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45 - PAM - Press and Media

PAM 313 - Studio Sound Assistant

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PAM 313 20 March 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 313 15 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 313 10 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 313 04 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 313 30 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PAM 313 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This program presents the world of audio, sound studio operations, current music technologies, and music and sound production as they are implements for music, film, video, television, and interactive media. Through a combination of hands-on exercises, lectures, team projects, and real-world applications, students are introduced to audio theory and competency with industry standard tools. Familiarity with professional standards and the aesthetic considerations of audio and music are emphasized. Operation of a professional sound-mixing and recording studio will provide a key element in this program. Also, sound mixing and editing skills, use of various kinds of audio recording equipment, directing skills productions, a working knowledge of the sound recording industry, and incorporation of creative and technical skills are an integral aspect of this course

Course Overview

  • Assess the acoustics of the performance area and assemble and operate the necessary equipment
  • Determine the sound requirements
  • Select, position, adjust and operate the equipment used for amplification and recording
  • Apply technical knowledge of sound recording equipment to achieve the determined artistic objectives
  • Anticipate and correct any problems
  • Maintain and repair sound equipment

Who Should Attend?

  • Sound Assistants 
  • Music Producers 
  • Audio Engineers 
  • Sound Engineers 
  • Music and Events Managers 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Fundamentals of acoustics
  • Sound Pressure Level
  • Sound Intensity Level
  • Sound Power Level
  • Combining Sound Pressures
  • Addition/subtraction  of coherent/incoherent sound pressures

Day 2

  • Considering locations
  • Sound kit
  • Equipment Set-up
  • Microphones
  • Radio Mics
  • Directional Mics
  • Stereo recording
  • Electrical equipment
  • Diagnosing and repairing equipment

Day 3

  • Session Duties
  • Recording techniques
  • Boom operating
  • Recording to camera
  • Noise
  • Protocol

Day 4

  • Digital video cameras and recorders
  • Timecode
  • Drama and documentary shooting
  • An overview of non-linear and multi-track recording
  • Stereo

Day 5

  • Post-production tasks 
  • Production dialogue editing 
  • Automated Dialogue Replacement or Looping (ADR) 
  • Sound effects design and editing
  • Foley mixing and editing
  • Music composition and editing
  • Mixing (also called re-recording)