Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, distributes Pro Tools 10: Advanced Post Production Techniques, an official Avid Learning Series Expert Level Guide, focused on advanced operation of Pro Tools 10 in a professional post-production environment from Course Technology, a division of Cengage Learning.
Post production for film and video is a complex and potentially confusing topic, yet is essential for anyone hoping to work in the business, and Pro Tools 10: Advanced Post Production Techniques shows the way. Great for end-users and students alike, author Joel Krantz uses real-world examples and projects, helping readers get up-to-speed on Pro Tools for post as quickly and easily as possible.
Topics include technical insights into Pro Tools hardware and software with hands-on exercises, discussion of common workflows, and intermediate-advanced topics detailing how to use a Pro Tools|HD system to record, edit, mix, and output sound for professional film and video applications. Color graphics and review questions at the end of each section help ensure a well-rounded understanding of the topics being covered. The included DVD contains media files for the exercises that appear at the end of each lesson, as well as an Exercise Media folder which contains all the required audio, video, and related files.
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Joel Krantz is a full-time professor of sound with more than 20 years of experience. He currently teaches at California State University, Northridge. He is also an Avid Certified Pro Tools instructor, teaching at Video Symphony (Burbank, CA). In addition to teaching, he is a freelance sound editor, mixer, and consultant with experience working on television and film projects. He recently edited and mixed a documentary feature film, War of the Gods.