4D Audio Studio Policies
a. Studio sessions are booked in 2-hour intervals.
b. All sessions include an engineer.
c. If a session exceeds 30-minutes over schedule, the following 2-hour interval is billed for.
d. For sessions 6-hours and longer please account for a food break.
How To Book A Session
a. To book a session please read through this page and then Contact Us.
b. Please provide your name, email, telephone number, the best times to reach you, and a brief scope of work (details on the contact page).
c. We will respond, usually by phone, to discuss the project and arrange a date and time for the session.
d. Before your booking is finalized, you’ll need to make a deposit.
a. Deposits are upfront payments that secure your session booking. They deduct from the amount you owe the day of. Without a deposit, your session time will be available for booking by someone else. For sessions that haven’t been secured, contact us a day or two ahead of time to see if the session time is still available.
b. Deposits can cover the entire session charge if you so choose. The minimum accepted deposits are:
1. $50 for 2-4 hour sessions.
2. $100 for 6-10 hour sessions.
3. 33% - 50% (depending on workload) for mixing and mastering.
a. To cancel a session please Contact Us to let us know.
b. Sessions cancelled within 72 hours of the start time will incur a cancellation charge equaling the minimum deposit.
Data & Files
a. 4D Audio Productions must receive full payment before delivering audio files.
i. Electronic and credit payments may take 2 or more business days to process. We can deliver files after the transaction has been verified.
b. We deliver files via physical storage device (hard drive or flash drive), Dropbox link, or email (single mp3 only).
c. Please bring an external hard drive to your session. The drive should have substantial free space and USB or Firewire 800 connectivity.
i. Please bring any files you want to work with on this drive.
d. We hold your session files on our system for a minimum of 90-days after your last session. After that, deletion is possible.
Payments & Refunds
a. We accept cash, credit/debit cards, and online payment via PayPal. PayPal and credit transactions have associated transaction fees.
b. Refunds may be issued for sessions cancelled over 72 hours in advance.
c. Refunds may only be issued for funds sent to us within the last 30 days.
d. Transaction fees will be deducted from refunds via credit card and/or PayPal. (PayPal fees, credit card fees, etc.)
Studio Session Rates
a. 2 Hours - $100; 4 Hours - $175; 6 Hours - $225; 8 Hours - $265; 10 Hours - $300
b. Not all projects are right for hourly sessions. To get a more accurate quote for your project please Contact Us.
Promotional Use & Damages
a. To showcase our work, 4D Audio Productions may post your content on web pages under our control including our Soundcloud page, our social media sites, our Website. If this is an issue, please let us know ahead of booking your session.
b. Please don’t goof around with the equipment. If you break it, you bought it. Thanks for reading! :)