• Sound of Music 2
  • Mag-machine-head cropped
  • Rocky horror cropped
  • Mag cleaning
  • Mag Machine
  • Audio Mechanics restored the 30th Anniversary edition of Alien
  • Front view of "Detailing"
  • African Queen
  • Preserved the original masters for "Sound of Music"

Who We Are

Audio Mechanics celebrated their 20th anniversary in September 2011. The company has become one of the most sought-after audio service providers for film studios and archives with a reputation for aesthetic integrity and extreme technical proficiency. Specializations include the preservation of deteriorating audio assets and digital capture, sound restoration, and mixing and re-mastering for film and other formats. Experienced active management and a staff of talented audio engineers skilled in the listening arts has made Audio Mechanics an award winning leader in the field of audio, maintaining an impressive list of major studio, academic, government and independent audio collections clientele.

Featured Projects

  • FOX Preservation Project

    FOX Preservation Project

    Audio Mechanics has been chosen to supervise the digital preservation of 20th Century Fox’s entire inventory of feature film sound assets. The process includes metadata verification, audio evaluation, digital transfer for preservation, audio QC, and detailed reports. Visit our preservation … [more]

  • King of Comedy

    King of Comedy

    Audio Mechanics’ new digital restoration of “The King of Comedy,” directed by Martin Scorsese, was featured at the closing ceremony of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, with special presentations by Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, and Martin Scorsese [article here]. … [more]

  • BIG

    BIG

    This 1988 20th Century Fox classic starring Tom Hanks was restored at Audio Mechanics from the original LCRS dialog, music, and effects stems for Blu-Ray and DVD release. The 35mm mag, LCRS master stems were also preserved as high-resolution raw transfers, … [more]

Latest News

  • Martin Scorsese on BLIMP

    Martin Scorsese on BLIMP

    See this video of Martin Scorsese describing the restoration process for “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp.” Audio Mechanics was selected to perform the sound restoration for this 1943 classic from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger [see video here]

  • "Visions of Eight" at Cannes Film Festival

    Audio Mechanics at Cannes …

    Audio Mechanics was selected by the International Olympic Committee to restore the film of the 1972 Munich olympic games, “Visions of Eight,” featured at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival [article here]

  • The Elia Kazan Collection wins Film Heritage Award

    The Elia Kazan Collection wins Film Heritage Award

    The Elia Kazan Collection, by 20th Century Fox, has won the National Society of Film Critics’ Heritage award.  Audio Mechanics provided sound restoration for Baby Doll (1956), Viva Zapata! (1952), and A Face in the Crowd (1957).