Is the amount of money you plan to spend on audio and music greater in 2009 than 2008?
27% Staying the same
27% No, less
36% Not sure yet
What projects will be the majority of your work in the coming year?
63% Non-broadcast video
36% TV commercials
9% Feature film
9% Television (series)
9% Radio programs/commercials
27% Casual/serious video gaming
In general, what part of your budgets are reserved for music?
0% 10% or more
27% We don't have a budget for music generally
What is your need for music in projects compared to last year?
54% About the same
18% Not sure
What is/are the biggest factor(s) in determining the music you use in a project?
54% Budget limitations
45% Quality of the music
0% Popular/current artist
18% Sounds like something else
36% Royalty free usage
Are you pre-clearing music before editing it into a project?
36% Sometimes - we deal with that later
0% I have to get permission to use it?
45% Doesn't apply
What kind of music will you use the most this year?
90% Library/stock music
27% Original/custom music
9% Songs by indie artists
0% Songs by major label artists
If you use library music, or have done projects with 5.1/7.1 surround audio, would a 'surround sound music and sound effects library' be of use to you?
In general, what part of your budgets are reserved for audio post-production services?
0% 10% or more
54% We try to do as much as possible in house
Which of the following audio post services will you have need of in the coming year for projects?
18% ADR (dialogue replacement)
54% Voiceover/voice actors
27% Live or onsite recording
45% Studio recording/stereo mixdown
9% Studio recording/5.1 mixdown
63% Audio/music editing
63% Sound design/sound effects