Join Joe Godfrey for an in-depth discussion in this video Global and project preferences, part of Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 2 Mixing Dialog, Music, and Effects.
- [Instructor] Because Logic's primary role … is as a sequencer, … its default setup will have a metronome, … and count-off, and a bar beat grid, … and other things that are useful in a musical context, … but not in the world of audio post. … So let's adapt Logic to fit our workflow. … So there are two sets of preferences in Logic. … We'll go to the global preferences first. … So Logic Pro menu, preferences, and general. … Now, let's skip over all these tabs … across the top and go to advanced. … We've already enabled our advanced tools. … Let's go ahead and enable all of these other options too. … Now, my boxes didn't check when I enabled all, … so I'm just going to click here as I talk, … but as you read through these various options here, … you're going to realize that … these are kind of integral things to audio post. … So, let's have Logic do all that it can do, … you know, for our project. … So let's forget general. … Let's go to audio. … The output device is here so that's important …
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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