Sep 21, 2024 - Sep 21, 2024

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $185
Workshop Duration: 5 hours (Saturday, 12-5pm ET)
Workshop Location: Online
Class Size: 12

Note: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets on Saturday, Sep 21 from 12-5pm ET.

This workshop concentrates on the foundation and principles of audio post-production and the effective manipulation of dialogue, music, and sound effects to create a unified soundtrack. We will also explore the power of sound design as an integral part of storytelling in film and video productions.

An overview of audio production and post-production, combined with a discussion about the relationship between them will be explored to determine how the quality of sound elements affects the overall experience. A strong focus will be placed on the elements that make up a soundtrack and its importance in film production. We will also deconstruct and recreate our own sound design track for a scene.

Upon completion of this course, students will have learned the best post-production practices involved in bringing audio from the set to the screen, as well as the basic approaches to sound design.

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Instructor: Alex Burnett

Alex Burnett is a New England-based filmmaker and editor who has worked within the worlds of narrative fiction, documentary, experimental cinema, and virtual reality. Having worked as an editor for National Geographic, the NFL, Colgate University, Vitec Group, and Schiempflüg NYC, he has experience with a vast range of companies and artists. His passion lies in creatively tackling the many challenges that come with telling stories through film.