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Pro Tools Music Production (Train-the-Trainer)

  • Monday, July 31, 2017  -  Friday, August 4, 2017    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  (PST)

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OVERVIEW: Pro Tools Production I (PT201)

The Pro Tools Production I (PT201) course covers the core concepts and skills needed to operate an Avid Pro Tools HD 12 system in a professional studio environment. This course builds on the Pro Tools Fundamentals I and II series of courses, providing intermediate and advanced-level Pro Tools concepts and techniques. 

Students learn to customize the configuration of Pro Tools|HD Native systems to maximize results and improve recording, editing, and mixing workflows. The hands-on exercises provide experience optimizing system resources, configuring I/O, navigating and color-coding sessions, managing session media, using advanced selection and auditioning techniques, working with clip gain, applying advanced automation techniques, creating submixes and applying parallel processing, advanced mixing and finishing techniques for a final mixdown.

This course provides the foundational training for the Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools HD | Music and Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools HD | Post certification exams. 

Candidates wishing to sit either of these certification exams must have firstly passed theAvid Certified User: Pro Tools | Software certification exam


OVERVIEW: Pro Tools Production II (PT210M)

The PT210M Pro Tools Production II (Music Production) course covers techniques for working with Pro Tools systems in a professional music production environment. Concepts and skills learnt in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101), Pro Tools Fundamentals II (PT110) and Pro Tools Production I (PT201) courses are reinforced with practical music-specific examples.

This course prepares candidates for the Avid Certified Operator: Pro Tools HD | Music certification exam. Candidates wishing to take this certification exam must have firstly passed the Avid Certified User: Pro Tools | Software certification exam

AUDIENCE

This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools skills with an interest in learning how to use Pro Tools HD systems in a professional music environment

PREREQUISITES

Completion of the following courses, or equivalent experience:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Configure settings to optimize a Pro Tools HD system
  • Customize I/O settings
  • Work with Window Configurations
  • Manage voice allocation and disk allocation options
  • Share tracks for collaboration using a variety of techniques
  • Index volumes for quick searching with a Workspace browser
  • Use advanced selection, nudging, and shifting techniques
  • Use advanced auditioning techniques, including pre-and post-roll auditions
  • Use alternate Edit tools and advanced editing techniques
  • Use clip alignment techniques, such as snap-to-heads, snap-to-tails, and snap-to-sync point
  • Use basic Commands Keyboard Focus mode shortcuts
  • Work with clip gain
  • Use advanced automation functions, including AutoMatch, Manual Write functions, and Write on Stop functions
  • Setup and use AFL and PFL solo modes
  • Use submixing techniques and bus interrogation techniques
  • Work with VCA Master tracks
  • Understand a variety of common mixdown techniques
  • Set up MIDI devices for use with Pro Tools
  • Match a session’s tempo to an existing audio performance
  • Control plug-ins with MIDI controllers
  • Utilize advanced MIDI and audio recording options
  • Share tracks for collaboration using a variety of techniques
  • Record multiple takes to playlists
  • Use Playlists view and assemble a composite performance
  • Use Dynamic Transport for working with loops
  • Use Beat Detective for a variety of purposes
  • Use advanced MIDI production techniques, including the Restore Performance function, the Select/Split Notes function, MIDI Editor windows, and the Score Editor window
  • Create drum patterns using MIDI and enhance drum performances with MIDI drums and/or drum samples
  • Work with Bar|Beat Markers and the Graphic Tempo Editor
  • Add and edit Key Change events
  • Use catalogs for sound libraries
  • Use Cut Time, Insert Time, and clip groups for song arrangement
  • Apply static automation techniques
  • Use Preview and Punch Preview workflows
  • Fine-tune automation using Trim mode
  • Bounce and render stems and create final bounces in a variety of ways
  • Sit the associated certification exam
 


​FREE BONUS!

This course is scheduled to coincide with the 2017 Avid Learning Partner Summit of the Americas (West) -- no additional fee!
Register for the Summit here:  https://www.onlineregistrationcenter.com/2017-ALPSummit-AMER-West

Contact Information
Bryan Castle
alp.support@avid.com
Location
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095
http://www.ucla.edu/
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