Today's rich interactive experiences call for great audio and music. In this selection of courses, you can explore audio recording and design for digital projects, mixing techniques to help your tracks sound fantastic, and handy tips and tricks employed by modern producers.
Discover the basics of producing audio and music for interactive projects.
Audio Design for Interactive Projects with Nate Mars
Explore practical approaches to creating user interface sounds for web and physical products—from creative brief to execution.
1h 36m • COURSE
Voice-Over for Video and Animation with Mark Simon
Discover how to direct a successful voice-over session, hire and work with voice talent, or become a voice actor for video and animation projects.
1h 30m • COURSE
Tips and Tricks for Modern Producers with Evan Sutton
Discover tips, workarounds, and time-saving techniques to help music producers work smarter in the studio and enhance their final productions.
6h 2m • COURSE
You'll learn audio production skills with these experts
Nate Mars is a producer and music technologist based in New York City.
He has released music on several labels, including Fabric (UK), ZZK (Argentina), and Lustre Kings Productions. In addition to his work as a recording artist, he works as a content marketing consultant. Nate is passionate about artist-to-artist music education, specifically helping inspire other producers to achieve their music production goals through collaboration and technology.
Mark Simon is a story artist, producer, and director for live action and animation.
He has over twenty-eight years experience working in the entertainment industry and has amassed over 3,500 production credits, and also writes and lectures on industry topics.
Mark recently produced the animation for Universal's Little Rascals Save The Day and FOX's film Tooth Fairy 2, starring Larry the Cable Guy. Timmy's Lessons In Nature, the animated shorts that Mark Simon developed, directed, and produced, won Grand Prize in Nickelodeon's first-ever Nicktoons Film Festival.
His Animatics & Storyboard, Inc. company, the largest supplier in the southern US, provides illustrations, cartoons, and storyboards to the entertainment and publishing industries, including clients such as Disney, Universal, Viacom, Sony, HBO, Nickelodeon, FOX, Steven Spielberg, USA Networks, ABC Television, and many others.
In 2012, Mark assisted in winning a Primetime Engineering Emmy for the Storyboard Pro software as a part of the Toon Boom software team.
Mark is also the author of ten popular entertainment industry texts, such as Storyboards: Motion In Art, Facial Expressions, and Producing Independent 2D Character Animation, He has written for industry magazines such as Animation World Network at AWN.com, Animation Magazine, Cinefex, Filmmaker Magazine, MovieMaker Magazine, and Animation Today (India).
Mark was inducted into the Digital Animation & Visual Effects School Hall of Fame in 2013. He's been on the board of advisors at a number of universities, sits on the Orlando Filmbook Advisory Committee, and is a member of the National Cartoonist Society, Authors Guild, the American Advertising Federation, and Women In Animation.
He lectures around the world at major conferences, conventions, entertainment trade schools, and universities, and is a second-degree black belt and two-time national champion in tae kwon do.
Evan Sutton's music has been heard in clubs around the world, in short films, and in ad campaigns.
He is relied upon by a growing number of artists as a production luminary, working with Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Erasure), Dan Platzman (Imagine Dragons), Spank Rock, DJ Shiftee, and many more. As Astrolith, Sutton distills his sound further, rocking dance floors with live sets consisting entirely of original music. Astrolith has released on Mute; Boys Noize Records; Hot Mom USA; Slit Jockey Records; and his own imprint, Space Is The Place, comanaged by Rar Kelly.