Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Automating plugins, part of Pro Tools: Mixing a Short Film.
Sometimes when you use plug-ins for your film mix, you want them to change parameters in real time.…This attribute can be very useful as a sound design tool.…In this movie, I'll show you how to use automation to change a reverb plug-in in real time.…The clock sound effect in this scene is cool, but wouldn't it be cooler if we could make…it really sound like it's in the character's mind and it fades to a normal clock?…If we could only make it have reverb that gradually decreases until it's dry, using plug-in automation we can do this.…
Let's insert a real-time plug-in on the track's Insert.…We'll use D-verb (mono/stereo), that's the reverb plug-in that comes with Pro Tools.…Let's listen to the plug-in without any automation.…(video playing)…Cool. Now in order to automate a plug-in, you have to tell Pro Tools which parameters you want to automate first.…One way to do that is to click the little button below automation in the top of the plug-in window.…Here we see a list of all of the plug-in's parameters.…
- Setting up your project
- Exporting audio and video
- Editing dialogue
- Fixing hum and broadband noise issues with processing
- Synchronizing sound effects (SFX)
- Automating volume
- Printing the final mix stems
Skill Level Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Editing Dialogue and Location Sound
3. Working with Sound Effects and Music
4. Mixing to Picture
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