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Award-winning audio publishing installation 3H Sound Studio installs several Fairlight advanced consoles

Fremont, California – February 10, 2022 – Blackmagic Design today announced that prestigious film post-production house 3H Sound Studio Ltd. based in Taipei has installed several digital audio workstations (DAWs) built around its DaVinci Resolve Studio post-production software and Fairlight Advanced Console audio control surfaces.

Founded by legendary sound designer Tu Duu-Chih in 2004, 3H Sound Studio Ltd. offers services ranging from on-site sound recording to ADR and Dolby Atmos post-production. It received international critical acclaim, including the Technical Grand Prix at the 54th Cannes Film Festival, nine nominations and one win for Best Sound Design at the Hong Kong Film Awards, and 35 nominations and 12 wins for Best Sound Effects at the Golden Horse. Awards.

Tu was instrumental in technical advancements in sound engineering for the Taiwanese film industry. His work has contributed to masterpieces by top filmmakers, such as “In Our Time”, directed by Edward Yang, Yi Chang, Ko I-Chen and Tao Te-Chen, which is generally recognized as the seminal film of the ” New Taiwanese Cinema” and “The Terrorizer”, directed by Edward Yang. He also ushered in location-sync sound for the Taiwanese film industry by working with renowned directors such as Hou Hsiao-Hsien on “City of Sadness” and Edward Yang once again on “A Brighter Summer Day” 3H Sound Studio Ltd. has also partnered with established sound studios around the world, including Nikkatsu Recording Studio, AtLab, Sound Firm and Ramindra, on projects Dolby Atmos.

Beginning his career as an audio engineer when cinematic cinematography and analog sound design dominated the film industry, Tu completely digitized his workflow by switching to Fairlight DAWs in 1997.

Today, 3H Sound Studio Ltd. has ten mixing rooms equipped with numerous Fairlight DAWs, including two racks and five racks Fairlight Advanced Consoles, each with DaVinci Resolve Studio software, as well as seven legacy Fairlight systems.

“We plan to replace legacy models with the latest advanced Fairlight consoles and DaVinci Resolve Studio software within the next two years for obvious reason,” Tu said. “Not only does DaVinci Resolve Studio inherit the quality of being fast, reliable and intuitive from Fairlight, but it also has tons of new features such as higher performance, ability to export to different formats, immersive sound , efficient and easy-to-use ADR features, 2,000 tracks with real-time effects, new sound meter and free software updates as well as more responsive and sophisticated hardware consoles.

The advanced five-bay Fairlight console with DaVinci Resolve Studio was installed in the mixing room for Dolby Atmos mixing and mastering and has since been used on dozens of films, including director Chung Mong-Hong’s “A Sun”, “Love After Love” by director Ann Hui, “Ripples of Life” by Wei Shujun and “Anita” by Longman Leung.

3H Sound Studio Ltd. has designed workflows specifically for film audio post-production and we are confident that we can satisfy our customers by delivering high quality results within their deadlines. With the best sound designers in Taiwan, we help filmmakers make great Chinese films and bring them to audiences around the world,” Tu said.

“It’s Blackmagic Design’s Fairlight that gives us a complete solution with both software and hardware, and maximizes our efficiency and flexibility for complex audio post-production under tight deadlines. When we see Blackmagic Design’s continued efforts in research and development result in innovative updates, we know that Fairlight is something we as sound designers can look forward to and can trust. count,” he concluded.

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