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.
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
Christopher Brooks has been producing, editing and supervising music for film since film was on film and music was on tape. He pioneered the transition to digital technology while at the renowned music editorial company Segue Music. He has worked with some of the most outstanding directors, producers, musicians and composers in the business.
Among his first hundred credits are Across the Universe, 16 Blocks, Constantine, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Goodfellas, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and The Iron Giant. He is the author of Visual Music, a textbook on the techniques, organization and aesthetics of creating music for film.