Explore the role of a Sound Recordist
“The most important thing students must learn is 90% of film is sound. The picture is far less important.” – Walter Murch
This course is designed for people who wish to learn the latest sound recording techniques used in capturing speech and sound effects using portable recording equipment.
Sound propagation and capture, microphones and mixers, analogue and digital signal paths
Recording environments and recorder operation
Learn to set up and operate portable sound recording equipment commonly used in film and television production
Is Location Sound Fundamentals right for you?
This course is designed for people who wish to learn the latest sound recording techniques used in capturing speech and sound effects using portable recording equipment. The course is suitable for individuals who are currently working in the film and television industry as well as others seeking employment in the industry.
Meet Your Tutors
An audio engineer since 2005, Steve McDonald has been working as a Live Sound Engineer for bands around Sydney and a Location Sound Recordist since 2006. Graduating from AFTRS in…
What you will need
The course is suitable for individuals who are currently working in the film and television industry as well as others seeking employment in the industry. This course is for students aged 18+ only.
Location Sound Fundamentals Offerings
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