Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Scoring With Cockos Reaper
Tutorials / March 25, 2020

Here are some things I discovered while switching to Reaper from Cubase after I landed a job scoring a TV show. 1. Get A Free MIDI Orchestra and Template for Reaper Download this awesome guide/template for reaper that also show you some free libraries that are already plugged into the template and ready for use. If you need to compose something today, and have no cash to spend, here is your solution! Reaper Orchestral Scoring Template v2019 – 100% Free!!! (101 Tracks) Thanks to AJB for putting that awesome collection together! 2. Using Subprojects for Scoring Your Film One of the main reasons I switched to Reaper from Pro Tools/Cubase, was because I love the robust management of subprojects from the main project timeline. As summed up in the SoundOnSound article: Reaper’s Subprojects allow the majority of the benefits from…setting up a master project to contain the entire film, but composing each cue inside a Subproject. This provides a ‘whole film’ view, where individual cues can be accessed quickly with a double click, and then edited. And, since we’re dealing with audio, any time-signature or tempo changes within a cue Subproject will remain completely independent of their neighbours, just like…

Five Semi-Obscure Workflow Tips for Premiere Pro That Will Make Life Better
Tutorials / December 25, 2019

There are many video editing tools out in the world today – and though many share some basic conventions, most are quite different from one another in their approach and layout. In my series of interesting little tips and hacks I have learned the hard way, I made a quick video for people getting started with Adobe’s video editor Premiere Pro. For seasoned editors, this will be obvious stuff, but for the (8 billion-seasoned editors) population out there that doesn’t know this stuff and *eyeroll*, I hope this can be a salve to getting up and running faster to tell your awesome and unique stories! I wanted to share some seemingly hidden tools for or techniques for handling some key parts of an editing workflow with Adobe Premiere Pro. Let me know what you think in the comments below!