Enhance your film project's storytelling by designing fantastic audio. In this course, you'll learn sound design techniques and various tools in Final Cut Pro X, creating your own soundtrack along the way. Software required: Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2.
Strong audio design is extremely important for films or videos to be able to tell their stories. This course, Intro to Effective Digital Sound Design in Final Cut Pro X, will help you take weak, unusable audio and turn it into workable sound. First, you'll learn how to set up your media project, exploring the how and why of using sound effects, audio filters, and compositions. Next, you'll learn how to combine your audio and camerawork with tools such as the A/V synchronization tool and the multi-camera angle editor to best tell the story you want to tell. Finally, you'll learn how to use keyframes, set up surround sound, and finalize your soundtracks. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of how to leverage the power of audio in every video you create, as well as produce a fully-customized 5.1 surround soundtrack for your short film, promotional video, or sizzle reel. Software required: Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2
Acosta is best known as a digital media consultant and mentor for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies. He is also co-founder and product manager of Woowave DreamSync, a software designed to synchronize audio and video without the need for timecode.