Technical Sound Production

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311TSPR credit 1 12 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 16 to 21 hours of self-study English winter and summer

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Complete introduction to small-scale production sound techniques:

We will also discuss the sound recordist's role and responsibilities on set, understanding the script from a sound perspective, and communicating with the director and the rest of the crew.

Learning outcomes

Ability to record basic professional-level production film sound. Students will work directly on film sets of APP directors (and possibly other FAMU programs).

Prerequisites and other requirements

No previous recording experience required.


Location Sound Bible by Ric Viers

Sound Design by David Sonnenschein

Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen by Michel Chion [and any other book by Chion]

Sound Theory, Sound Practice by Rick Altman

Evaluation methods and criteria

Each student will be required to record sound on-set for one FAMU/APP student film.


In addition, each student can sit in and observe one final mixing session each semester from the film(s) they have recorded.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans