UAB’s student-driven Digital Media team is pumping up middle schoolers for college with GEAR UP Alabama.
GEAR UP, short for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a six-year government grant designed to prepare low-income 7th grade students for success during postsecondary education. GEAR UP Alabama asked UAB Digital Media to create a video that would educate parents and students about the program and get them excited. The only problem is how do 20-somethings appeal to 7th graders — while staying age-appropriate?
When it comes to audio editing, Pro Tools is the leading standard for working with and manipulating audio, especially in the post-production process. If you were to turn on the T.V. and started watching any documentary or drama, there is a good chance that the background music and sound f/x you hear were mixed using Pro Tools. Not only is Pro Tools heavily used for post-production in the film industry, but Pro Tools is the top choice among recording engineers as well. So what is it about Pro Tools that makes it the industry standard?
Logic Pro is a powerful digital audio workstation that you can use to do pretty much anything related to music composition and production. You can just think of it as Garage Band’s big brother. Powerful software can be very confusing the first time you open it, so I’m going to just go over a few things to get you started and familiarized with some of the most basic features.