Foundation

last update: 24 June 2009

Organisation Structure:

The Board of Directors is a body of appointed persons who jointly oversee the activities of the Pleasurize Music Foundation.

The development and organization of a number of workgroups is also an important responsibility of the Board of Directors to control and increase the activity of the PMF:
These are a view of the workgroups:
-          Web communications (English)
-          PR workgroup: Newsletter & PR releases, coordination of international PR
-          Coordination of translations
-          Solution development for loudness balanced pre listening in commercial online shops
-          Solution development for establishment of Dolby Volume-like technologies
-          Solution development for loudness control in Broadcast
-          Workgroup “Sound Sculpture” (listening education at the POS)
-          Cooperation workgroup for the establishment of a practical Blu-Ray Audio format
-          Development of a Surround quality seal
-          Research group for the future use of meta data for equal listening volume
-          Establishment and operation of the Board of Research
-          Development of multilingual educational material for schools to teach kids "listening"
-          Membership development (to be split into different member and territorial categories)
-          TT DR Meter optimization and development
-          Meter implementation (in other DAWs and metering solutions)
-          Internal communication
-          Merchandise
-          Establishment of DR releases platform
-          Research center planning
-          Board and staff development
-          Annual bylaw development
-          Fundraising activities
 

Our Board of Directors will represent the fields of science & research, artists, audio engineering and industry.

Currently we are still in the process of formation. We are proud to present:

Friedemann Tischmeyer (Engineer/Author)
Germany / USA

www.proworkshops.de

Founder and idea man of the PMF and the
DR system.

Author of Audio Mastering and Internal Mixing
book and DVD series.

Also CEO of the PMF.

 

 

Ronald Prent (Engineer/Producer)
The Netherlands / Benlux

www.galaxystudios.com 

David Bowie
Elton John
Faith No More
Gotthard
Herbert Grönemeyer
Mink Deville
Paul Young
Peter Maffay
Pointer Sisters
Robert Palmer
Sade
Soulsisters
The Police
UB40
...

 

 

Prof. Karlheinz Brandenburg (Science & Research)
Germany

http://www.tu-ilmenau.de

Director of Fraunhofer-Institut for Digital Mediatechnologie (IDMT) and mp3 inventor
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver Masciarotte
(Audio Industry & Audio Engineer)
USA

www.seneschal.net

30 years of audio industry experience in marketing and communication for big brands with background as gold and platinum engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Lucio Cadeddu
Italy

Founder, editor & director of TNT-Audio (www.tnt-audio.com), international HiFi magazine
Maths professor at the University of Cagliari (Italy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hagü Schmitz
Germany

Musician, Songwriter, Producer/ Engineer since 1984. Editor in Chief of the German magazine "Xound".  Board-member of MPAG (Music Producer Association Germany)

www.xound.com

hague@xound.com

 

 

Zhang Jian Wen
China

Audio engineer, producer & musician, free-music promoter.
Founder of "Bypass" electronic music net-label.

http://bp.bai-hua.org

 

 

 

 

 

Dipl.-Ing. Ralph Kessler
Germany

Audio & Mastering Engineer with surround experience and R&D background (Pinguin meter, Weiss, Wizoo/Digidesign...)

www.masterpinguin.de
www.AcousticOnDemand.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Rob Toulson
UK

Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Audio and Music
Technology at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Rob is researching
loudness, dynamic range and percussion tuning and is also an active record
producer.

www.robtoulson.com

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