Correcting audio


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Correcting audio

Once you've got good solid scenes, you want to make sure to go through all of them with a fine-toothed comb, and make sure you've got a good audio mix. Now, even though this is the rough cut and an audio mix will be performed on the sequence later in the post-production workflow, you still want to make sure that everything is sounding good. Now, for a fuller explanation on audio editing, you can see my Media Composer Essentials course on lynda.com. But here, I'll go through a basic overview of making sure you have got a good sound mix. All right, so I've got the second scene here, my Meet BD scene, and I want to play it.

But first I am going to open the Audio Editing Workspace. And as I play this, I want you to notice where it's peaking. I will tell you that normal sounds, so the human voice or BD's voice, should peak right between -20 and -14 here on the digital scale, or between 0 and 6 here on the analog scale. Loud sounds can peak higher in this region, and quieter sou...

Correcting audio
Video duration: 6m 22s 3h 16m Intermediate

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Correcting audio provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer

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