This course is an introduction to the various disciplines and skills that make up audio post-production for visual media. Topics include: the history of motion picture audio; modern methods of synchronizing sound; the language of film and film production; on-location sound recording and mix treatments; basic dialog recording, editing, and mix; backgrounds, Foley, and sound effects; adding music to film. Students will work on short projects including an “industrial” film, a short dramatic clip, and a 60-second advertisement, bringing each to a professional level of completion.
MP-212 and MP-241
Major Elective for
Music Production and Engineering
Fall, Spring, Summer