Sound Effects, Ambiences, and Backgrounds in Pro Tools 9


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Understanding sound effects, ambiences, and backgrounds

It's time to begin working with sound effects. This is where you get to really establish the sonic world of your video. In this movie, we will go over the five different types of effects, and then we will look at databases for managing sound effects libraries, and we'll begin to lay in some ambience and background tracks of our own. First, let's just make sure we understand the different sound effects and what they do. There are five main categories of sound effects. First we have hard effects. These are single sounds placed exactly on action. Here is an example of a hard effect, or where a hard effect is needed. I am going to mute the track and we'll see where it's needed first.

(clip playing) Did you see when that bike was laid down? I will play it one more time. (clip playing) That's a good opportunity for a sound effect. As you can see, we've laid one in. Let me solo the track, and we will hear what that sound effect sounds like by itself. (clunking sound) Then I...

Understanding sound effects, ambiences, and backgrounds
Video duration: 7m 12s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Understanding sound effects, ambiences, and backgrounds provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music Video
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Pro Tools
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