Private Cinema Hire

Melbourne's best sounding private cinema is now available for private screenings, launches and various film industry events.

If you'd like to screen your short film for the cast and crew or test a feature film on the big screen, this private cinema can be all yours and it's sure to impress every audience. Enjoy the ultimate cinematic experience in an impressive 5.1 and 7.1 Dolby certified theatre complimented by the latest 2K digital cinema projection technology.

Situated in the heart of bustling South Yarra, with public transportation, restaurants and shops only a stone’s throw away. Music and Effects offer an exclusive experience that can be tailored to suit any occasion including premieres, award/press screenings and corporate events.

The cinema seats up to 40 people and also offers a private function space suitable for pre and post show events. Catering can be arranged upon request. A microphone can be provided for speeches and/or a Q&A session.

Contact us here to enquire about hosting a screening or event. 



Dialogue Editing

Dialogue Editing

Music and Effects have the tools and over 40 years of experience perfecting dialogue. The latest Izotope and Waves plugins are used to maximise noise reduction and provide crystal clear dialogue. Dialogue deserves this level of attention.

Cinema Sound Mixing

Music and Effects Cinema Mixing


Music and Effects offers cinematic mixing within either Fairlight or Pro Tools. The cinema-sized Mixing Theatre allows projects to be mixed in a full theatrical 7.1 environment, ideal for feature films, documentary features, short films and cinema commercials. This Dolby Digital® licensed theatre consists of 2 Fairlight Constellation XCS systems and a Pro Tools HD12 Native system. All 3 systems are interconnected to create exceptional flexibility and power.

ADR and Voice Recording

ADR and Voice Recording

The Music and Effects Recording studio is the ideal space for all types of ADR and Voice Over recording. The studio was designed by acoustic experts and has been specifically constructed so that the room is isolated from external audio and vibration.This makes for an ultra quiet environment for the highest quality audio recording. 

ADR recording is controlled natively by Fairlight, providing onscreen text, sync beeps and streamers. The extensive microphone collection offers a microphone for every vocal type and the range includes Neumann, Sennheiser, AKG and Electrovoice microphones. Directors and Producers can remotely listen into a recording session via Skype or Source Connect.


Source Connect

We offer Source Connect which allows clients to remotely connect to the recording session over the internet and monitor the ADR session if they are in a different location. Click on the icon to view our Source Connect profile or request a connection:

Sound Design and Editing

Sound Design

With a range of synthesisers, samplers, sound effects and a Foley studio at the ready, Music and Effects create unique sounds and powerful soundscapes for each project. The finest sound design will tell the sonic narrative and enhance the overall quality of the project.


Foley recording and editing


Music and Effect’s purpose built Foley room enables the creation of custom sound effects by experienced recordists and performers. This space has in-built Foley pits with a variety of walking surfaces as well as a plethora of props from anvils to zippers. There is a microphone for every sound including Soundfield, Neumann, Sennheiser and Electrovoice microphones.

Immersive Audio (Sound for 360 Film and VR)

Immersive Audio

Music and Effects are specialists in the Soundfield/Ambisonic format and have the longest knowledge base of this format in Australia. They record with Soundfield microphone kits and post produce the sound for virtual reality and 360 film. The team collaborate with VR makers from various disciplines and successfully apply their extensive experience and creativity in sonic storytelling to the latest technologies as they continue to evolve.

Since 1982, Music and Effects has used this technology to record a vast library of 3D sound effects and atmos tracks. They have recorded a library of over 1,500 B-format tracks from around the world including traffic jams in India, Central Park in New York, geysers in Iceland and World Cup street celebrations in Milan. These are typically used to create fully immersive experiences for surround sound in cinema and now, Virtual Reality.

TV and Online Sound Mixing

Tv and Online Mixing

Music and Effects have two television mix rooms, one operating a Fairlight Constellation XCS and the other running a Pro Tools HD12 system. These rooms are suitable for mixing online content and TV in 5.1 surround sound and stereo.

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