Ableton Live is an excellent choice for scoring to picture and performing with video. There's a lot of skills and techniques involved, but you're in luck... the excellent Thavius Beck is here to get you rolling!
Thavius Beck is an electronic musician/producer/programmer as well as an electronic music educator who has worked with various artists ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Saul Williams to singer/songwriter Skylar Grey.
Ableton Live is more than a creative music production and performance suite. Whether you want to score to picture, make a video clip, or add visuals to your live performance, Ableton Live has all the tools and features you need to get the job done. In this course, Ableton expert and performance artist Thavius Beck shows you how!
Thavius starts by giving an overview of all the different video formats & Codecs, and he explains why it's important to know about them. You learn how to import, edit and warp your video content, and how to get everything running in perfect sync. Next, Thavius reveals the importance of using Markers when writing musical cues. You also discover how to add tempo and time signature changes to your project, and how to export your music with the movie.
There's also a whole section of tutorials explaining how to use the native video functionality of Ableton Live in your live performances. You learn how to set everything up in Live, how to match the audio with the video, how to build an entire show set with visuals, and more...
So launch Ableton Live, and get ready to learn some very cool video techniques with the one and only Thavius Beck!
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Galya wrote on June 12, 2019
this tutorial is very useful and shows how to work with video in Live ,with no additional third part video and audio plugins.its very helpful for adding visuals to your song, or to add score to your video
Pat wrote on October 28, 2017
Great course. I'd be stoked to see some more VJing type stuff on a programs like VDMX.