San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2011
Digital Music Doctor announces the release of a new video training course, Music for Media - Know It All! This course contains over 4 hours of interactive videos which cover all major aspects of creating music for film, television and games. The course includes tutorials for composing, arranging, and producing music for media, as well as technical tutorials on video syncing and surround mixing for five popular Digital Audio Workstations and the use of a Game Audio Tool.
The Overview section discusses prominent composers, as well as the common business processes in the media industries. The Composing & Producing section covers composing, arranging, and producing music cues for media. This section explains the unique characteristics of music used to support basic emotions created in media scenes - comedy, horror, action, etc. Discussions of harmony, rhythm, arranging, orchestration, MIDI sequencing and audio mixing techniques are included.
The Video section presents the video functions in Digital Audio Workstations that are available to synchronize music cues with video, and includes technical tutorials for five DAW's - Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Sonar, and Digital Performer.
The Surround section presents an overview of 5.1 surround mixing as well as specific tutorials for the same five DAW's.
The Games section discusses the differences in integrating music with games, and includes technical tutorials on FMOD, a popular Game Audio Tool.
The course also includes extensive supplementary content:
- PDF and MIDI files of the scores for the Emotion Cues
- Project examples for both video syncing and surround mixing for each of the five DAW's
- Project examples for the FMOD game audio tool
- Media Cue Calculator spreadsheet for calculations for video syncing
Music for Media - Know It All! is presented using Adobe Flash and is available in DVD and digital download formats for Microsoft Windows XP/7 and Apple Macintosh OS X.
Music for Media - Know It All! is available at the Digital Music Doctor web site http://www.digitalmusicdoctor.com and Amazon.com as well as various online publishers and pro audio dealers. The Digital Music Doctor web site also features demos of the course. This course is part of the Know It All! series which provides training for Avid Pro Tools, ImageLine FL Studio, Cakewalk Sonar, Apple Logic Pro, Image Line FL Studio, Ableton Live, MOTU Digital Performer, and Sony Sound Forge as well as mixing, mastering, digital music arranging and production, and music for film, tv, and games.