Chris M.

Chris M.

BelfastUnited Kingdom
Job Success
Top Rated

Audiobook Editing Mastering Specialist, Audiobook, Podcast Editor

Specializes in Audio Editing
I have over 15 years of professional experience working for, and on behalf of large and complex corporations as a specialist audio engineer in the fields of audio production, music production, podcast editor, audiobook editing, audio mastering. I have spent the last 8 years focused on deploying my services via the Upwork platform as a full time service provider in line of dialog audio editing, audio restoration and dialogue production for podcast and audiobook editing. All audiobook production & narration services are ACX Audible certified and go through a high end, rigorous production process to ensure high standards are met. I have extensive experience in music production, recording and editing narration projects as well as serving as a lead engineer overseeing large audio production projects involving managing teams of other audio engineers and narrators. My skills consist of professional audio mastering, audio engineering, and consultation. I run a full time recording studio that is constantly kept up to date with high end digital and audio production tools and training that enable me to provide you with high quality, professional results through the latest, most efficient processes. Audio Mastering is the final step in enhancing & preparing source audio before its final use. I offer a professional range of audio editing and audio production related services on a full time basis. You can achieve the highest level of quality without breaking your bank balance. Regardless of your experience in online audio collaboration, my goal is to provide you with an easy to work with, remote service that provides you with high quality production results every time. My experience covers audio production, audio mastering, dialogue editing, and podcast production, music production, audio editing, mixing and post editing, post production work. I have collaborated with many businesses and major record labels such as Nokia, Sony/ATV Ultra Music, Universal, BBC, SKY and many more. I have produced over 2000 podcasts for a series of high profile clients worldwide and i have a specialist interest in the health and wellness industry. As you can see in my profile i have taken clients with podcast ideas to a national success that have been covered by The Guardian News Agency. I understand how important it is to have your project completed without being let down. By working with me you can be confident i've fully assessed your task to see it to completion. I am always reskilling to keep up to date with the latest production methods. In 2019 I have graduated SERC with a new HNC qualification in Creative Media Production. This covers Video Editing using Adobe Premier Pro and audio post production for Film & TV. Additionally in 2019, I completed and passed an official certification as an Izotope RX Advanced Audio Engineer. Business working hours 0900 - 20:00+ Mon / Sat Services: audio editing, audio mixing, audio mastering, audio engineering, audiobook production, audiobook editing, ACX, podcast production, podcast editor, voice over, music production, audio restoration, audiobook mastering, narration, video editing, music production, song production, jingles, sound effects, foley Additional: Voice Over (various demographics available) Mastered for iTunes specification (MFiT) Dialogue Audio Mastering (ACX Compliant) Audio book Narration Audiobook Editing Audiobook Mastering Jingles Mastering Podcast Consulting R128 Loudness compliance for broadcasters and video playback audio levels Music Licensing - If you need music for something we have various catalogues with music Automatic Dialogue Replacement. Large library / Bulk audio file management / renaming & editing. Audio Watermarking (A new process developed to physically embed words, codes or images inside an audio waveform that is inaudible Why would you want this? If you are a record label sharing exclusive content and it gets leaked then you could, in fact, confirm the source of the leak) What to expect Improving the clarity, definition & warmth Optimising average and peak volumes for consistent loudness. Remove unwanted noise, clicks, pops & hiss Signal Processing, Compression & EQ Bass management, Stereo Widening, Mastering Reverb Fades/Cross Fades, Error Check Fast Turn-around Times Secure FTP, Fast Uploading & Downloading with 250mb broadband connection. Audio can be provided in any format required. 15 Years of professional audio industry experience Satisfaction Guaranteed I am highly skilled using the following applications Steinberg Cubase Izotope RX Steinberg Wavelab Ableton Live Adobe Audition Adobe Premier Pro
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 24, 2019 - Jul 14, 2021

"Excellent podcast specialist."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Sep 14, 2019 - Jan 11, 2021

"Chris was totally spot on! He always delivered what we needed and was able to work on tight timetables. I'd hire him again in a heartbeat!"

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Nov 11, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020

"Clear communication; prompt, excellent work turning audio files with noise into clean, ACX acceptable ones."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020

"Freelancer did an excellent job. Very happy with the freelancer's work."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 3, 2020
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Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jan 22, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020

"Finished the job very quickly, and turned what I thought to be a botched podcast into something that sounded pretty good, considering what I gave him to start with! Will hire again."

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Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Mar 12, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jun 3, 2019

"Chris helped me edit a track of two songs for a school performance! He worked quickly and was very responsive. Nice work!"

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 May 14, 2018 - May 23, 2018

"Thank you very much for your help. Appreciate your communication, quality and clarification of job / work required."

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Podcast Production Success
Podcast Production Success
This is a before and after example of editing dialog speech flow seamlessly. The first 7 seconds is the unedited original dialog. You can hear the speaker repeating his words, clicks and uhms. After 7 seconds is the dialog edited to remove the issues with seamless transition of speech flow.
Dialog Audio Editing Speech Flow
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Skills & expertise

Audio Editing Software

  • Audacity
  • Ableton Live
  • Cubase
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Sound Forge
  • PreSonus
  • Acoustica 9
  • Reaper
  • Adobe Audition
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Logic Pro
Chris M.

Chris M.

BelfastUnited Kingdom
Job Success
Top Rated
159
Jobs
1,630
Hours

330
Total Jobs
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Audiobook Editing Mastering Specialist, Audiobook, Podcast Editor

Specializes in Audio Editing
I have over 15 years of professional experience working for, and on behalf of large and complex corporations as a specialist audio engineer in the fields of audio production, music production, podcast editor, audiobook editing, audio mastering. I have spent the last 8 years focused on deploying my services via the Upwork platform as a full time service provider in line of dialog audio editing, audio restoration and dialogue production for podcast and audiobook editing. All audiobook production & narration services are ACX Audible certified and go through a high end, rigorous production process to ensure high standards are met. I have extensive experience in music production, recording and editing narration projects as well as serving as a lead engineer overseeing large audio production projects involving managing teams of other audio engineers and narrators. My skills consist of professional audio mastering, audio engineering, and consultation. I run a full time recording studio that is constantly kept up to date with high end digital and audio production tools and training that enable me to provide you with high quality, professional results through the latest, most efficient processes. Audio Mastering is the final step in enhancing & preparing source audio before its final use. I offer a professional range of audio editing and audio production related services on a full time basis. You can achieve the highest level of quality without breaking your bank balance. Regardless of your experience in online audio collaboration, my goal is to provide you with an easy to work with, remote service that provides you with high quality production results every time. My experience covers audio production, audio mastering, dialogue editing, and podcast production, music production, audio editing, mixing and post editing, post production work. I have collaborated with many businesses and major record labels such as Nokia, Sony/ATV Ultra Music, Universal, BBC, SKY and many more. I have produced over 2000 podcasts for a series of high profile clients worldwide and i have a specialist interest in the health and wellness industry. As you can see in my profile i have taken clients with podcast ideas to a national success that have been covered by The Guardian News Agency. I understand how important it is to have your project completed without being let down. By working with me you can be confident i've fully assessed your task to see it to completion. I am always reskilling to keep up to date with the latest production methods. In 2019 I have graduated SERC with a new HNC qualification in Creative Media Production. This covers Video Editing using Adobe Premier Pro and audio post production for Film & TV. Additionally in 2019, I completed and passed an official certification as an Izotope RX Advanced Audio Engineer. Business working hours 0900 - 20:00+ Mon / Sat Services: audio editing, audio mixing, audio mastering, audio engineering, audiobook production, audiobook editing, ACX, podcast production, podcast editor, voice over, music production, audio restoration, audiobook mastering, narration, video editing, music production, song production, jingles, sound effects, foley Additional: Voice Over (various demographics available) Mastered for iTunes specification (MFiT) Dialogue Audio Mastering (ACX Compliant) Audio book Narration Audiobook Editing Audiobook Mastering Jingles Mastering Podcast Consulting R128 Loudness compliance for broadcasters and video playback audio levels Music Licensing - If you need music for something we have various catalogues with music Automatic Dialogue Replacement. Large library / Bulk audio file management / renaming & editing. Audio Watermarking (A new process developed to physically embed words, codes or images inside an audio waveform that is inaudible Why would you want this? If you are a record label sharing exclusive content and it gets leaked then you could, in fact, confirm the source of the leak) What to expect Improving the clarity, definition & warmth Optimising average and peak volumes for consistent loudness. Remove unwanted noise, clicks, pops & hiss Signal Processing, Compression & EQ Bass management, Stereo Widening, Mastering Reverb Fades/Cross Fades, Error Check Fast Turn-around Times Secure FTP, Fast Uploading & Downloading with 250mb broadband connection. Audio can be provided in any format required. 15 Years of professional audio industry experience Satisfaction Guaranteed I am highly skilled using the following applications Steinberg Cubase Izotope RX Steinberg Wavelab Ableton Live Adobe Audition Adobe Premier Pro
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 24, 2019 - Jul 14, 2021

"Excellent podcast specialist."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Sep 14, 2019 - Jan 11, 2021

"Chris was totally spot on! He always delivered what we needed and was able to work on tight timetables. I'd hire him again in a heartbeat!"

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Nov 11, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020

"Clear communication; prompt, excellent work turning audio files with noise into clean, ACX acceptable ones."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020

"Freelancer did an excellent job. Very happy with the freelancer's work."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 3, 2020
Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jan 22, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020

"Finished the job very quickly, and turned what I thought to be a botched podcast into something that sounded pretty good, considering what I gave him to start with! Will hire again."

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Mar 12, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 Jun 3, 2019

"Chris helped me edit a track of two songs for a school performance! He worked quickly and was very responsive. Nice work!"

Private earnings
Rating is 5 out of 5.
5.00 May 14, 2018 - May 23, 2018

"Thank you very much for your help. Appreciate your communication, quality and clarification of job / work required."

Private earnings

Chris M. has more jobs. Create an account to review them

Portfolio

Podcast Production Success
Podcast Production Success
This is a before and after example of editing dialog speech flow seamlessly. The first 7 seconds is the unedited original dialog. You can hear the speaker repeating his words, clicks and uhms. After 7 seconds is the dialog edited to remove the issues with seamless transition of speech flow.
Dialog Audio Editing Speech Flow
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Skills & expertise

Audio Editing Software

  • Audacity
  • Ableton Live
  • Cubase
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Sound Forge
  • PreSonus
  • Acoustica 9
  • Reaper
  • Adobe Audition
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Logic Pro
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