Editing and Sound Design is not just learning software. Students get practically trained in the concept, principles and advanced aspects of Editing and Sound as it happens in the Industry. They are trained in all professional aspects including 5.1 & Atmos Mixing, Editing & Sound Software, DI, Mastering and Music Production. The students will be working with the final year students of Direction and Cinematography as Editors, Sound Recordists and Sound Designers in the final diploma project.
Students will undergo advanced rigorous modules in various aspects and principles of Editing the moving image including Basic Concepts, Advanced Techniques, Tools, Practicals, Site Visits, Theoretical inputs, Cultural & Alumni Re-inclination activities, Projects and more. The course will be supported with masterclasses and workshops by eminent visiting faculty including industry experts and creative professionals.
Sound in cinema, in the form of dialogue, sound effects, and music, is as important to storytelling as the picture. Using industry-standard studios and technology, students learn the skills to effectively record sound on location and in studio, master the technical expertise and aesthetic awareness needed to work as sound designers on feature films, television, web, digital games and live productions.
The course goes beyond just software to train the students in several areas including Cinema as an Art, Working on Editing & Sound Consoles & Software, Techniques for various genres of programs, working with Sound, basics of VFX, Compositing, Grading, Mastering for Digital Cinema and more. The course will culminate in the final Diploma Film Project. In addition to gaining an in-depth understanding of acoustics, microphones, boom operation (sync-sound on location), ADR (dubbing), Foley, studio design, monitoring, webcasting (for live or OTT audio/video events) and advanced digital signal processing techniques, students learn techniques to record, process and mix sound for cinema as well as music and songs to the highest professional standards. At LVPA sound design is taught on the Pro-Tools platform with 5.1 surround and Dolby Atmos mixing. Editing & Sound Design students collaborate with students in other departments during pre-production, production, and post-production work on projects.