Recording, Mixing, and Editing Techniques for Film Composers

MUSC X 449.41
Geared towards film composers, this course teaches you the basics of recording, mixing, and editing in the modern DAW environment.
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What you can learn.

  • Explore topics such as music pre-production, signal flow, signal processing, and more
  • Understand how to create realistic mock-ups and explore mock-ups in relation to genre
  • Learn the basics of music editing for a scored film and temp-tracked project
  • Learn the complete production process from pre-production, recording, mixing, and editing music to picture

About this course:

Geared towards film composers, this course teaches you the basics of recording, mixing, and editing in the modern DAW environment. Topics include music pre-production, signal flow and signal processing, how to create realistic mock-ups, exploring the balance and context of a mix with special consideration given to genre-appropriate sound mixing, delivery specifications (including stem mixes and session interchange between DAWs), and the basics of music editing for a scored film and temp-tracked film project.  By course end, students learn the complete production process from pre-production, recording, mixing, and editing music to picture.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Recording, Mixing, and Editing Techniques for Film Composers.

Access to and proficiency in using a home studio with sequencing software, and samples are required for completion of assignments. The course does not include instruction in any specific software.

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