A Step-By-Step Approach To Teaching 21st Century Story-Telling
Learn how to record a pre-written creative short story or fairy-tale, and then add vocal effects, sound effects and background music to enhance the story.
Along the way we’ll discuss about good microphone technique, mixing skills to achieve appropriate sound levels, editing audio, fade-in and fade-outs and panning. Discover how to make your voice sound like a chipmunk or Darth Vader, or sound like you’re in a concert hall.
Skills covered include:
- starting a new project
- setting up a microphone
- setting up a vocal track
- recording narration
- editing audio
- making sound effects from scratch
- importing existing sound effects
- importing background music
- creating fade-ins and fade-outs
- volume envelopes
- panning envelopes
- adjusting levels
- applying effects
- saving and exporting your project
Software Options For This Workshop
- Audacity (free, PC or Mac)
- Acid Music Studio/Pro (PC)
- Mixcraft (PC)
- Garageband (Mac)
Suitable to use with students in Years 5 – 12.
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