Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Using EQ to enhance your mix, part of Audition: Mixing a Short Film.
As you're mixing your movie, you'll inevitably come across situations where…just adjusting the volume isn't enough to make the sound sit right in the film or the scene.…In this movie, we'll explore using equalizers as tonal shaping tools to make…the sounds work better.…We'll begin by showing how equalizers can be used to get rid of any unwanted…stuff that might be clouding up our mix.…In terms of dialogue tracks, there's a lot of information that might be on our…tracks that are very low in the frequency spectrum.…I'm talking about low rumbles, low sound from wind, and even hiss that exists…well below and above the usable frequencies of the voice.…
We can effectively put a global EQ on our Master Dialog Stem track to deal with all of this.…In fact, we already have this.…Let's take a look at the mixer window.…Here, if we open up our track EQ area, we can see that some of the Master tracks…already have an EQ on them.…We'll click this Pencil tool icon to see the Dialog Stem Master Track EQ and as…
This Adobe Audition course is an excellent companion to our video course Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro, which shows how to highlight a cause, express a point of view, and tell a story with Adobe Premiere Pro and some essential documentary editing techniques.
- Setting up your Audition workspace and project
- Exporting audio and video from Premiere Pro
- Editing dialogue
- Reducing hum
- Using background ambience
- Automating plugins
- Printing the final stems