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ISSUE 72May 2015

  • 4 - 7 AN INTERVIEW WITH BEN WILKINS
    Paul Davies chats career and of course Whiplash
  • 8 - 10 FORTITUDE
    Chris Roberts comes in from the cold!
  • 11 - 13 THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO, GO, GO!
    The ‘Natter’ Lip-Sync system explained
  • 14 - 15 MARCO POLO
    John Rodda takes us out East to a new facility
  • 16 - 17 RADIO MICS
    Rob Hardcastle weighs up the evil of radio!
  • 18 - 19 DANETRACKS
    An insight into the West Hollywood facility
    20 AMPS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
    Illustrated with pictures and words!
  • 21 THE PHONE CALL
    Dropping in other people’s phone calls!
  • 22 WHO IS DOING WHAT?
    A 2014/2015 activity round-up
  • 23 SATELLITE & OBIT
    Satellite delivery & Cyril Brown

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ISSUE 71October 2014

  • 4 - 7 RECORDING CAPT. PHILLIPS & GRAVITY
    Chris Munroe gives us an insight into recording the audio on two Oscrar-winning films
  • 8 - 9 DOLBY ATMOS IN THE HOME?
    Sounds great in the cinema - can this really be replicated for the domestic market?
  • AMPS GETS FRIENDLY WITH JAMES
    AMPS becomes Associate Member of JAMES
  • 10 - 13 LOUDNESS ISSUES IN THE CINEMA
    Julian Pinn walks us through this complex issue
  • 14 - 17 DECIBELS & DREAMS
    Part one of Graham Hartstone’s memories at Pinewood Sound Studios
  • 18 - 19 WHO IS DOING WHAT?
    A 2014 round-up of the wide range of projects

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ISSUE 70April 2013

  • AMPS AGM 2013 Report
  • Sustaining Members Show - pictures from the event
  • The Interview - Ian Voigt questioned by David Lascelles
  • Scam City : Michele Caruso on recording the dark side
  • Who’s Doing What : John Rodda compiles your news
  • Bond At 50 - Pat Heigham recalls a memorable shoot
  • Sound Awards 2012/2013
  • SoundPro 2012 pictures
  • AES New Products - Terry Nelson reports from the show
  • Obituaries - Gerry Hambling and Stefan Kudelski

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ISSUE 69October 2012

  • AMPS AGM 2012 Report
  • The Sustaining Members Show in pictures
  • AMPS Press Releases - Sound Awards
  • AMPS News - AMPS Groups and FilmClub
  • New Pinewood Stage
  • Sound Awards - summary of the year so far
  • Obituary John Streeter AMPS Hon

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ISSUE 68November 2011

  • Remote Control : Tim White explores the Digital Snake
  • Dennis Weinreich : Interview by Peter Hodges
  • The Hugh Strain Interview by Rob James, from 1999
  • Yellow Submarine : Sound Post from 1968 by Antal Kovacs
  • Angel Heart : Eddy Joseph recalls a memorable production
  • Hugh Strain AMPS Fellow : An obituary by Norman Brown
  • Peter Lodge : An obituary by Michael Johns
  • Reg Sutton AMPS Hon : An obituary from Sir Sydney Samuelson

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ISSUE 67June 2011

  • AMPS AGM 2011 report
  • Who’s At What Extra: Clive Copland brings us Cinemobile
  • Who’s At What Extra: Catching Fire with Tim White
  • 2010 Sound Awards - a round-up
  • Citations for AMPS Fellowship Awards
  • News items ; Sound Devices - a new Sustaining Member
  • Stephen Dalby obituary
  • Images from the Sustaining Members Show at the NFTS

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ISSUE 66December 2010

  • JP Beauviala : Mr Aaton, interviewed by Tim White
  • Ofcom Replacement Funding update by Sandy MacRae
  • UK Screen Sound Awards : CONCH 2010
  • BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2010 - Sound

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ISSUE 65August 2010

  • Ofcom Interim Report: Sandy MacRae comments
  • The ‘Secret’ Pastimes of our members
  • Sennheiser: A tribute to the founder
  • An Amazon Tale: Simon Koelmeyer relates
  • The London Film Museum
  • AMPS at the BSC 2010 Show

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ISSUE 64March 2010

  • AMPS at the BVE and other news
  • AMPS AGM Report
  • Sustaining Members Show
  • CEDAR Visited - Peter Hodges’ hush-hush report
  • 2009 Sound Awards summary
  • A Chance Remark - Ian Richardson tells what can happen
  • Social Networking for Boom-Ops / News extra
  • Sustaining Members Show - extra pictures
  • David Lane - a tribute

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ISSUE 63December 2009

  • AMPS Charity : A project for CTBF’s Glebelands
  • Meet The Members : Nico Louw and John Salter
  • So What About Channel 38? - Sandy MacRae on an RF future
  • Letters: Colin Miller bids farewell
  • Norwegian Dialogue - Dave Humphries goes Nordic
  • Conch Awards - Full results
  • Obituaries - Peter T Davies, Angie Marshall
  • Dr Who’s Doing What? - Antique pictorial

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ISSUE 62July 2009

  • AMPS assist
  • AMPS News - Membership explained and Visual Impact
  • Charity update
  • AMPS at 20 : The publications celebrated
  • A Mirroring Story - a DVD tale from AMPSconnect
  • Radio Mics in 1917 - well almost - from the AMPS archive
  • Obituaries
  • Project Pinewood and Fellows luncheon

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ISSUE 61March 2009

  • Help - Chris Roberts on making AMPS run better
  • AMPS AGM Report
  • Images from the AMPS Sustaining Members Show
  • Practitioners pass on skills - FT2 Masterclasses
  • Meet our Sustaining Members: Audio Engineering
  • Round-up of major sound awards for 2008
  • Misc: Letters, AMPS anniversary
  • Obituaries: Mickey Hickey
  • Industry statistics from 2008

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ISSUE 60December 2008

  • News, Items, Nominations, Forthcoming Events
  • The Journal page and Chairman’s comment
  • Membership matters
  • AMPS News: Subscription rates and honours
  • In Other Publications - a round-up
  • The Editor’s Oddments - a miscellany of thoughts
  • Amusements - tall tales and ludicrous lines
  • Who’s At What: Dave Humphries brings us your news
  • Conch Awards: the winners and nominees
  • Farewell Videosonics
  • Obituaries
  • AGM & Sustaining Members Show note

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ISSUE 59September 2008

04 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
05 The Journal page and Chairman’s chat
06 Membership matters / New members
07 BAFTA TV Craft Awards / Group Health Care reminder
08 Jez’s Jump - member Jeremy Brown’s Charity parachuting
09 More charity fund raising / Editor’s Oddments
10 Letter to an Industry Entrant
11 Three ways to receive AMPS CONNECT
12 Who’s At What: Dave Humphries brings us your news
18 Conch Awards Short-list
19 Editor’s Oddments
20 Box Office statistics 2007 from the UK Film Council
22 Obituaries: David Hildyard AMPS Hon
23 Obituaries: Dudley Plummer AMPS Hon
24 A brief look at the BSC’s very professional annual show

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ISSUE 58April 2008

04 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
05 The Journal page and Chairman’s chat
06 Membership matters / New members
07 Are We Communicating? : AMPS e-mail changes
08 AMPS News - Fellowships & Medical Insurance Scheme
09 AMPS & BECTU - a closer relationship explained
10 AGM Report
12 Sustaining Members Show
14 Who’s At What : Dave Humphries brings us your news
19 News Etc
20 Charity News : OHS completes while CHASE begins
22 Sonosax Meeting Report Plus : Tim White explains
27 Films On Fire : John Crumpton’s between jobs activities
30 Obituary: Trevor Carless
32 Sustaining Members Show Extra

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ISSUE 57December 2007

04 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
05 The Journal page and Chairman’s chat
06 Membership Matters
07 Journal’s Misc Items
08 Screening Dates for 2008
09 Who’s At What : Dave Humphries brings us your news
14 Little Technology Points to Ponder
15 AMPS Connect Tutorial - in depth
18 Obituary: Peter Handford
20 AGM meeting dates

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ISSUE 56November 2007

04 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
05 The Journal page and editorial
06 Membership Matters & New Members
07 Journal’s Misc Items
08 The DDR Radio Mic Issue : Who Owns The Airwaves?
09 Who’s At What : Dave Humphries brings us your news
14 Personal Report : Gordon Thomson explains his gear
15 2007 - A Digital Anniversary Year
16 Meeting Report : Digital Cinema
21 Journal’s Misc Items
18 The Conch Sound Awards 2007 - nominees and winners
19 AMPS Connect - AMPS new email group
20 Post To Africa : Humphries in Nigeria
22 Cables : A look at cable for all analogue applications
26 Obituary : Tim Blackham, AMPS Fellow
28 Who’s At What Extra - the Italian Third Man!

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ISSUE 55May 2007

04 The Journal page and editorial
05 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
06 Membership Matters & New Members
07 The New AMPS Council
08 An Introduction from AMPS New Chairman
09 Who’s At What : Dave Humphries brings us your news
14 AGM Report
16 The Sustaining Members Show
17 Dead Ferrets - the history and evolution of wind gags
20 2006 Sound Awards - a complete round-up
21 A Letter from Better Sound
22 Sustaining Member News: FX Rentals & the Sony Bravia ads
23 AMPS Reports: Virtual Sound Design and Happy Feet
24 AMPS Charity update: Ovingdean Hall School
25 News, Items, Oddments & Reports
26 Obituaries: Danny Daniel and Don Wortham
28 More images from the AGM & Sustaining Members Show

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ISSUE 54January 2007

SUSTAINING MEMBERS LIST
NEWS, ITEMS, ODDMENTS & REPORTS
A mixture of readables
SCREENINGS
BEIRG & OFCOM - WHAT’S GOING ON?
Sandy MacRae reports on the latest situation
ALSO AMPS
A look at the wide range of people we share A-M-P-S with
WHO’S AT WHAT
Dave Humphries brings us your news
IN OTHER PUBLICATIONS
A digest of relevant articles in other UK publications
AMPS & BSI COLLABORATE TO COMBAT NOISE
Julian Pinn reports and asks for assistance in creating standards
WEB SIGHT
Some everyday but useful web links
WHO DESERVES THE CREDIT?
Bob Allen questions whether Lauste is Father of Sound-on-Film
OBITUARY: GERRY HUMPHREYS
Robin O’Donoghue remembers
END CREDITS 2006
A list of industry names gone
WHO’S DOING WHAT - PICTURE EXTRA

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ISSUE 53November 2006

SUSTAINING MEMBERS LIST
NEWS, ITEMS, ODDMENTS & REPORTS
A mixture of readables
MEMBERSHIP REPORT & NEW MEMBERS
GENERAL NEWS & ODDMENTS
A collection of readables
AMPS WORKING
AMPS acts over impact of new rules for UK Tax Incentives
CALIFORNIA - HERE I COME
Brian Simmons relates the story of his production completing in the USA
WHO’S AT WHAT
David Humphries collates member’s activities
WEB SIGHT
The launch of a regular column about relevant web sites
MANUFACTURERS NEWS
New products and services
IN THOSE DAYS
Peter Musgrave recalls early beginnings in the cutting rooms at Ealing
IN OTHER PUBLICATIONS
A digest of the more interesting items in other trade publications
FLICKERING SHADOWS
AMPS for charity - a last opportunity to acquire John Mitchell’s book
OBITUARIES
Announcements and further tributes to Bob Allen
EXTRA PICTURES
Pictorial item

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ISSUE 52August 2006

SUSTAINING MEMBERS LIST
NEWS, ITEMS, ODDMENTS & REPORTS
A mixture of readables
MEMBERSHIP REPORT & NEW MEMBERS
REMIXING IT - AMPS MEETING REPORT
Jim Betteridge summarises the meetings events
UPDATE ON AMPS WEB ACTIVITIES
Sandy MacRae relates 10 years of www.amps.net and looks to the future
OUTSIDE & WEATHERPROOF
Ian Sands turns DIY for an exterior miking project
WHO’S AT WHAT
David Humphries collates member’s activities
TRIBUTES TO BOB ALLEN
A collection of tributes to a good friend
LAUSTE CENTENARY
It’s 100 years since the Lauste patent for sound on film
POSTING THE PLANET
Alan Sallabank talks to Graham Wild about posting BBC’s Planet Earth
STUFF TO BUY
Flickering Shadows, Polo Shirts or AMPS Certificates for charity
THAI TAKE-AWAY
Dave Humphries relates emergency ADR in Thailand
NEWS EXTRA
News items and oddments
WE WANT AN EVENTS SECRETARY
An AMPS appeal for help
SUSTAINING MEMBER & INDUSTRY NEWS
Industry news
OBITUARIES - FRED TOMLIN & KEN SCRIVENER
Obits of two AMPS members
FACTS & FIGURES
Info from the Film Council’s Statistical Yearbook 2005

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ISSUE 51June 2006

  • SUSTAINING MEMBERS LIST
  • NEWS, ITEMS, ODDMENTS & REPORTS
    A mixture of readables
  • MEMBERSHIP REPORT
  • THE NEW AMPS COUNCIL
    In glorious colour
  • STREAMING INSIDER
    Ian Sands explains how AMPS Meeting streaming works
  • ZAXCOM DIGITAL RADIO MIC MEETING REPORT
    Sandy MacRae reports on this popular meeting
  • AGM REPORT & SUSTAINING MEMBERS SHOW
    Full report and pictures
  • WHO’S AT WHAT
    David Humphries collates member’s activities
  • BEIRG AGM REPORT
    AMPS is a member of BEIRG. Sandy MacRae reports.
  • AMPS MERCHANDISE
    Shirts and Certs with the logo
  • IF I WAS GOING THERE, I WOULDN’T START FROM HERE
    Joint GBFTE/AMPS meeting report
  • AATON CANTAR UPDATE MEETING REPORT
    Update meeting on this digital recorder and post audio file handling
  • HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS
    Film comment
  • 2006 FILM AWARDS
    Nominees and Winners from the BAFTAS & Oscars
  • IN OTHER PUBLICATIONS
    A digest of items from other publications
  • AMPS FELLOWSHIP FOR 2006
    Full citations for awards to Tim Blackham and Lionel Strutt
  • OBITUARIES & END CREDITS 2005

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ISSUE 50December 2005

  • 2  SUSTAINING MEMBERS LIST
  • 4  NEWS, ITEMS, ODDMENTS & REPORTS
    A mixture of readables
  • 6  MEMBERSHIP REPORT
  • 7  CHARITY UPDATE
    Progress on our support of Ovingdean Hall School
  • 8  MEETING REPORT
    Jim Betteridge reports on the Dolby Evening
  • 9  LETTERS
    AMPS letters
  • 10 DO THE NUMBERS ADD UP?
    Nagra’s John Owens - how hi-spec digital equates with quality
  • 12 50 ISSUES OF THE JOURNAL
    A brief look at the history of this publication
  • 14 WHO’S AT WHAT
    Dave Humphries collates member’s activities
  • 18 WITH THE BENEFIT OF HIND SIGHT
    A 73-year old article on film sound reprinted
  • 22 AMPS SHIRTS & CERTS FOR SALE
    Buy something from AMPS and contribute to our charity
  • 24 SUSTAINING MEMBERS NEWS
  • 26 OBITUARIES
    Charlie McFadden and John Mitchell

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ISSUE 48August 2005

  • MYSTIC SOUNDMAN - G John Garrett presents a different way of looking at sound
  • AGM REPORT - Round-up of key happenings
  • SUSTAINING MEMBERS SHOW -Report and pictures
  • SUSTAINING MEMBER NEWS - New Sus Mems / Who’s up to what
  • BRAIN TICKLES & GONE WITH THE WIND - BA and BH writings
  • END CREDITS 2004 - Industry farewell
  • SCREENED - FOR SOUND - Jim Betteridge looks at the products of Screen Research
  • CANNON FODDER - TRIBUTE TO THE XLR
  • 2005 FILM AWARDS FOR SOUND

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ISSUE 2April 1990

The second Issue of the AMPS Newsletter.
APRIL 1990

This is a graphic copy and not searchable.  Included for history.

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ISSUE 1March 1990

The very first AMPS Newletter.
March 1990

INAUGURAL GENERAL MEETING
DESIGNING AN AMPS LOGO

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