Dolby and Avid are joining forces to bring the first Pro Tools Dolby Atmos training course and certification to market.
The course can be accessed through the Avid Learning Partners programme, and covers the integration of the Dolby Atmos Renderer with Pro Tools consists.
It consists of 40 hours of self-learning, 18 hours of instructor-led training, held over 3 days, and a professional certification exam.
Upon completition of the exam, candidates will earn the Avid Certified Professional: Pro Tools | Dolby Atmos certification credential.
The course aims to enable Pro Tools mixers to recognise the components of a Dolby Atmos content creation studio, and outline workflows for creating immersive audio in Pro Tools. They will also learn techniques for working with Dolby Atmos beds and objects, Pro Tools session management, Dolby Atmos Renderer configurations, and final delivery formats.
“This course provides core learning opportunities to fill the need for Dolby Atmos training and validates the skills and competencies of sound technicians and engineers to prepare and deliver Dolby Atmos content,” said Rob D’Amico, senior director of product marketing, Audio Solutions at Avid.
“Content creators are showing increased interest in Dolby Atmos and the top streaming platforms are demanding more content be created in Dolby. This is true for not only film and TV, but also for music,” added Rob France, director, customer support, Dolby.
The training course, PT210D Pro Tools Dolby Atmos Production, is now available.