The following course must be taken previously: CART 346. Students must have completed 24 credits in a Computation Arts, Electroacoustics, or Intermedia (Video, Performance and Electronic Arts) program prior to enrolling. If prerequisites are not satisfied, written permission of the Department is required.
Description: This course is a seminar/project studio in the conceptual and technical nature of digitally based sound design for film, video, and interactive multimedia (web, DVDs, games, sensor-augmented environments). Topics include sound and image fusion, audio-vision and conceptual/technical issues related to file and compression formats, spatialization (5.1), communication protocols, editing, mixing, tracking, asset creation and socio‑cultural theories of audition. A term‑long individual or group‑based project is developed that takes participants through all phases of the sound design production workflow.