Fundamentals of Mixing Sound in 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.
Curtis Judd has been recording and processing video sound for over 15 years. He specializes in corporate and short film production and post production. He is a self-professed audio enthusiast and a passionate instructor.