AUDIO POST ESSENTIALS

Audio Post Essentials is your complete one-stop course to learn everything you need to know about audio post-production in Pro Tools.

This course is one 6-hour day per week for 10 weeks and can be done remotely or in-person at our high-spec facility with Pro Tools Ultimate and 5.1 monitoring.

You will learn:

  • Pro Tools Fundamentals

  • Post Production Template

  • Dialogue Editing

  • Sound Effects Editing

  • Sound Design

  • ADR/Voice Over Recording

  • Foley Recording & Editing

  • Stereo & Broadcast Mixing 

  • Deliverables & Feedback

COURSE DETAILS

If you are new to audio post-production and think this might be the career for you, APE is the perfect place to fast-track your journey.

This course will get you industry-ready and give you the confidence to book client projects in no time. 

WHO IS THIS FOR?

- All students must have completed our Introduction to Audio & Recording course OR completed an audio engineering/equivalent qualification or A-level.

-  Students must be prepared to commit to the final project given at the end of this course.

- All Students must have access to a laptop and Pro Tools (Avid offer a 30 day free trial.)

PREREQUISITES

  • Computer/Pro Tools Optimization & File Hierarchy

  • Pro Tools Session Templates & Video Formats

  • Dialogue Editing

  • Sound Effects Editing

  • Sound Design & Field Recording

  • ADR, Voice Over & Foley 

  • Stereo/5.1 Mixing

LESSON STRUCTURE

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AUDIO POST ESSENTIALS

This course covers all of the different elements that make up audio post-production, and will provide you with the technical and theoretical knowledge needed to be a competent audio post professional. This course is for committed and driven students who already have a background in sound/music production, and want to pursue audio post as their full time career.


You will learn in a studio environment from professionals who work on projects for the likes of Netflix, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon and more. Our state-of-the-art headquarters encompass an acoustically-treated Foley studio, two editing/mixing suites and a teaching room complete with projector and stereo monitoring.

Over the several weeks of this course, we will take you from a rudimentary level of understanding through to an advanced level. You will undertake multiple practical assignments, giving you a chance to put your newly acquired skills into practice.
 

At the end of this course you will be confident in your ability to deliver audio post services to a professional level and have a comprehensive understanding of the whole audio post-production process. You will also be able to use your assignments to build your professional portfolio which will help you land your first paid projects after course completion. 

You will learn: 

 How to set up your computer system and Pro Tools for optimum performance., how to build and use a Pro Tools session template., understanding different video formats for audio post and how to calibrate your audio/visual system., dialogue Editing via a logical process of elimination., how to select, sync and edit Sound Effects, understanding, implementing and creating through the essential concepts of Sound Design., how to accomplish a successful Field Recording session, and the different kinds of microphones involved., how to record and edit ADR / voiceover alongside working with vocal talent., how to perform and engineer a Foley recording session., how to mix and deliver your projects to broadcast standards & understanding the key concepts of 5.1 mixing and how to execute a 5.1 mix. 

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