film, video & TV training | professional development
Date/s & times:
|LOCS1301: Saturday and Sunday 24 & 25 August (9.30am - 4.30pm)|
|Fee:||$390 Open Channel Members / $473 (non-members) (Prices are Inclusive of GST)
(Membership: $55 / $44 concession - join Open Channel here)
|Prerequisites:||Prior sound or music experience an advantage.|
In film, sound can be 80% of the impact of your film. In this course you will learn the basics of screen location recording for film and television.
Learn how to:
- understand the theory of sound recording and design, utilize boom mics, directional mics, camera mics and lapel mics to record quality sound under all sorts of diverse and often difficult, environmental conditions
- work with the crew in a collaborative way to ensure the best sound possible
Who should do this course?
Suitable for beginner filmmakers looking for an an overview of sound principles and and basic recording techniques. Also suited to anyone wanting to commence a career in the professional screen sound arena as a Sound Assistant/Technician, Boom Operator or Sound Recordist.
Are you interested in being Accredited for this course?
Read about Accreditation Options on Short Courses
How do I Enrol?
Simply print an Enrolment Form and return to us with payment to secure a place in the Short Course. See the Enrolment Form for details on how to pay.
Short Courses Application Form (pdf)
If you wish to enrol in this course as part of a full Certificate III in Media / Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, with up-front payment, click here.
Gretchen is a veteran of the Australian Film Industry and has been working as a freelance Sound Recordist for the last 18 years. She has recorded all the genres – Feature Films (I Frankenstein 2U, Big Momma's Boy, Killer Elite 2U) Television Series (Conspiracy 365, Dead Gorgeous, Saddle Club) numerous Documentaries and over 200 TVC's.
A 40 year veteran and industry icon, Gary is an award winning Sound Recordist on a global scale. Gary has received four MPSE Hollywood Golden Reels, Five A.F.I. Awards, 2 Variety Club "Sammy" Statues and Two Pan Pacific Sound Awards. Gary has worked alongside directors such as Bruce Beresford, Peter Weir, Brian De Palma, and John Boorman, with a staggering 800 TVCs, countless documentaries, TV Mini Series, and 67 Australian & International Feature Films to his credit, including; The Year of Living Dangerously, Romulus My Father, Ghost Rider, Mad Max, Breaker Morant, Crocodile Dundee, Evil Angels and Where the Wild Things Are, to name a few.
Dean works in sound, video and sculpture/installation. He has conducted workshops in sound and performance for The Melbourne City Mission and as a guest lecturer/facilitator for performance studies at VUT (Victoria University of Technology). Graduating from RMIT University (Melbourne) in Sculpture (Honours)and Sound he has exhibited and performed in Australia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. In 2009, Dean was the Asialink Visual Arts Residency Artist at Lost Generation Space in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.