Join Joe Godfrey for an in-depth discussion in this video Pitch shift using a DSP plugin, part of Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 2 Mixing Dialog, Music, and Effects.
- [Instructor] I've jumped out of our mix for the moment … because I wanted to show you … some pitch shift options in Logic, … and these weren't really appropriate … for any one of our tracks in the Inmate clip, … but I think they'll be useful to you in other contexts, … so let's take a look. … So, we'll start with this wind. … So, how did I get this wind? … I went to the loop library, … typed in wind in the search, … and there are 10, 13 winds there. … I picked number one, … and I just chopped off everything after 10 seconds, … that's how it got the one dot one, … and let's take a listen. … (wind blowing) … Well, so the pitch isn't perfectly static, … it changes with the speed of the wind, as real wind would, … but it has kind of a center of pitch, … and if we want to change that center of pitch, … we can highlight this track, go to audio effects, … go to pitch, … pitch shifter, … and stereo. … And I'll bring the plugin down here, … so we can see everything there is to see, … and you can see that this factory default …
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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