Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up for stereo mixing, part of Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Video.
On bigger productions it's common to perform pre-dub or premix prior to the…final mix or re-recording session.…This practice allows you to cut down the number of tracks and simplify our track…count for the final mix.…You would for example combine all your dialog tracks, background fill, ADR, and…production effects onto six or eight checkerboard tracks for your final mix.…Although when you do your premix you'll be printing your volume levels and…some processing like EQ and compression, you should keep it somewhat minimal to…keep some possibilities open when all the elements are heard together in the final mix.…
Here is an example of how you'd set up your dialog pre-dub.…So I have my dialog tracks split out here for two scenes like we talked about…for doing the dialog edit, but down here I have the tracks that I'm going to…premix too and I'll show you how I've broken them out.…I gave myself three dialog tracks, Dialog A, B, and C. So Dialog A is going to be…your primary print track, say for the first scene. So any normal dialog, in this…
- Understanding video formats, codecs, and timecode rates
- Importing OMFs and AAFs into Pro Tools
- Spotting film and using markers
- Using room tone
- Creating fades to smooth out audio edits
- Sweetening and hard effects
- Recording ADR and editing with VocALign LE
- Editing out plosives, crackles, and hums
- Mixing with automation and reverb
- Calibrating for 5.1 surround mixing and bass management
- Mastering delivery levels and dynamics
- Understanding the Audio Suite enhancements in Pro Tools 10
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 4/04/12. Can you tell me what changed?
A: This update was initiated when Avid released Pro Tools 10. It explains that this course can be taken with either Pro Tools 9 or 10 (the exercise files are compatible with both), and we also added movies that explore the enhanced clip-based gain and Audio Suite features in Pro Tools 10, both of which are useful when building a soundtrack.
1. Getting Ready to Build Audio for Video
2. Working with a Video Project
Exporting OMF and AAF files4m 49s
3. Getting into the Audio for Video Workflow
4. Working with Audio for Video
5. Recording to Picture
6. Learning Audio for Video Techniques
7. Mixing Audio for Video
8. Working in Surround
9. Preparing for Final Delivery
10. Backing Up and Archiving
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