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Course Description

This is an interactive, hands-on course for both audio and video students, as well as professional film producers and video editors. Audio/sound design post-production techniques will encompass the areas of music, dialogue and sound effects. Participants will develop basic skills and time-saving methods to perform audio post-production work on movie and commercial projects.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, trainees will have developed and enhanced their skills in the following areas:

  • Project Management
    • Demonstrate proper handling, organization and setup of files and projects.
    • Demonstrate ability to import audio and video media (OMF/AAF files) for editing to picture.
  • Music
    • Search online music libraries and perform 60, 30, 15 and six-second music edits.
      • Understand different music licensing options and how it pertains to a client’s budget.
  • Dialogue
    • Demonstrate ability to edit and clean up dialogue with noise reduction.
    • Demonstrate EQ and compression techniques ,and prepare projects for final mix with music.
  • Sound Effects
    • Search and build a personal sound effects (SFXs) library.
    • Demonstrate ability to edit SFXs, dialogue and music for a motion graphics final mix.
    • Understand Foley and how to record your own sound effects.
  • Other Tools
    • Understand mics (shotgun/small condenser and Zoom H4n) for voice and sound effects.
    • Understand tools for remote dialogue recording of talent across town or across continents.
    • Understand basic MIDI techniques for sound design.
    • Understand how to work with clients to achieve optimal satisfaction.
  • Resources – Projects I have worked on in real-world situations.
  • Special Software
    • For audio trainees: Pro Tools or any multi-track DAW.
    • For video trainees: Adobe Premiere or any video workstation to edit audio.
      • **Not Required** Izotope RX7 (or earlier version) or any Noise Reduction Software (We will cover basic noise reduction techniques using Izotope RX7).

Notes

Prerequisite:

  • For audio trainees: access to, and basic knowledge of, either Pro Tools or any multi-track DAW.
  • For video trainees: access to, and basic knowledge of, either Adobe Premiere or any video-editing program with audio capabilities.
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Section Title
Audio/Sound Design Post-Production Techniques
Type
Virtual (Online/Discussion)
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Aug 24, 2020 to Oct 19, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Virtual Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $349.00