Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Marking keyframes, part of Producing Music for Advertisements.
In any project where I want to emphasise certain moments of the picture with music…or sound design. I like to take a couple minutes to lay…down some markers on specific spots I want to play up with a musical, a rhythmic edit.…Most DOS allow you to lay out some form of marker or bookmark throughout the session.…In Pro Tools they're called markers, I just want to make sure that I'm seeing…them here. View.…And I want to make sure that rulers, markers is checked.…
Now what I can do is go through here, and I'm going to use my grid in this case to…help me. But if I didn't already have that tempo…from the temp music set up I would work in frames mode so that I can go frame for…frame through the video. And I'm going to go through and I'm…going to find certain spots where I need to hit picture, like these first two…moments where I have the flash one (MUSIC).…And I'm going to mark those so I'll hit enter on my numeric keypad to get a new…memory location.I don't really need to name this.…
I can if I want to be really organized, but in this case I'm just going to go…
Note: While the composition of the music for this course takes place in Pro Tools, a majority of the content will be about the creative process and translates to almost any DAW.
- Reviewing the creative brief
- Working with temp music
- Choosing an appropriate tempo
- Marking keyframes
- Creating a theme
- Breaking down client feedback
- Implementing revisions
- Printing the music for delivery
- Understanding basic music licensing and publishing principles