UAM01 Understanding Audio & Music Workflows in Post
An overview of the role of the music editor including pre-recording, temp scores, source music, scoring & working with the composer, song-editing, final mix & more.
For anyone who either works with musicians or needs to understand the audio post production process for films and television, this lecture with real-world demos from an award-winning composer and music editor covers:
- Spotting for music and sound: the meeting, giving notes, and music and sound design
- Making musical decisions – who decides?
- How to use temp music and sound design
- Music editor workflow and relationship with the composer
- Preparing for a mix and preview
- How to choose a composer – go with a friend of a friend or a seasoned professional
- Contract basics: how much will it cost, fees, publishing
- Final scoring sessions, composing “in the box”, and delivery to the dub stage
- Working with songs and music supervisors, basic licensing, and royalty-free music
- Song and audio editing techniques
- The final mix – or dub stage – preparation for delivery and print-master
- Mail Box Money: preliminary music cue sheet, royalty distribution and basic music publishing