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by Blair Pershyn Did you know you could import a movie into GarageBand and score to it? It is in fact possible to bring in a movie, add music to it and export out a new movie clip with your audio in it. In the video below, we go over the features for film scoring in a GarageBand class.      
  • GarageBand, Film Scoring, Film, Synchronization, Sync to Picture
  • April 14th, 2022
Welcome to the Creative Technology Center's just launched knowledge base!   We wanted to create a resource where student's could find many of the frequently asked questions we ran into on a day-to-day basis at the CTC, as well as share some of our favorite tips and tricks in a variety of audio, notation, video editing, game audio and post-production…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
Visits to the CTC may be made as a walk-in or booked in advance via our website.  We are located in the Library at 150 Mass Ave. View our available software and usage policies prior to booking. Please bring your own laptop power adapter. Unfortunately, no printing is available. Workstations Hardware and software specs can be found on the…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
by Blair Pershyn In this class video, we look at synchronizing film and audio in Logic as well as working with markers and tempo.     *Towards the end of the class, there were some technical issues with calculating a tempo curve. Below is a follow up video going over that topic more clearly.    
  • Logic, Film Scoring, Film, Synchronization, Sync to Picture
  • April 14th, 2022
by Blair Pershyn Is Finale running slow when entering notes or playingback, even with a minimal number of parts? There is a known bug having to do with Macs with Retina displays. If this applies to you, be sure to check out this tech note from Finale. https://makemusic.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/217557808-Slow-performance-on-Mac-Retina-displays
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
What are Metatools? Finale has a number of tool specific shortcuts that are used to assign markings using single key + mouse click combination. These are called Metatools. For example, using the Staff Tool, Slash Notation can be added simply by selecting a number of measures, then single clicking on the bars while holding down the letter S on your…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
by Blair Pershyn Mac OS Transformations D'oh! I left my caps lock key on again by accident while typing an email. Has this every happened to you? Almost all of us use computers everyday, but few can type without looking at their hands. You bump the caps lock key by accident and the next thing you know you have a paragrapgh of text to fix. You don't have…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base, MacOS, email, hacks
  • April 14th, 2022