COURSE OVERVIEW

UCAS CODE W613 Sound is one of the areas where both venues and screen producers are demanding more skilled specialists. Upon graduation from our FdA Sound Design for Stage & Screen course here at The Northern School of Art, you will be highly skilled and capable of working technically and creatively across digital media, film, TV and theatrical productions. Graduates will be equipped to work with confidence, whilst maintaining industry standards within multidisciplinary production teams to produce creative sonic solutions across the spectrum of digital media and live performance. Throughout the programme, you will be collaborating with The Northern School of Art students on related programmes on productions for stage and screen, whilst developing your own sonic vocabulary.

COURSE DETAILS

This programme is highly focussed on industry needs. The programme is led by practicing professionals and you will have the opportunity to work with visiting lecturers and professionals from: producing and presenting theatres; Film; and with professionals working on BBC and ITV productions. In our brand-new facilities, you will get the opportunity to work with leading edge, industry-standard equipment. This includes: • Studio, location, and field recording equipment, • Proprietary Software (including Pro Tools, Live,Qlab, Kontakt, Media Composer) • Audio Hardware (Digital and analogue consoles, Location Mixers, Mic Stock, Field Recorders) • Recording studio including sound proof live room

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YEARS DURATION

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WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

on FdA Sound Design for Stage & Screen

In your first year (Level Four), you will explore:

• Sound Design Practice 1 • Live Project 1 • Contextual Studies 1 • Production 1

In your second year (Level Five), you will develop:

• Sound Design Practice 2 • Live Project 2 • Contextual Studies 2 • Contemporary Practice 2 • Production 2

FEES & FUNDING AVAILABILITY

CAREER PATHS

This course is for you if you wish to have a career in:

FREELANCE SOUND PRACTITIONER
SOUND EDITOR
STUDIO PRODUCTION
LOCATION SOUND
SOUND ENGINEER
SOUND RECORDING
FIELD RECORDING
SOUND OPERATIVE FOR THEATRE

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