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Javi Lloret Frames Per Second commonly referred to as FPS is an important unit to know about, especially if you’re in the Film Scoring or Sync industry. Music for commercials, movies, and all kinds of media which include moving pictures will play at a specific FPS rate. Now, what are they exactly? As some of you may know, what we see on videos is…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • May 20th, 2022
Javi Lloret In other daws such as Logic or ProTools, you'll see automation lanes attached to the track you want to automate. Just like this:   However, in FL Studio, things work a bit differently. Just like with Patterns (MIDI Regions) and Samples (Audio Clips), Automation lanes can be placed anywhere in the Playlist (timeline), and can have any…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • May 18th, 2022
by Javi Lloret   SESSION SETUP - DASHBOARD When you open Pro Tools the Dashboard will show up, and while most people might skip this step, it’s crucial to check the settings you are choosing for the current session, especially when working with video. The first thing we have to watch out for is the Sample Rate. For video scoring, most of the time…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022
Javi Lloret You’re about to start a Sync To Picture project on Logic, and you probably can’t wait to start scoring the track right? However, there are a few things we need to take care of before actually start composing the music such as making sure we’re lined up with the movie, sample rate, frame rate, and make sure we can effectively move around the…
  • Logic, Synchronization, Sync to Picture
  • April 14th, 2022
Javi Lloret   WHAT IS SAMPLE RATE? To put it simply, we call Sample rate the number of amplitude recordings a computer takes per second. This graph will get you a more visual image of how it works: As you can see there’s a waveform in green, and it has been divided into small pieces. Those pieces have a unit of amplitude (dB…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022