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Avid Pro Tools 310P: Adv Post Production Techniques

Avid Pro Tools 310P: Adv Post Production Techniques


Future Media Concepts
299 Broadway
Ste 1510
New York, NY 10007
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:30pm


This course focuses on the advanced operation of Pro Tools in a professional post production environment. It includes technical insights into both Pro Tools hardware and software. Who Should Attend? This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools post-production skills who want to gain the highest level if technical and operational Pro Tools knowledge. At the end of this course, you will be able to: Configure Pro Tools|HD systems for Post Audio Troubleshoot Pro Tools|HD systems in the Post environment Synchronize Pro Tools|HD with Linear Video Efficiently control Pro Tools via a surface and through key commands Execute Post production recording techniques Execute Editing workflows Design sound effects using plug-ins Implement advanced routing and mixing techniques Use fundamental mixing architectures & techniques in post production Mix with Satellite Link Use advanced layback techniques Prerequisites: Practical working knowledge of Mac OS XAvid Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools class or equivalent experience Avid Pro Tools 110: Essentials of Pro Tools class or equivalent experience Avid Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production Essentials class or equivalent experience Avid Pro Tools 210P: Post Production Techniques class or equivalent experience Prior to taking the Pro Tools Music Expert certification exam, students must have successfully completed the above 200-series courses and acquired Avid Pro Tools Music Operator certification. Course Outline: Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class. Lesson 1: Pro Tools HD Hardware Configuration Setting Up a Pro Tools HD System Configuring Avid Peripherals Audio Interface Calibration Verifying Installation of Additional Pro Tools Software Options Operating System Optimization Non-Administrator (Standard) Accounts Pro Tools Session File Interchange Lesson 2: Troubleshooting a Pro Tools System Using DigiTest to Identify Hardware Problems Updating Avid Firmware Deleting Pro Tools Setting Files Deleting Database Files Understanding Voice Allocations Playback Engine Advanced Options Advanced Pro Tools I/O Setup Audio and Video Pull Options Lesson 3: Synchronizing Pro Tools with Linear Video Configuring the Hardware and Software for Linear Video Sync Clock Versus Positional Reference Setting Frame Rates Setting the Session Start Time Preparing for Online Recording 9-Pin Control of Pro Tools Using Pro Tools 9-Pin Serial Machine Control Machine Control Shortcuts Machine Control Error Messages Recording Slaved to and External Timecode Source Spot Mode in Post Production Working with Time Stamps Generating a Timecode Window Burn Lesson 4: Tactile Control of Pro Tools Parts of the Keyboard Modifier Keys Lesson 5: Post Production Recording Techniques Third Part Support for Avid PRE Communications Protocol Controlling PRE from Pro Tools Recording Foley Recording Foley Using MIDI Lesson 6: Editing Workflows Examples of Post Production Editing Workflows Sound Library Searching and Management Sound Effects Creation and Design Using Plug-ins Sound Effects Creation and Design Using Elastic Audio Pro Tools Advanced Editing Shortcuts Grouped Playlist Synchronization Lesson 7: Pro Tools HD/HDX Mixing Concepts Bit Depth, Dynamic Range, and Dither Comparing Different Pro Tools Mix Engines Fixed-Point Versus Floating-Point Processing Overview Comparing Pro Tools|HD Versus HDX Versus Native Mixers Common Mixing Errors When Moving from Pro Tools Host-Based to Pro Tools|HD DSP-Based Mixers and DSP Usage Dither The Pro Tools HD Mixer Looking in More Detail: An Audio Signal's Tale Appropriate Use of Native Plug-Ins Lesson 8: Advanced Mixing Techniques Common Mixing Preferences Advanced Delay Compensation Mix Bus Techniques Master Faders Versus VCA Masters VCA Master Automation Latch Prime Writing Static Automation Mixer Settings Capture Mode and Punch Capture AutoJoin Mode Miscellaneous Automation Techniques Automation Workflows Lesson 9: Mixing Using Satellite Link Large-Scale Mixing Techniques Using Satellite Link Pro Tools HD Satellite Link Mixing Scenario Configuring the Satellite Link Network Satellite Linking Preferences Lesson 10: Advanced Layback Project Offset Options Linear Layback Workflow Speed Corrections Creating Printmaster Stems Using Pro Tools 9-Pin Remote Deck Emulation Creating a Machine Track Arming Profile Using Satellite Link with Machine Control

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