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Music for Film, TV, & Games Training

Here are descriptions and timings for the modules in Music for Media - Know It All!
Check out our Music for Media home page as well as the demos of our tutorials.

 

Section Tutorial Length Description
Overview Introduction
7:16

This introduction to our Music for Media training covers the following topics:

  • Course Outline
  • Examples
  • Resources
  • Prerequisites
Industry Overview
12:12

This section gives a overview of the following industries:

  • Film Industry
  • TV Industry
  • Game Industry
Composing & Producing Overview
9:42

This training module presents an overview of Composing and Producing

  • Emotion Cue Discography
  • Media Cue Decisions
  • Emotion Categories
  • Composing
  • Arranging
  • Ensembles
  • Scores
Composing
12:48
This Music for Media tutorial covers composing:
  • Chord Tensions
  • Chord Quality
  • Musical Mode Substitution
  • Suspensions
  • Dissonance
Arranging
15:39

In this section, we introduce arranging for Media including:

  • Hollywood Power Scoring
  • Pulse Strings
  • Close Voicing
  • Big Drums
  • Electronic/Ethnic Layering
  • Trailers/Title Themes
  • Classical Adaptations
Emotion Clues
29:54

The following subjects are examined:

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Anxiety
  • Comedy
  • Fantasy
  • Happy/Sad
  • Horror
  • Inspiration
Digital Production
19:06

In this course module we illustrate the following topics:

  • Loops
  • Sonic Balance
  • Dynamics
  • Reverb
  • Stems
  • Virtual Instrument Market Surveys
Video Overview
23:36

In this section, we provide an overview of the following topics related to Video:

  • Video Example
  • Media Cue Calculator
  • Video Terminology
  • SMTE Timecode
  • Video Tools
  • Reels & Cue Sheets
  • Syncing
  • Cue
Cubase
8:30

In this section, we discuss the use of Cubase:

  • Project Settings
  • Click Track
  • Video Track & Player
  • Timeline Rulers
  • Markers
  • Syncing
  • Process Tempo
Pro Tools
7:41

In this section, we discuss the use of Pro Tools:

  • Session Setup
  • Video Track & Player
  • Time Rulers & Snap
  • MarkersSyncing
  • Spot Dialog
  • Click Track
Logic Pro
6:51

In this section, we discuss the use of Logic Pro:

  • Open Video/Import Audio
  • Video Track & Player
  • Timeline Rulers
  • Syncing
  • Conversion
  • Click
Sonar
7:42

In this section, we discuss the use of Sonar:

  • Clock Preferences
  • Video Track & Player
  • Timeline Rulers
  • Snapping
  • Markers
  • Syncing
  • Fit to Time
  • Click Track
Digital Performer
8:04

In this section, we discuss the use of Digital Performer:

  • Movie Window
  • Frame Rate
  • Control panel
  • Cue Markers
  • Streamers & Punch
  • Score Markers
  • Syncing
  • Click Track
Surround Overview
12:45

In this section, we provide an overview of the following topics related to Surround:

  • Surround Example
  • Surround 5.1 Specification
  • 360-Degree Panning
  • Surround Channels
  • Center/LFE Channel
  • Surround-Aware
Cubase
7:11

In this section, we discuss the use of Cubase:

  • Surround Panner
  • Center & LFE Channels
  • Surround FX
  • Downmix
Pro Tools
10:06

In this section, we discuss the use of Pro Tools:

  • Surround Output
  • Surround Mixer
  • Surround FX
  • Downmix
Logic Pro
6:50

In this section, we discuss the use of Logic Pro:

  • Surround Panner
  • Surround FX
  • Multi Mono
  • Downmix
Sonar
6:53

In this section, we discuss the use of Sonar:

  • Surround Panner
  • Surround FX
  • Surround Bridge
  • Downmix
Digital Performer
9:08

In this section, we discuss the use of Digital Performer:

  • Output Bundle
  • Surround Panners
  • Surround FX
  • Downmix
Games Overview
15:20

This section of the Music for Media tutorial provides an overview of music for games including:

  • Variable Start Times
  • Indefinite Durations
  • Limited Memory
  • Game Audio Tool
FMOD-Events
12:18

This section covers:

  • Events
  • Sound Defs
  • Parameters
  • Crossfades
FMOD-Music
17:54

This section covers:

  • Cues
  • Themes
  • Segments
  • Links
  • Audition Console
  • State-Transition Matrix
  • Banks
  • Build
 

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