Master Recording and Editing in Audacity

By the end, James Younger will help you understand everything you need to know to submit a technically great sounding audition and wow your agent or client.

It's the MOST COMPREHENSIVE AUDACITY class we've seen. What you get:
• A brief overview covering microphones and interfaces.
• Basic overview of De-noising & De-clicking your audio with stock Audacity plugins as well as Izotope RX elements.
• Terms that typically confuse people and stop them from grasping crucial concepts.
• Connecting your hardware to your software. Understanding the why, not just the how.
• How to set up a technically accurate project and why we set it up this way.
• How to set proper levels for the highest quality possible.
• How to find your noise floor and why it’s so crucial for having a pro sounding audition.
• Proper mic technique that will give you consistency in your audio.
• The ins and outs of editing your audio inside Audacity. Keyboard shortcuts to make your workflow more efficient & less time consuming.
• Equalization & compression for Voiceover.
• A deep dive into equalization. An engineer’s perspective. How the specific frequencies affect the voice and how to tame harsh sibilance within your EQ.
• Punch & Roll
• Measuring for Audiobooks/ACX
• List of our recommended equipment
• Lifetime access to the recorded class (as long as you keep the account)!
*BONUS* Professionally treating your space. Soundproofing vs Acoustic Treatment. Soundproofing methods & Acoustic treatment methods.
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What You Will Get

Instructor(s)

Engineering Instructor

James Younger

James joined the acting industry in 2013. While acting, he began composing music for film and TV as well as producing other styles of music in his spare time. With his extensive background in audio engineering and years of acting experience he decided to join the two together and has been voice acting ever since.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    AUDACITY SYLLABUS

    • UPDATED v2 LEARN AUDACITY SYLLABUS

  • 2

    Learn Audacity - Intro

    • LEARN AUDACITY INTRO

  • 3

    LEARN AUDACITY Week 1 Video

    • UPDATED Learn Audacity Week 1 VIDEO

    • UPDATED WEEK 1 HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS

  • 4

    LEARN AUDACITY Week 2 Video

    • UPDATED Learn Audacity Week 2 VIDEO

    • UPDATED WEEK 2 HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS

    • UPDATED WEEK 2 HOMEWORK AUDIO

  • 5

    LEARN AUDACITY Week 3 Video

    • UPDATED Learn Audacity Week 3 VIDEO

    • UPDATED WEEK 2 HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS

    • UPDATED WEEK 3 HOMEWORK AUDIO

  • 6

    LEARN AUDACITY Week 4 Video

    • UPDATED Learn Audacity Week 4 VIDEO

    • UPDATED WEEK 4 HOMEWORK INSTRUCTIONS

    • UPDATED WEEK 4 HOMEWORK AUDIO

  • 7

    9 LEARN AUDACITY Outro

    • LEARN AUDACITY OUTRO

  • 8

    VO ROADMAP

    • AVS & PVOT - VO ROAD MAP - 2021