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Audio Production for Virtual Media Creators: Signal Flow & Introduction to Looping

Learn audio production fundamentals with weekly video content and live class sessions with the instructor. Create high-quality sound & audio for digital content.

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This course is archived

Audio Production for Virtual Media Creators: Signal Flow & Introduction to Looping

Learn audio production fundamentals with weekly video content and live class sessions with the instructor. Create high-quality sound & audio for digital content.

Estimated 3 weeks
3–5 hours per week
Instructor-paced
Instructor-led on a course schedule
Cost to Enroll
$283 USD
This course is archived

About this course

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This interactive course offers:

  • Weekly video tutorials

  • 2 interactive online class live sessions (1.5h each)

Live Session (Friday, March 11, 1pm Pacific Time)

Live Session (Friday, February 25, 1pm Pacific Time)

  • Access to a sound library with over 100 audio clips for non-commercial use

  • Access to additional resources

  • Instructions on Ableton Live software with 90-day free full feature access

You will improve your knowledge of audio, digital audio workstations (DAW), and the effective use of a microphone to record, edit, playback and render your sounds. You’ll also learn the basics of looping sound files to create original music.

In this course, you will participate in interactive class sessions (offered live online) with lectures and activities, alongside access to weekly video materials and other resources. You will also receive personalised feedback on your audio projects with weekly submissions.

Upon successful completion of Audio Production for Virtual Media Creators: Signal Flow & Introduction to Looping, you will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Uncover the use of a digital audio workstation (DAW), signal flow, mic recording techniques and audio file management.

  • Learn how to maximize your recorded content and add effects to it, how to denoise, edit, manipulate, re-mix and render audio files and use looping to create your own original sounds and music.

  • Create your unique soundtrack, and understand how looped tracks can work to complete and improve your video-making project.

  • Advance your audio production skills in the next level course: Audio Production for Virtual Media Creators: Advanced Loop Creation and Underscoring.

Whether you are a beginner or advanced content creator, you will benefit from these two courses, especially if you are:

  • Podcasters looking to improve the quality of their voice recordings;

  • Media producers who want to create music to support your creations (podcasts, vidcasts, TikTok, Reels, YouTube, Vimeo, etc..);

  • Marketing professionals wanting to improve their audio effects;

  • DJ’s wanting to create their own backing tracks;

  • Video and filmmakers who want to better understand the sound creation process;

  • Voiceover artists and audiobook actors who need to record and produce their own tracks to collaborators;

  • Creators of sound and music for your own passion project.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Understand signal flow, mic recording techniques and audio file management as well as how to work with a digital audio workstation (DAW) to record, edit and render your voice as a high-quality audio file

  • Learn how to maximize your recorded content quality, denoise, edit, manipulate, re-mix and render audio files and use looping to create your own original sounds and music.

  • Create your unique soundtrack, and understand how looped tracks can work to complete and improve your video-making project.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I take this course if I have no skills in audio or music?

Yes, the course is intended for people who want to better understand how audio works and how loops can be manipulated to create your own music/audio production.

How complicated is the software?

We will use Ableton Live as it offers full features free for 90 days. Ableton is easy to use and can give you immediate feedback on the loops that you drag and drop within its intuitive interface.

Will I be able to write music of my own?

This course gives you a palette of loops that you can manipulate to create your own sounds. Combine that with a voice over track and you might have your own song to share with the world.

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