Fundamentals of Mixing Sound in Fairlight

Get started making great audio in the Free or Studio versions of DaVinci Resolve's Fairlight

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DaVinci Resolve is an amazing video app for editing, coloring, adding visual effects, and mixing sound. And with free and studio versions, anyone can produce very high quality videos and films.

In this course, we cover the fundamentals you need to get up and running with Fairlight version 18.1 — the audio mixing, digital audio workstation page within DaVinci Resolve. We'll get you up to speed on:

  • How to configure the Fairlight settings
  • How to import and sync your audio clips
  • How to get around the Fairlight page
  • How to use track layers
  • How to choose which mic channel (lav vs. boom) to use in a dialogue edit
  • How to set up your channel mapping
  • How to use effects to clean and sweeten the mix
  • How to use key frames and automation to dynamically adjust track and clip levels
  • How to add and mix basic sound design
  • How and when to bounce tracks and timelines
  • How to loudness normalize your final mix

One of the tricks with online courses is what to do when you have a question. We have you covered there. You can email me any time when you sign up for the course. We also hold weekly Sound for Video Sessions where we cover sound for video topics in more depth and even have Q&A sessions every week.

So if you're ready to get started mixing sound for your videos in DaVinci Resolve's Fairlight page, this is the course for you.

Your Instructor

Curtis Judd
Curtis Judd

Curtis Judd has been working in production and post sound for over 15 years. He specializes in education and short film production and post. He is a self-professed audio enthusiast and a passionate instructor. He strongly believes that how you light for your videos makes a bigger difference than what camera you use.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

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