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Pursuing a career in Game Audio Programming

Hi all, I recently graduated from a two year program with an Associates in Applied Sciences in the field of Recording Arts, (focusing in game audio). So far, I'm having trouble finding work and feel ...
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NYC for Sound Design

I just moved to LA about 7 months ago. I've have worked on a fair amount of projects just freelancing, which has been fun, but I'm not sure if this is really where I want to live for the next 5-10+ ...
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How do we make sound design more relevant to the world at large?

Is it even our place to do so? And by more relevant, I mean more concerned with those in need. Or those just in need of a kick in the pants.
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Iconic Sounds: How have they affected the way you work?

For composers, it may have been John Williams' unforgettable two-note motif from Jaws that got them into the business. What are the cinematic moments in sound design that drove you to pursue it as a ...
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What does it all mean when people say : 'Come to the studio and see what we do…'?

Hey Everyone, This will be a LONG read, but I would Reall appreciate advice For the last 3 months I've been phoning various post sound people around town (Zurich), sending them resumes and links to ...
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Crossroads: Requesting some career advice

I hate to post a question that i can't see being of benefit to others as well, but i'm rather stuck and i have a lot of respect for the perspectives of you all. I finished a MA in sound design at ...
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Why did you choose sound design as a career?

I know quite a few studio recording engineers who wanted to be musicians and "fell into" the job. When I was about 15 I went to a school rock concert and was fascinated by all of the PA equipment. ...