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Film Scoring with Pro Tools

with Christopher Brooks

Video: Film Scoring with Pro Tools: Welcome

Hi, I am Chris Brooks, and welcome to Pro Tools Film Scoring. Pro Tools is the most ubiquitous recording, editing, and mixing platform on the planet. Its wide-spread use on scoring stages and dubbing stages makes it the only choice for many of the tasks associated with creating music for films, television, and other visual media. If you've gotten your feet wet with Pro Tools, I'll help launch you into the world of film music. I'll show you how to create effective session templates.
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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. Using the exercise files
      39s
  2. 3m 33s
    1. Setting up a basic session for video
      3m 33s
  3. 4m 39s
    1. Importing video and setting start code
      3m 7s
    2. Using FireWire output
      1m 32s
  4. 11m 53s
    1. Choosing an appropriate monitor setup
      2m 56s
    2. Setting output paths
      3m 6s
    3. Setting input paths
      2m 2s
    4. Setting insert paths
      2m 9s
    5. Setting bus paths
      1m 40s
  5. 12m 58s
    1. Understanding picture session essentials
      3m 54s
    2. Sharing picture sessions
      3m 44s
    3. Working with OMFs
      2m 34s
    4. Slaving picture sessions
      2m 46s
  6. 11m 3s
    1. Beginning a MIDI cue
      4m 58s
    2. Importing data
      3m 51s
    3. Importing tempo and meter maps
      2m 14s
  7. 20m 10s
    1. Tempo mapping to picture
      6m 24s
    2. Matching existing tempos
      8m 2s
    3. Using Elastic Audio
      5m 44s
  8. 9m 56s
    1. Using multiple clips
      5m 48s
    2. Bouncing QT clips
      4m 8s
  9. 18m 23s
    1. Creating guide Tracks
      5m 0s
    2. Making live recording guide sessions and importing guide tracks
      4m 34s
    3. Creating streamers and clicks
      8m 49s
  10. 10m 33s
    1. Choosing the appropriate timecode settings
      3m 49s
    2. Locking and clocking
      3m 9s
    3. Exploring pull up/pull down
      3m 35s
  11. 15m 5s
    1. Creating a template
      3m 54s
    2. Building a setup for final recording
      5m 10s
    3. Creating a live mix
      6m 1s
  12. 20m 6s
    1. Creating the mix I/O
      3m 58s
    2. Setting signal flow
      6m 3s
    3. Setting up multichannel aux effects
      3m 6s
    4. Working mix groups and a template
      2m 19s
    5. Naming and printing
      4m 40s
  13. 18m 36s
    1. Creating a dubbing stage template
      3m 12s
    2. Assigning outputs for the dubbing stage
      4m 6s
    3. Making a headphone bus
      2m 58s
    4. Using pull up/pull down
      4m 44s
    5. How and why to use sample rate conversion
      3m 36s
  14. 11s
    1. Goodbye
      11s

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Watch the Online Video Course Film Scoring with Pro Tools
2h 38m Intermediate May 25, 2010

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In Film Scoring with Pro Tools, author Christopher Brooks introduces the tools in Avid's digital recording, editing, and mixing software used for creating music for films, television and other visual media. Its wide-spread use on scoring stages and dubbing stages makes it the ideal choice for many of the tasks associated with creating music for films, television, and other visual media. This course also covers creating effective session templates, preparing recording sessions, and final mixing techniques. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Importing and displaying video for scoring
  • Setting up inputs and outputs
  • Working with picture sessions and OMFs
  • Importing MIDI data such as tempo and meter maps
  • Matching tempo and beats to existing music
  • Using Elastic Audio
  • Printing guide stems from cue sessions for use in live recording
  • Exploring Pull Up and Pull Down
  • Multitrack recording
  • Mixing tracks
  • Preparing for final dubbing
Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Pro Tools
Author:
Christopher Brooks

Welcome

Hi, I am Chris Brooks, and welcome to Pro Tools Film Scoring. Pro Tools is the most ubiquitous recording, editing, and mixing platform on the planet. Its wide-spread use on scoring stages and dubbing stages makes it the only choice for many of the tasks associated with creating music for films, television, and other visual media. If you've gotten your feet wet with Pro Tools, I'll help launch you into the world of film music. I'll show you how to create effective session templates.

I'll teach you how to prepare for multi -track recording sessions, using guide tracks, clicks, and streamers, and I'll show you how to set up a final mix with everything that you need to finish your project right. I have produced film scores for over a hundred films and I have developed methods and techniques that I can't wait to share with you. So if you're ready, let's get started with Pro Tools Film Scoring.

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