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If I were you I'd go ahead and take the college course. A lot of the stuff you learn will apply both to digital and analogue, when it comes to things like mic selection and placement, equalizing and mixing. One thing they probably won't teach you is how to record on tape at an optimal level to minimize tape hiss, and how to calibrate tape machines, but that'...


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Really, I think only you can answer that question. Nobody here knows anything about you or what you could potentially get from the program, as what you get from education is not just about what you get out but what you put in. There are many other discussions on here about the benefits of getting formal education as a sound designer and it often creates ...


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While i agree with Tetsujin I'd like to take the chance and maybe help you. Let me first point out a couple of things: I'm self taught and I believe I'm very good at it. You are 22 years old. I would suggest taking a step back but not too far. I'm not criticizing you and i do hope you are as good & talented as you say you are but sound is a thing ...


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Before going to college for it, I'd first see if you can find any studios you could intern at. It would be far more valuable experience with less cost. College is good for learning sound theory, but the nuts and bolts skills of mixing and recording are picked up through practice, not classrooms. As far as digital vs analog. I'd suggest learning on ...


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Find some short animated videos/or university film student projects to practice sound design techniques on your own. Then simultaneously work really really hard to find someone who has credible skills and some sort of paying work coming in with films so that you can maybe go work for them for free or whatever small scraps they'll pay you to bust your butt ...


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Like Mark said, only you can answer that question, and you might not be able to until years after, but as a VFS grad (SD50, December '11) I'll speak a bit about what you should know about the program. This exhaustive review was written by a friend of mine who graduated the class ahead of me, it's a must-read for anyone considering the program. http://beta....


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