Monthly Archives: January 2013

CreateNOW Events/Tour Planned for February/March

I’m happy to announce that our evangelist team will be hitting the road for a series of #CreateNow events over the next few months. Here’s a brief list of where you’ll be able to catch me (and my colleagues, Rufus, Terry & Paul) during March.

Click HERE for upcoming #CreateNow tour cities in North America and Europe. You may also click ‘View Full Schedule‘ for *all* tour cities. Venue details are not available for every city just yet, but I’ll continue to update here as they become available.

Here are individual registration links for several of the cities I’ll be in:

30 January SF SuperMeet
25 February Washington, D.C. PPRO UG
1 March Warsaw – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
4 March Oslo – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
5 March London – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
6 March Stockholm – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
7 March Copenhagen – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
8 March Helsinki – Create Now Seminar (w/Rufus & Paul)
10-13 March CMA-NYC
16-17 March Create NOW Camp, San Diego (with Kevin Stohlmeyer, Sally Cox, Stephen Burns, Chana Messer and others!)
27 March Creative Pro User Group, Chicago (w/Jeff Evenson)

More events will be added over the coming weeks, so I’ll be sure to update this post as info becomes available. Hope to see you in one of these cities!

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There’s Still Time To Vote For Your Favorite Animate Chapman Submission – Deadline 20 January!

The Animate Chapman contest is coming to a close, and now you get to be a part of the action by voting for your favorite!

The winners of the competition will be announced at the UK opening screening of “A Liar’s Autobiography” on Jan 24th.

WATCH AND VOTE HERE

Voting will close on January 20th.

In case you missed my previous blog on the contest, you can find it HERE.

You can also watch my interview with Justin Weyers, Animation Producer for the film, HERE.

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Short&Suite Season Finale: Converting Audio Files to Different Bit Rates/Sample Rates

Well, it’s hard to believe that the ‘season’ is already over, and as such, I’m already prepping the next round of ATV videos for the next season of Short & Suite.

The final episode of this series deals with using the Convert Sample Type dialog in Adobe Audition CS6, highlighting when and how to use it.

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How To Make Your Audio Broadcast-Safe (ITU-R BS.1770-2 & EBU)

Over the last year I’ve had numerous requests for ‘…a plugin that would allow me to instantly conform my audio files to a particular loudness standard.’

The good news is: we have this feature built-in to Adobe Audition. The not-so-good news is that while I’ve shown this feature several times (in various tutorials), it’s always been part of another video (which makes it extremely hard to find, even for me!).

So, I’m happy bring you a standalone video on how to finalize your audio, in compliance with common Broadcast Standards using Adobe Audition CS6…

What’s also really cool? You can use Audition’s Match Volume feature to normalize dialogue tracks, compute average loudness across a host of music/underscore files, and instantly normalize (either peak or RMS) to any given value. Oh, and there are even MORE loudness options available to you as well (in a drop-down menu)

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New Short&Suite: How To Bounce & Mixdown in Adobe Audition

This week’s new episode features bouncing and mixdown options in Adobe Audition CS6. Learn when to bounce/comp tracks together, and when/how to access the various menus for performing those operations. Along the way, I’ll show you the various ‘final mix’ options for creating mono, stereo and 5.1 mixes simultaneously…even exporting track stems from a master multitrack session.

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Short&Suite Season 6, Ep 4: Working with 3rd Party Plugins In Adobe Audition CS6

This week’s Short & Suite video tutorial covers working with 3rd Party VST & AU plugins in Adobe Audition CS6. I’ll highlight the plugin manager (and how to enable/disable and scan for installed plugins) and give a brief overview of the performance and working in both multitrack and waveform view environments.

I’m a big fan of WAVES plugins, but keep in mind that any VST/VST3 or AU plugins are supported in Audition CS6.

More next week, so stay tuned.

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