Mixing the edit


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Mixing the edit

We're really close to finishing this edit, but we still need to finish the start. In order to do that, I do want to mix it a little bit, because the mixing will help sell what I'm trying to accomplish. So we're going to open the Volume graph on the Edit 1 track. You can do this by pressing the minus key on the keyboard, and you'll see that a black line is now visible over the entire track. Let's make a selection over our edit and move the cursor above the black line, and you'll see that a little bracket tool appears. What this means is that you can click and drag and you'll now be moving and changing the entire Volume graph for that selection.

So let's drop our Volume graph down, maybe around -6.2 decibels, somewhere in there. And let's listen to how that's sounds against our production track. (clip playing) It's actually still a little bit loud, so let's grab it again and drop it a little bit more and listen again. (clip playing) That's a ...

Mixing the edit
Video duration: 5m 26s 3h 30m Intermediate

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Mixing the edit provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Skye Lewin as part of the Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Tools

Subjects:
Audio + Music Video
Software:
Pro Tools
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