Join Joe Godfrey for an in-depth discussion in this video Room tone options, part of Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 2 Mixing Dialog, Music, and Effects.
to sound design, so I have a project called Room Tone, … and what I did was open the chapter three exercise file … and save it as Room Tone. … If you open the chapter three exercise file, … you should have exactly what I have. … It may not be called Room Tone, go ahead … and save it as Room Tone and you'll have … exactly what I have. … for room tone is to have your location sound person … give you a pristine 30 seconds of what that room … sounds like when there's no activity. … Now, we can't always get that, … so let's look at some options for what we can do … when we don't have it. … If you're new to Logic, you should know that Logic … ships with an extensive sound effects library, … so I'm going to the Logic Pro menu, … down to sound library, the second thing down … is download all available sounds. … So you want to do that after you install Logic. … So I'll close that. … The activation for the loop library is this loop icon … over here, or the letter o. … And that's easy to remember, because there's …
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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