Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing hum problems with processing, part of Pro Tools: Mixing a Short Film.
We're going to take a look at some noise problems you might encounter when you're editing your dialogue tracks.…Continuous tonal noise problems like a refrigerator or machine based hum are common, but sometimes…they are the easiest type of noise to fix.…In this movie we're going to look at removing a hum from a scene using an equalizer plug-in.…On dialogue track 6 in this scene, Mr. Dalton is sitting at his desk.…There is no dialogue here, but we'd like to preserve the sound of some of his movements.…Unfortunately, there's a rather annoying hum that makes this scene hard to watch and listen to, let's take a listen.…
(video playing)…Luckily, we can use an equalizer to notch out the offending frequency and save the day.…We'll use the Pro Tools EQ3 1-Band equalizer as a real-time plug-in, click in your Insert…column on the left of the track and locate the EQ3 1-Band equalizer.…Remember this is a real-time plug-in, so we can move the controls and hear instant results as we play back the clip.…
First, we need to locate the audio frequency at which the hum is the most active.…
- 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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