Learn the fundamentals of capturing quality audio

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This introductory class is for new filmmakers, artists, and anyone else who would like to learn the fundamentals of capturing quality audio. We will cover the basics of sound theory, and practice various recording strategies and techniques using professional microphones and recorders. We will discuss the pivotal and often overlooked role of audio in a story, and the vast possibilities that exist in the world of sound design.

The school will provide a variety of mics and recorders, students are also welcome to bring their own gear.

You will leave the workshop with the knowledge and foundational skills of professional audio acquisition, as used in the production of film and other media forms, and be fully equipped to begin capturing your own high quality sound.

No previous knowledge or experience required.

Lunch is included. Lodging is available on campus $75/night, private room & bath

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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.