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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Film Academy | Evaluated Learning Experience

Special Topics II: Sound II


27 hours (16 weeks).

New York Film Academy, 17 Battery Place, New York, NY.

October 2011 - December 2019.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate practical audio production and post-production skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to apply in a film environment. These skills include fluency in equipment and software operation, appropriate application of techniques and proper communication on and off set.


The course consists of nine classes. Major topics include: audio/sound fundamentals, dialogue and wild recording, the role of sound personnel, multi-track recorder set up, microphone techniques, proper procedures, wireless systems, audio workflow, file formats, critical monitoring, sound reports, creating an optimal environment with absorption material, and introduction to post-production sound. Prerequisite: FIL 170 Sound I.

Credit recommendation: 

NOTE: Credit recommendations are listed under Special Topics Overview: One Year Filmmaking Program-Semesters One and Two (10/16).