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FLM 140 - Film Sound 1

Credits: 4
2 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

This course introduces students to working in the production sound department and post-production sound department. Students will learn microphone use, sound enhancements, volume and the recording techniques used on location and in the studio. Students will also learn basic film sound editing techniques.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Examine techniques of a sound department and post-sound department.
  2. Identify the responsibilities and hierarchy of a film sound crew.
  3. Arrange work with production to determine schedules and sound requirements as it relates to environment and conditions.
  4. Predict inventory adjustments for long days on location.
  5. Prepare for inclement weather on location shooting.
  6. Identify equipment requirements based on ambient noise.
  7. Troubleshoot sound equipment.
Listed Topics
  1. Crew hierarchy and responsibilities
  2. Scheduled day preparation
  3. Inventory and equipment maintenance
  4. Care and storage of budgeted items
  5. Boom pole and techniques
  6. Microphones and recorders
  7. Budgeting and recordkeeping
Reference Materials
Lecture, Films, Videos, Audio Recordings, Textbooks
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC's definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 02/14/2019

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