Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Using background ambience, part of Audition: Mixing a Short Film.
One of the things we can do to enhance our film is to create a sonic…world around the action.…One way to achieve this is to use background ambient tracks in all scenes to…create a sense of space and a real world that the characters work in.…The best way to set up for laying in ambience tracks is to mark each scene's…beginning and end with a marker accurate to the frame.…That way we can easily lay in stereo ambient sound effects tracks and make them…line up perfectly with each scene.…As you can see here, I have one marker indicating the start of the film.…
I named it Office to let us know the location of the scene.…This type of marker works well to tell us a starting point, but you can also…convert the marker type to be a range in Audition rather than a single point.…If we right-click on the marker, we can choose Convert to Range.…Now, we can pull out the range of the marker to the end of the scene.…The end of the scene's around 01:01:36:0 frames. Let's find it.…
I want to get close to it.…We want to zoom way in to make it frame-accurate.…
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