Produce the highest level of excellence and superiority in post production audio.

Date:  Mar 17-18, 2018
Levels:  Beginner, Intermediate
Workshop Fee:  $545
Class Size: 14

Continuing the exploration of the audio impact on visual images, this two-day workshop concentrates on the foundation and principles of post-production sound and the effective manipulation of dialogue, music, and sound effects to create a unified soundtrack. A basic and straightforward approach will equip students with a practical and beneficial knowledge of audio uses.

Upon completion of this course, students will have learned the post production practices involved in bringing audio from the set to the screen, as well as the basic approaches to sound design. Overview of production and post production sound, the relationship between them, the elements that make up a soundtrack and the various elements at work, good and bad, will be explored to determine how the quality of sound elements affect the overall experience.

Lunch is included for both days, other meals are on your own.  Lodging is available for $75 per night.

Header Image Credit: Kandice Zakarian

Instructor: Walter Clissen

Sound Designer- Post Production Audio Engineer- Live Mixer
Walter has 25+ years of experience in all aspects of the audio world. Born in Belgium and working in venues all over Europe, he moved to Los Angeles, CA in 1988. His sound designs and post-production work have been heard internationally. His
recent work includes sound mixing and sound designing “Dreadful Sorry” directed by Robert Richmond and sound design for Theatre and Opera houses (e.g. L.A.’s Center for Bilingual Arts, La Mama ETC New York City, PCPA Theaterfest SantaMaria-Solvang CA, Romanian National Theatre,
Cluj, Romania, The Flanders Opera Belgium and Stephen Schwartz’s new musical “My Fairy Tale”). He co-composed and sound designed the new musical for screen adaptation “Seven Stars in Paradise”.

He received his BFA/MFA from the Higher Institute of Theatre and Culture Spreading in Brussels, Europe.