Post Production

Module Aims
To equip students with a relevant set of techniques, both technically and intellectually, to fully engage in the area of sound and music post-production.
Content Summary
Focus is split between theory and application, including developing professional techniques with advanced technology for sound post-production. Context for both commercial and research activity will be studied (including theoretical frameworks) related to sound design, mixing, editing, spotting, voice-over, sound effects generation, and general sound presentation format systems.
Module Aims
To equip students with a relevant set of techniques, both technically and intellectually, to fully engage in the area of sound and music post-production.
Content Summary
Focus is split between theory and application, including developing professional techniques with advanced technology for sound post-production. Context for both commercial and research activity will be studied (including theoretical frameworks) related to sound design, mixing, editing, spotting, voice-over, sound effects generation, and general sound presentation format systems.
Assessment Criteria
Presentation 1 – 40%
Practical assessment 2 – 30%
Practical assessment 3 – 30%
Reading List
Ament, V. T. (2009) The Foley Grail: The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation, Focal Press
Chion, M. (2009) Film: A Sound Art, Columbia University Press
Chion, M. (1994) Audio-Vision : Sound on Screen, Columbia University Press
Sonnenschein, D. (2001) Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice, and Sound Effects in Cinema, Michael Wiese Productions
Viers, R. (2008) Sound Effects Bible: How to create and record Hollywood Style Sound Effects, Michael Wiese Productions, 3rd ed.
Weis, B. (1985) Film Sound: Theory and Practice, Columbia University Press
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