Module Catalogues

Introduction to Sound

Module Title Introduction to Sound
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module is designed to: • Enable students to record audio in a wide range of location environments • • • Enable students to begin their understanding of the importance of sound in film production during production and post-production In that this is an optional module, to well utilise the university resource, the module delivery is subject to meeting a minimum number of students (10).

Learning outcomes

A. Operate at a basic and safe level when setting up and using location sound recording equipment.
B. Demonstrate a practical understanding of the relationship between the moving image and sound.

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching sessions are divided into three components (Lectures, seminars and labs). Lectures will focus on the art of sound recording. Seminars on technical screenings will allow technical discussion about the development of motion picture sound and Foley. An intensive series of practical workshops will equip the students with the technical skills, understanding of location sound recording and practical troubleshooting of equipment use. Within lab work the emphasis will be on the manipulation of audio using software techniques practical troubleshooting of equipment use. In that this is an optional module, to well utilise the university resource, the module delivery is subject to meeting a minimum number of students (10).