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To which I reply, "Well yes, I was responsible for all of the sound of the films that I've worked on and have done the dialog edit on every film I have a sound supervisor credit on." There are a number of times though that I haven't heard anything back when I send in a resume Herein lies the problem, as I see it. The one major part you omitted, in my ...


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Keep calling and emailing, managers (mostly) love people who just show they're keen. With little experience, it already proves to them that you'll work hard. Keep Volunteering when you can.. even once a week if that's all the time you have.. Don't take no for an answer basically. After all, you're offering to work for free. Getting knocked back is ...


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you need a fairly dead space to work in with pits containing various types of surface to walk on. Foley is comprised of various disciplines - walking, clothing and artifacts. In order to be an effective foley artist, you will need a large collection of clothing materials to work with, lots of different artifacts to manipulate and make sound from, and some ...


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Apart from strictly "audio production work": • Selling sound effects and sound effects or sample libraries • Preset design for musical instrument or audio effects plug-in developers • Marketing for musical instrument and audio gear manufacturers • Renting recording gear and studio facilities • Acoustical consultation and studio design/building (but you need ...


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Well, if you're applying for a non-audio job, then don't waffle about audio too much in your application. But do make sure to talk about how your previous line of work (sound design, audio?) equipped you with considerable creative- as well as technical skills. Talk about how you learn new equipment and software quickly, your ability to navigate in complex ...


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Hi Not sure of the system in other countries, but here in the UK more often or not there are 3 members in the Sound Dept; Mixer, Boom Op and Sound Assistant. The assistant is basically a rookie boom op who routes cables, sorts maintenance, hands out headsets to director etc, but also gets experience on the pole grabbing "off lines" and dialogue that the ...


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I would "forget" the public job advertisements and contact people directly. Even visit the studios directly, if possible. I believe that many people watch those public job postings, so they will get loads of applications, which isn't a particularly good situation, neither for the recruiter, nor the applicant. Of course contacting people directly just because ...


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Hi Rreider, I don't work in LA or the US for that matter. My experience (Europe) is slightly the same. Credits are sometimes a thing to take care of yourself, especially on IMDB. Most of what I've done is on the list, but with some films I'm not on the credit list, although I made a substantial contribution. Mostly I add my work to IMDB when the production ...


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I wrote a blog post on that exact topic. It's an in depth look at breaking in based on my experiences and many others that gave me tips along the way. Here is a link. Please comment on the blog if you found it helpful. It's nice to hear that the posts are making a difference :) http://www.aaronbrownsound.com/advice-how-to-break-into-the-professional-audio-...


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