Course DescriptionThe importance of quality sound in a movie cannot be overstated. Of particular interest to directors and independent filmmakers who want to understand the production and post-production workflow, this overview course covers such topics as the nature of sound and its aesthetics, microphone characteristics, the sound recording chain, budgeting and scheduling, what can be fixed in post versus what can only be done during production, and editing and mixing the final track. Instruction includes equipment and listening demonstrations with the instructor and a sound mixer. Many of the practical techniques presented are suitable for student productions.
Course OutlineFind out how to understand and utilize the nuances of sound design from production to post-production including equipment instructing, listening demonstrations, microphone characteristics, editing/mixing, and more.