Fall 2019 - CA 232 D100
Film Sound (3)
Class Number: 10608
Delivery Method: In Person
Through lectures, demonstrations and studio work, students will be introduced to several aspects of location sound recording and audio post production for film and video. Topics will include synchronization systems and techniques, editing, music scoring, mixing and both analog and digital sound technology. Students with credit for FPA 232 may not take this course for further credit.
Through lectures, discussions, and watching films, students will be exposed to film sound. They get practical hands-on experience in creating sound for film, along with a grounding in the history and theory of film sound. Projects will include practical assignments to develop skills in sound editing and design for film and facilitate critical thinking about sound in film.
- Participation and attendance 10%
- Tutorials 60%
- Final Sound Design Project 25%
- Final Exam 5%
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
1. headphones (preferably acoustic isolating)
2. external hard drive (USB 3 or Thunderbolt)
Tomlinson Holman, Sound for Film and Television, 2010
David Bordwell & Kristin Thompson, Film Art, An Introduction, 2019
Ric Viers, The Sound Effects Bible: How to Create and Record Hollywood Style Sound Effects, 2008
Richard Patton, Sound Man: An Introduction to the Art, Science, and Business of Location Sound
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