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Adding Sound Design **Cancelled**


Address: Zoom


Audio Design Desk is the audio tool built for video editors. It comes with over 40,000 sounds and music cues and works 12x faster than current offerings according to MusicTech.

This session will show how the AI assisted tools inside of Audio Design Desk can help you find and place sound design at lightning speeds using hot keys and an incredibly powerful replacement tool.

You will learn how to:

• Import video.
• create a soundscape in seconds.
• manipulate your soundscape to adjust to your taste.
• place hits, rises, transitions and drones.
• save versions.
• swap placed sounds with alternates.
• use quick mix hot keys and effects to finalize your mix.
• Import and tag your own sound design elements for immediate use.
• Export AAF and XML files to Premiere, Avid and Final Cut Pro.
• Export sessions to within Audio Design Desk and how you can use versions to send different options to your clients.

Topics covered:
• Getting started: importing video.
• Basics of ADD: the library, search and replace windows.
• Pre programmed sound design triggers.
• Import your own sounds for immediate use.
• Using triggers while watching video.
• Swap out sounds with alternates without losing sync.
• Search for alternate sounds from sounds in the timeline.
• Nudge sounds into sync.
• Quick mix hot keys.
• Exporting AAF and XML.
• Opening sessions in Avid, Premiere and Final Cut Pro.
• Upload to
• Receiving frame accurate notes.

ADD: Sound for video more than 10x faster!

Instructor - Gabriel Cowan
CEO Audio Design Desk | Filmmaker

Gabe is a multi platinum recording artist and an award winning filmmaker who has produced over 20 feature films including SXSW audience award winner Cheap Thrills and Sundance grantee and independent lens award winner They Call Us Monsters. Now Cowan has brought his musical background together with his filmmaking background to develop and release the only audio software built from the ground up to find and place audio for video. Audio Design Desk won the 2020 National Association of broadcasters best of show, is a 2020 SXSW finalist, gained the MacWorld Editors Choice and MusicTech choice and is used on multiple movies and television shows.