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Location Sound Recording

Date:         Monday 11th November - Friday 15th November 2019 - with optional cable-making workshop on Saturday 16th November 2019
Location:   Glasgow

This course is aimed at industry professionals who want a better understanding of film sound recording, this course will provide the background knowledge, theory and practical skills required to achieve broadcast quality sound.

Course Content 
  • Recording sound on location
  • Working methods for drama and documentary shooting
  • Microphones - use, tips & techniques
  • Location Mixers
  • Digital video cameras and recorders
  • An overview of non-linear and multi-track recording
  • Timecode
  • Stereo
  • First line maintenance

By the end of the course you will be fully equipped with the knowledge of what is technically and creatively required to record sound for film.

Freelance rate: £825 (5 days) 
Corporate rate: £1550 (5 days)

Cable-making workshop freelance rate: £215 (1 day) 
Cable-making workshop corporate rate: £330 (1 day)

Once you have been accepted on the course we will invoice you, by email, for the full amount of the fees. We must receive your payment 5 working days before the course at the latest. Your place on the course is not confirmed until we have received full payment from you.

Application and deadlines
This course is currently open for applications. 

Thanks to funding from the Scottish Government, discretionary bursaries may be available to those who are eligible. Bursary information is available from and on each course information page. Please contact if you have a bursary query.

If you are applying for a bursary, please submit your application no later than Friday 25th October at 5.30pm.

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