This two-day class guides you through editing audio files, repair field recordings, perform multitrack arranging and mixing, synchronize audio and video, analyze and fix common audio problems, and perform other creative sound design techniques. This course focuses on practical, professional techniques used to add professional music and sound effects to video and multimedia projects.
This course is designed for those who want to learn the basics of audio content creation, editing, and mixing and who prefer hands-on, interactive instruction to best explore the audio functionality of Final Cut Studio.
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
Understanding the Sound Editing Process, Cleaning Dialogue, Integrating Sound Effects and Adding MusicSound Mixing Basics
Offline Mixing, Online Mixing, Mixing in Soundtrack Pro, Sending to a STP Multitrack Project, Performing Basic Mixing Tasks, Adjusting and Automating Levels, Conforming and Returning to Final Cut ProGetting to Know Soundtrack Pro
Using the Frequency Spectrum View, Controlling the Spectrum, and Working with FrequencyRecording in Soundtrack Pro
Understanding Panes, Tabs and Window Layouts, Setting Project Properties, Controlling Playback, Navigating the Timeline and Exploring the Track HeaderFixing Audio Files
Sending to an STP Audio File Project, Exploring the File Editor Project View, Navigating the Waveform Display, Redrawing Waveforms, Analyzing an Audio File, Working with Actions, Noise Reduction, Returning to Final Cut Pro and Saving an Action as an AppleScriptRecording Dialogue
Opening a Multitrack Project, Working with Tracks, Setting Up for Recording, Recording a Single Take, Collecting the Project and Using Punch Recording
Using the Editing Tools, Arranging Clips, Basic Mixing, Using the Noise Reduction Process and Adding with Ambient NoiseMultitake Editing (ADR)
Using the Multitake Editor, Adding a Guide Track, Organizing the Takes, Slipping Takes, Creating a Composite Take and Smoothing TransitionsSpotting Sound Effects
Setting Up for Spotting, Exploring the Bin and the Browser, Using the the Multipoint Video HUD, Three-Point Edits, Using Fades and Using Envelopes to Create FadesScoring Using Loops
Setting Up for Music Production, the Search Tab, Adding Music Beds, Working with Loops and Using MarkersMixing Multitrack Projects
Exploring the Mixer, Using Submixes, Adding DSP Effects to Mixer Tracks, Automating the Mix, Using Busses, Using the Master Channel and Surround Sound MixingReview and Certification Exam
Students take an end user exam to earn Apple Certified Pro, Level One in Sound Editing status