BCST 126 Sound for Visual Media (4)
Lec-52.5, Lab-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: BCST 124
(may be taken concurrently).
ADVISE: BCST 140
or 145 or equivalent skills
Hands-on overview and theory of the processes, craft skills, and equipment used to apply sound to picture. Examines the stages of location sound production, dialog recording, sound editorial, sound design, Foley, music and mixing techniques for television, Internet, games and emerging media.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze various video location production scenarios.
- Outcome 2: Describe and demonstrate the use of field recording equipment necessary to successfully record sync dialog and field effects at these sites.
- Outcome 3: Describe the order of events and the protocol of a spotting session for dialog, music and effects.
- Outcome 4: Organize a post-production sound timeline for a visual media project.
- Outcome 5: Operate a digital audio workstation to edit, apply signal processing, and mixdown sound for a visual media production.
- Outcome 6: Evaluate picture and sync sound effects, and record or create and place necessary sound effects using digital audio workstations.
- Outcome 7: Record and perform Foley effects in sync with visual media.
- Outcome 8: Examine the role of music in visual media.
- Outcome 9: Assemble, arrange, and mix all of the soundtrack elements in sync with visual media during the re-recording stage in order to obtain the final mix in various formats.