Join Joe Godfrey for an in-depth discussion in this video Clip gain and clip fades, part of Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 2 Mixing Dialog, Music, and Effects.
from one actor's lines to the next actor's lines, … so we're not straining to hear anybody … and then nobody's jumping out as too loud. … So let's go back to where they start talking, … again my room tone and music are muted, … actually let's mute this little sound effects piece too. … Not sure what that is, we'll get to it, … - No, actually, … that doesn't sound as good. … Let me re-mute that and we'll take a listen. … - At midnight-- - Renata Hoggard … (speaking in foreign language) … - [Instructor] So "Renata Hoggard" is really nice and loud … and her next line. … - State to die at midnight-- - Renata Hoggard … (speaking in foreign language) … - [Man] Do you-- … - [Instructor] I wonder if we can make this louder … and get what we need. … Let's kick this up about … 4dB? … - [Man] You have been sentenced by the state … to die at midnight-- - Renata Hoggard … (speaking in foreign language) … - [Man] Do you wish to make any final statements? … (speaking in foreign language) … - [Woman] You do not-- …
Award-winning sound designer Joe Godfrey has developed a system for handing off the dialog, music, and effects mix from a Final Cut Pro timeline to Logic Pro. Why Logic? Many of the tools the Final Cut editor is using began there, and Logic has great tools that can be applied to dialog, music, and effects, as well the final mix. There are some things you want to do—in the right order—and some common mistakes you want to avoid. This course covers them all. Learn how to import audio from Final Cut Pro X in Logic Pro X, fix any syncing issues, edit dialog to perfection, add special effects such as pitch shifting and automated EQ, enhance music, and bounce out the final mix, either as a composite track or stems that can be mastered separately.
- Importing AAF, OMF, and XML files
- Configuring your workspace
- Recognizing and solving sync issues
- Adding markers
- Mixing on the fly vs at the end
- Fixing dialog levels
- Fixing dialog texture and ambience
- Automating EQ parameters
- Autopunch for dialog and Foley
- Special effects (SFX) replacement and enhancement
- Finishing the mix: compression and limiting
- Export options: Composite vs. stems
- Archiving a project
Skill Level Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X Guru: Sync Sound Workflowwith Jeff I. Greenberg51m 44s Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 1 Audio Post Workflowwith Michael Towe1h 12m Intermediate
1. Building the Template
2. Editing the Dialogue Clips
3. SFX for the Movie
4. Mixing and Exporting
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