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Leonard Paul and Gordon Durity, 2 of the bigger names in game audio (as I understand it anyway), have this online course: http://school.videogameaudio.com/apply That aside, I'd say keep practicing your sound design skills on trailers etc (plenty to download at www.gametrailers.com), and start looking at the tools used by games developers. Wwise and FMOD are ...


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Look into the Avid webinars. They have a good number that are focused on post-production work. The ones w/ Scott Weber are particularly good, they just released a new one called Creating the Indie Film Soundtrack. It comes w/ a downloadable session, and it's all free (just requires registration).


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There will be a free course on Sound Design on Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/course/digitalsounddesign Sounds and music are embedded in almost every aspect of daily life. This course will provide an overview of the fundamental principles of sound and the factors that determine our audio perception. It will also explore techniques of recording, mixing,...


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I think you need to speak to the people running the courses. Write down what you need to get out of this for you, then go and have a chat with each of them. Some people believe that universities just want to get as many students as they can on their courses, but it's really not like that - they will be just as concerned that you are making the right choice (...


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Most of the bigger games are coded in C++, with a healthy dose of scripting thrown in (python, lua, etc). Iphone uses Objective C and android likes Java. I am a game sound guy with a CS background and I think it has helped me immensely. I'd say go for C++. BTW good audio programmers are RARE and can find jobs relatively easily.


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Hi Marco, I did the Pro Tools 101 and 110 courses at London School of Sound. The classes are very small (there was only 2 of us) so you get a lot of attention, and the tutor was very good. However, these courses are mainly aimed at people who want to learn how to use Pro Tools and plugins, not so much for techniques in sound design. If you are already ...


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Hello Marco, I didn't attend to this school, but after quick look at program course I must say - it looks like it's not what you're looking for. It is mainly focused on synthesis techniques and it feels that this course is rather prepaired for electronic musician/producer than a sound designer for film - there aren't any topics which are covering sound ...


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Pinnacle College has a comprehensive game audio program http://www.pinnaclecollege.edu/video-game-sound-design-programs - A lot of schools offer just a few classes in game audio or you need to enroll in a program not totally dedicated to interactive/game audio but as an adjunct or a minor. There are also a lot of really good DIY type courses - check out ...


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