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Sound Design/Sound Engineering Masters in Europe

I studied Computer Engineering in Italy and now I'm searching for a Master in sound in Europe. I want to explore mainly the technical aspects of the Sound Engineering, like recordig and post-...
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is knowledge in computer science and/or electrical engineering beneficial to audio production?

Also, should i go to school to learn audio production or should I just try to learn on my own through internet tutorials and stuff? If I go to an audio production school it seems that they teach you ...
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Professional looking for a post graduate course in sound design for film

I am Sid and I hail from India. I've been working in the bollywood film industry for a while now and want to now move out. I have about 12-15 major motion pictures under my belt for which I served as ...
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Electrical engineering for sound designers

I've come from a background of education in sound design that was focused mainly on the creative applications of sound within media. More and more, I've found myself intrigued by the trades and skills ...
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Game sound design studies?

I'm currently doing a music tech course in London and looking for further education. I want to study sound design for games and movies but I'm not sure which are the best universities to consider. If ...
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Student/Beginner Summer Projects

Summer is coming up and I need some projects! I've taken the only 'sound design' and 'computer tech music' courses at my university, so unless I decide to pursue a specialty school after I finish my ...
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Should sound designers have a formal qualification in sound design?

As part of my work, I teach sound design, I am designing a new online masters degree (MSc) in the subject. During the process of validating the degree I was asked "do sound designers need ...
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Dissertation Statement - Help me choose please!

Hey guys, I know I posted something reasonably similar before about anime but I was thinking about doing a dissertation on the subject, here is what I've got so far. "What are the Processes Required ...
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Game Sound Design/Audio - What should I study in order to advance to a paid job?

Hi everyone. I have always known I want to work in audio. I enrolled on a film course at University, which is great. It has a lot of emphasis on sound and storytelling, both practically and ...
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Sound Design courses, what should they teach?

What topics do you think that sound design students should be studying? Obviously all of the technical aspects such as: microphones, recorders, DAWs, loudspeakers, preamps, sampling, synthesis etc, ...
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Free lance audio book editor.

Hi there. I graduated from studying a BA in sound design in London this summer and would like to know how to go about becoming a free lance audio book editor? For example, who are the wright people to ...
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Female Sound Designer/Engineers/Editors????

I have just read this article from the BBC: Why are female record producers so rare? I do know of a few female sound people in the UK, but from what I can see it does seem to follow this trend and in ...
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What do you guys think of my progress so far?

I'm 16 years old and it has been a lifelong dream of mind to be a sound designer. I have been obsessed with sound and the way it works my whole life. I love devices that make sound such as air horns ...
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ePortfolios For Sound Design Students

I'm currently doing some pedagogic research into portfolio systems for our undergranduate sound students. For this I am considering the portfolio more as an academic "workspace", rather than a "...
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Introduction to the sound desing

Could some one post a link where one can find an introduction to the sound desing? Thanks :)
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Fair royalties for a sound designer as a show tours

Hi All- First off, I literally started an account two seconds ago and am surprised I didn't find this site sooner. Happy to be here. Okay, so my question. I did a sound design for a small (and ...
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Getting into business after 25? .)

Guys, hi there! How do you think, what is the probability of successful getting into industry if I'm a bit late? .))) The fact is that I'm a PhD in robotics, which means that I've got a decent ...
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Master's Degree in Sound Design

Hi everyone, in 1 year, i'm going to finish my undergraduate Music Technology program in Turkey. So after that, i want to go to school about sound design -especially on video game- for master's degree....
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Music & The Moving Image Conference - NYU, May 20-22, 2011

Despite the name of the symposium, there are many conferences about sound design as well. So... Are you going? Anyone has attended past conferences? I would like to meet some of you this summer in ...
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Twitter Users on here?

I know there have been some twitter threads on here so I have to make this a question as I didn't want this to be buried at the end of a ton of posts since this is more of a group networking invite. ...
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Sound Design Education In NZ

i am working in sound editing and mixing field for 6 years,besides i have analyzed hundreds of movies M&E Tracks and re-made some of them as an exercise, But i need to know more about sound ...
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Centro Sperimentale di Cinema

I have a question in particular for Italian sound designers. I have been admitted to the last exam in order to become a student of the three years course as "Tecnico del suono" into the "Centro ...
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As a sound designer/Location Audio Recordist, what would you like a Director to know before production?

Hi guys, This Tuesday, I will be attending a filmmaker's meetup group to talk about sound. The current speaker had a conflict arise and had to bail. I was asked to do the presentation. I have my own ...
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Does a four year degree really matter?

I am looking at profiles of other designers, and they all seemed to get their start from a super-specialized, super-expensive audio school. Is it actually a disadvantage to go to a traditional ...
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How would a virtual sound design internship work?

I've been reading about internships that take place without the intern being physically present. How would that work in this industry? Would it work?
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In search of sound schools

Hi, I'm a young sound designer about to finish high school and i'd like to know what schools have the most reputable programs. Any suggestions?
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Does anybody know much about product sound design?

Hey Everyone... Just thought I'd ask that, as it is a field that doesn't seem to be discussed much. (at least on the net) At the moment I'm (very slowly) doing an engineering degree through the OU ...
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MA in Film vs. working on my own. I'd like to have your input!

Hi everybody, Just another thread on orientation. But every single one is person-specific, isn't it? I just got an email from my uni saying they had a new course starting in September, an MA in Film. ...
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Audio Postproduction/Sound Design resources you'd recommend

Hi everyone, I'd like to create this thread that would be like a library for sound designers/audio post people. The principle is as basic as 1 post = 1 resource, so each book/webpage can be voted for ...
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How do I get meaningful experience if I'm in the middle of nowhere?

I'm an aspiring sound designer who is going to school in a tiny Southern town. We don't have a film program, and while the music department has some music technology, there are only four courses. I ...
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Video game sound design

Anyone recommend a specific sound design program or certificate or anything like that, that will help me prepare for video game sound design?
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Sound design Education

What schoold did you attend to get into the sound design field? Where your experiences good? I am looking at VHS. Any reccommendations for good sound design programs that will prepare me for the field?...
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SCAD - Graduate Sound Design Program

Does anyone have any thoughts about the Savannah College of Arts and Design Graduate Sound Design program. It looks like the program had a good, rounded curriculum which could help train me for future ...
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Do you listen to any podcasts about sound design?

I regularly listen to a number of audio related podcasts, and I was wondering how popular they are and if I have missed any out. Here's what I currently listen to: AudioNowcast, EM Podcasts, Fistful ...