Covers the professional techniques of digital audio field recording and sound editing for film and digital media. Includes sound department personnel and responsibilities, microphone selection and placement; use of an audio mixer, dual system recording and recorder settings for dialog, ambient sounds, and environmental effects, sound asset management and integration of assets during postproduction.
- Illustrate professional digital audio asset management, record keeping, and soundtrack organization.
- Use professional sound recording equipment and techniques to record dialog, ambient, and environmental sounds in the field.
- Incorporate previously recorded, appropriate sound assets into a digital media program.
- Detect audio issues in a sound track and their causes.
- Use audio editing software to equalize and clean up audio tracks for screenings.
Students need access to a digital audio recorder, set of microphones, cables and mic boom, a prosumer digital still and/or video camera audio software such as Protools and/or Adobe Audition and an external hard drive.
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