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  • 13. 13. EQ Basics
    2m 9s
    Cubase 10 105
    Mastering Essentials
    Steinberg’s Cubase 10 offers all the tools you need to create professional-sounding masters! Join Steinberg Product specialist Matt Hepworth in this course, and learn the art & craft of mastering with Cubase.
  • 2. 2. Understanding Keys - Matte Key vs ChromaKey
    2m 50s
    After Effects CC 105
    Keying Essentials
    To work efficiently with Adobe After Effects, you need to know about keying. Learn all about this compositing technique in this course by Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe, and take your compositing work to the next level!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 54s
    Korg Prologue 101
    Korg Prologue Video Manual
    The Korg Prologue offers unique features not found on any other synth. Learn everything about this analog monster with keyboardist and trainer Matt Vanacoro… and take your sound design skills to the next level!
  • 12. 12. Saxophone: Character and Technical Range
    8m 42s
    Orchestration 104
    Clarinets, Saxophones and Bassoons
    This orchestral wind course takes an in-depth look at the individual members of the clarinet, bassoon and saxophone families. Continue your studies of the wind section with professional orchestrator and instructor Thomas Goss!
  • 3. 3. Flute: Character and Technical Range
    6m 11s
    Orchestration 103
    Flutes and Oboes
    In this Winds course, professional orchestrator Thomas Goss takes an in-depth look at two important members of the wind section: the flutes and oboes. Learn everything there is to know about these two unique instrument families from the best orchestration teacher on the planet!
  • 18. 18. A Typical Mastering Session in Pro Tools I
    4m 50s
    Pro Tools 105
    Mastering Essentials
    Mastering is an art, and Avid Pro Tools offers a wide range of plugins, perfect for any mastering tasks. Dive in this course to learn the subtle art of mastering with experienced engineer Joe Albano.
  • 2. 2. The Type Tool
    3m 22s
    After Effects CC 104
    Text Techniques
    Adobe After Effects CC is an amazing tool for creating beautiful text animations, from simple text scrolls to realistic 3D titles. Let Adobe expert Kevin P McAuliffe show you how it’s done!
  • 5. 5. Vintage Opto
    7m 9s
    Logic Pro X 203
    Logic's Compressors
    Apple’s Logic Pro X comes with a complete set of killer compressors. In this 11-tutorial course, Joe Albano explains every inch of Logic’s bundled compressors!
  • 5. 5. Polyvox Controls
    3m 28s
    VocalSynth 2 101
    VocalSynth Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth 2 is here and so is our star trainer Rishabh Rajan to explain you how this cool new plugin works! Check out VocalSynth 2 here and see what it can do for you!
  • 16. 16. Text Basics
    5m 36s
    After Effects CC 101
    Let's Get Started
    Adobe After Effects CC is the industry-standard animation and creative compositing app. Join Kevin P. McAuliffe in this course, and start creating motion graphics with After Effects CC!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    2m 54s
    Affinity Photo 101
    The Beginner's Guide
    Affinity Photo offers advanced photo editing tools at a very affordable price. Learn how to use this professional software with trainer and photographer Iain Anderson!
  • 1. 1. Introduction to Lightroom CC
    1m 56s
    Lightroom CC 201
    Advanced
    Hollin Jones is back with an Advanced course on Adobe’s Lightroom CC. Join him as he shares tips and tricks to dramatically improve your workflow.
  • 15. 15. Mixing Basics
    3m 12s
    Superior Drummer 3 101
    More Killer Drums
    Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 3 is a major upgrade! Learn how to use the world’s most comprehensive drum production tool in this course by master trainer Matt Vanacoro!
  • 12. 12. Layered Titles
    3m 30s
    Premiere Pro CC 104
    Titling & Graphics
    Expert trainer Kevin P McAuliffe is back with a course on creating titles and credit rolls with Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Watch it, and give your titles that professional look!
  • 8. 8. Waveform Editing
    3m 59s
    Adobe Audition CC 201
    Premiere/Audition Workflows
    Adobe’s Creative Cloud applications are designed to work seamlessly together. Watch this course by audio expert Hollin Jones and learn how Audition can take your Premiere projects to the next level!
  • 6. 6. Audio Editing - The Basics
    3m 50s
    Adobe Audition CC 101
    Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Audition CC is Adobe’s audio pro-level audio editing and restoration software. Get a jump-start on this very capable DAW in this Absolute Beginner’s guide!
  • 4. 4. Clean Boost Circuit
    3m 45s
    Elektron 104
    Analog Heat Sound Sculpting
    Is Elektron’s Analog Heat too hot to handle? Well, don’t sweat it because the amazing Thavius Beck is here to show you how to tame this fiery monster. Watch this 21-tutorial course and put some analog warmth into your music!
  • 26. 26. Roles and Audio Lanes
    3m 51s
    Final Cut Pro X 105
    Working With Audio
    Audio is one of the most important elements of a successful video production. In this 28-tutorial course, Apple Certified Trainer Iain Anderson covers all the essential audio features included in Final Cut Pro, and he shows you how to master them!
  • 2. 2. Overview
    5m 47s
    Arturia V 102
    Moog Modular V Essentials
    Arturia’s Moog Modular V is one of the easiest and affordable ways to experience modular synthesis. Learn how to tame this monstrous rack of virtual modules with trainer and synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan.
  • 4. 4. Layering
    6m 9s
    Dance Music Sound Design 104
    Drums
    In this drum-centric, in-action course, you learn how to make the best-sounding, room-shattering beats. So sit back, put in your earbuds and get ready to be awakened to the world of EDM drum and beat sound design.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 3s
    Final Cut Pro X 106
    Media, Roles & Sharing
    Once you dive in deeper to Final Cut Pro X you soon discover it has reinvented the way you use media, organize that media and "share" that media. This course explains this new paradigm and how to deploy it to your advantage.
  • 21. 21. Arranging Basics
    5m 25s
    Dance Music Masters 115
    Disfunktion | Big Room
    Michael Tielemans is a true Dance Music Master. His signature, funky sound is loved by fans the world over. In this Dance Music Masters “Big Room” course he opens up his secret production black book and reveals his EDM tips and tricks.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 23s
    Final Cut Pro X 202
    Compositing and Visual FX
    Visual effects and clip fixing tools are built right into Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Check out this in-depth course to see how to do everything from stabilization techniques to slick animations!
  • 22. 22. Formant Bass Example
    3m 49s
    Dance Music Sound Design 101
    Designing Bass
    This first course in our exclusive Dance Music Sound Design series, starts at the bottom… with the BASS, that is. And who better to teach the art and science behind making killer bass sounds than Multiplier AKA Adam Pollard!
  • 5. 5. Polyvox Controls
    2m 39s
    VocalSynth 101
    Explained and Explored
    iZotope’s VocalSynth is a vocal producer's dream. You can tune and transform... You can thicken and texturize... You can even robotize, harmonize and vocode! Learn VocalSynth now!
  • 8. 8. Bass
    6m 50s
    Dance Music Styles 102
    Dubstep
    Since dubstep was first invented in the late '90s, it has become a mainstay of electronic music. Up your Dubstep game with this 21-tutorial course by pro music producer and sound designer, Adam Pollard – AKA Multiplier.
  • 16. 16. Cross Synthesis
    3m 54s
    Logic Pro X 210
    Alchemy - Advanced Synthesis Explained and Explored
    This advanced Alchemy course explores the more complex aspects of Logic’s latest soft synth. Join SFLogicNinja and dive far down into Alchemy’s exotic world of sound design where you learn this Apple synth’s deepest secrets!
  • 2. 2. EQ Choices
    4m 49s
    Audio Mistakes 102
    10 Common EQ Mistakes
    “Mistakes are your best teachers.” This course examines 10 common EQ mistakes and shows you how to fix them. Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to! There’s no better way to learn!
  • 9. 9. Compression Types
    6m 50s
    Audio Mistakes 101
    10 Common Compression Mistakes
    “Every mistake is an opportunity to learn.” This course addresses 10 common compression mistakes and shows you how to correct them. Let US make the mistakes so YOU don’t have to!
  • 10. 10. Accented Letters & Punctuation
    1m 37s
    iPad 101
    16 iPad Secrets Revealed
    This course is classified as top secret! Watching it gives you access to features that will alter the way you interact with the Apple iPad. Warning: If you don’t have top-level clearance, watch and learn at your own risk.
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 35s
    MixMaster 101
    Mixing Dance Music Essentials
    Mixing electronic music is an adventure. It requires an advanced set of skills. We’re pleased to introduce you to MixMaster Daniel Wyatt to show you the essentials of mixing dance music. So learn to mix with Danny!
  • 17. 17. Exploring Compression
    6m 55s
    Dance Music Masters 101
    Deepchild | Dirty Circuits
    Recording artist Deepchild reveals how he creates his dirty analog sounds in Ableton Live. Watch this course to learn about the unique sound design techniques used in his mutant techno tracks.
  • 17. 17. Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
    2m 54s
    OneNote 101
    Your Life Everywhere
    Learn how to capture virtually anything and put it on any device anytime, anywhere using Microsoft's OneNote with the always informative and entertaining Gary Grudzinskas!
  • 2. 2. Software for this Course
    3m 25s
    Animation Concepts 103
    Character Walk Cycles
    Walking comes naturally… until you have to animate it! After completing this Walk Cycles course by expert animator Siobhan Twomey, you will have your characters strolling, shuffling, sauntering and jogging before you know it!
  • 9. 9. S Curves & C Curves
    3m 1s
    Animation Concepts 102
    Dynamic Character Animation
    Siobhan Twomey is back with her second instalment in the popular Animation Concepts series. Learn how to infuse your characters with personality using the universal principles detailed in this 21-tutorial course.
  • 9. 9. Standard, "Character" & Linear-Phase EQ
    4m 46s
    Audio Concepts 202
    Mastering In The Box
    Trainer Joe Albano is back with an advanced look at mastering in our popular Audio Concepts series. See how pro audio engineers master their tracks “in-the-box” in this in-depth, high-level audio engineering course.
  • 18. 18. Chord Pad Basics
    5m 26s
    Cubase 8 101
    Moving Forward With Cubase 8
    With so many new features, Cubase 8 is perhaps THE most complete DAW on the planet. See what all the buzz is about in this deep, 37-tutorial course by Cubase wizard Matt Hepworth.
  • 5. 5. The Navigator Revisited
    3m 8s
    Final Draft 102
    Revising and Editing a Screenplay
    Writing a screenplay is the first step. Revising it is the rest of the journey. Learn how to rewrite and edit like a Hollywood screenwriter in this 24-tutorial Final Draft course by Matt Vanacoro.
  • 4. 4. Who?
    1m 27s
    Film Craft 109
    The Editor
    You've shot miles and miles of footage... Now what? Learn essential film and video editing techniques in this information-packed, example-filled, Film Craft course by award-winning filmmaker Michael Wohl.
  • 8. 08. Scheduling a Shoot
    4m 54s
    Film Craft 101
    The Producer
    In this exclusive Film Craft course you learn the producer's leadership role from initial idea to final release. Master the craft of being a producer from award-winning filmmaker and renowned educator Michael Wohl!
  • 6. 6. Choosing a Story
    3m 10s
    Film Craft 103
    The Director
    Everybody wants to be a Director. Here’s your “take one”! In this exclusive, introductory course, you learn about directing and the power of storytelling from award-winning filmmaker and renowned educator, Michael Wohl!
  • 21. 21. King’s Mics Introduction
    4m 24s
    Waves 201
    The Abbey Road Collection Explored
    The Beatles productions have an amazing sonic quality. A lot of it is attributed to the custom gear they used at Abbey Road Studios. Learn about that gear and how to use Waves’ authentic Abbey Road plugins in this Beatles-worthy course by Joe Albano.
  • 1. 1. Why Use Screenwriting Software?
    2m 7s
    Final Draft 101
    Introduction to Screenwriting
    Writing scripts requires a unique mix of creativity, skill and technique. Watch this course to learn both screenwriting and master Final Draft skills at the same time. Take your scriptwriting to a whole new level!
  • 1. 1. Introduction: What’s Covered in this Course
    1m 31s
    Character Design 102
    Creating Characters for Animation
    In this course, artist & animator Siobhan Twomey shows how to design characters specifically for animation. Follow along and learn the techniques and tools you need to know to get your designs ready to be animated!
  • 1. 1. Introduction
    1m 21s
    Character Design 101
    Creating Characters
    Where do character ideas come from and how do you transform your ideas into fully-realized characters? Watch this 18-tutorial courses by artist and animator, Siobhan Twomey, and see a character come to life right before your eyes!
  • 21. 21. Introduction to the Violin
    7m 49s
    Orchestration 101
    The String Section
    Join A-list orchestrator, Thomas Goss – along with top professional orchestra players – and learn the art of composing and orchestrating for strings!
  • 3. 3. Synchronization Basics
    3m 10s
    Music Business 104
    Synchronization Licenses and Royalties
    Visual media is everywhere. This means that music “Sync” licenses are a great way to generate income from your tracks. Learn how your compositions can become solid platinum in this important course by music biz expert, Dr. Paul Bissell.
  • 6. 6. Book versus Display
    4m 3s
    Graphic Design 103
    Typography: More Than Simply Letters
    Typography IS much more than just letters on the page. In this course, you see how mastering proven Typography techniques will infuse your work with intention, impact and readability – delivered to you by the absolute master of Typography: Mark Gatter.
  • 8. 8. Dialogue with Corresponding Shots
    2m 5s
    Storyboarding 102
    The Art of Storyboarding
    Storyboard artist Siobhan Twomey is back with a sequel to her very popular introductory course! In this course, you learn filmmaking techniques and principles that are essential knowledge for every storyboard artist.
  • 21. 21. Strong Posing for Characters
    2m 18s
    Storyboarding 101
    Introduction to Storyboarding
    “You can storyboard anything” says artist and trainer, Siobhan Twomey. Learn the art and craft of this essential skill as Siobhan reveals everything you need to know to get you started in the creative field of storyboarding!
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