The Mixer, aka Recordist, is the on-set/on-location sound engineer responsible for the recording of production sound and any sync-related on-set sound mixing and playback.
Specific duties will include:
- Supervising capture of audio onto various devices from various sources
- Maintenance and management of on-set sound equipment
- Assist in the recording of ADR, foley, & music during postproduction
The head of the Sound Department on location and is responsible for the operation of the audio Mixer and Recorder(s) which receive feeds from the microphones on set.