Dolby Atmos is an essential audio format for movies. Without converting your movie background to this format, your mixes can’t qualify for major film theaters, HD television shows etc.
But what exactly is a Dolby Atmos format and how do you convert your projects into this format?
Free Dolby Atmos Training Courses By Dolby Institute
Well, if you wanna learn to mix your projects in Dolby Atmos then there is a good news.
Now the Dolby Institute, in partnership with the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, has launched the first free online training curriculum focused on Dolby Atmos.
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The Dolby institute’s director Glenn Kiser told to Pro-Tools.
Dolby Atmos has been embraced by the top talents in the feature film and television sound business, but we saw a need to develop scalable tools and make them available to anyone who wants to learn how to use this amazing storytelling tool.
Here are the 3 modules of the online curriculum for this free training program.
Dolby Atmos Core Concepts
In this first module, you will learn the basic concept of Dolby Atmos including Dolby Atmos ecosystem and authoring, mastering, and delivering a project in this format.
If you don’t know then I would like to tell you that Dolby Atmos is not a single process but it is a collection of processes which includes authoring in the production facility to deliver mechanisms including, mobile devices, headphones, soundbars, Ultra HD Blu-ray, audio/video receivers, cinemas, TV OTT/broadcast, games, Blu-ray, and cinemas.
Live Television Dolby Atmos Mixing
As the television industry also adopted Dolby Atmos you can learn Dolby Atmos mixing for live television in their second module.
You learn the understanding of new concepts, equipment, and workflows regarding television project mixing in Dolby Atmos.
This module guides you through the step by step on how to implement Dolby Atmos equipment for live television session.
Installation and Mixing Guidelines for Dolby Atmos
As today Every entertainment medium is changing in Dolby Atmos, we have to learn how to modify professional mixing studios and broadcast trucks to accommodate Dolby Atmos.
In their 3rd module, you will go through the supplemental guide to help you through the extra equipment needed, equipment installation guidelines, configuring the equipment and converting the space into a Dolby Atmos environment.
As well as some advanced lessons for live TV session.
Where Do I Find These Courses?
In conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences and Dolby Institute website you can sign up for free to access the courses.
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Gautam Roy is a recording engineer and a blogger from India. He loves music, writing and travelling. He is also an active investor and a successful entrepreneur.