Summer 2011 - Graduate Course Descriptions

Dufour, Frank
Discipline and Number
ATEC 6335 Section 05A
MW Time 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Course Title
Research in Sound Design

Description of Course:

The class is a project based class exploring the possibilities to de-linearize an audiovisual form.
This project will focus on the use of sound in establishing new ways to navigate in non-linear audiovisual forms.
The main objectives of this class are:
Providing the students with a significant experience in the design of non-linear audiovisual contents.
Providing students with a better understanding of the representations of Time and Space involved in filmmaking and in the functions assigned to image and sounds in this representation.
Developing new applications and practices of digital technologies aiming at the valorization of the audiovisual heritage.
The class will question in what sense can digital technologies and practices contribute to the emergence of a translation or new interpretation of existing audiovisual contents.
The class will consist of:
Lectures presenting the various theoretical and technical dimensions of the topic.
Workshops offering opportunities to experimentally explore the aesthetic and technical aspects of the topic.
A collective project reflecting students’ creative ideas and skills.

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