Objectives: Students will be able to identify different types of audio equipment. Students will learn and demonstrate the principles of sound design.
Standards Addressed AAVTC-AVTFII-1 Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry AAVTC-AVTFI-2 Understand and follow safety procedures when working with TV equipment. 2.1 State general safety rules for operation of equipment and learning activities specific to film and TV. 2.2 Perform safe practices when working on assignments. 2.3 Transport equipment safely and securely. AAVTC-AVTFI-3 Understand and utilize trade terminology in an appropriate manner. 3.1 Identify and utilize trade terminology in the media production lab. 3.2 Identify and utilize trade abbreviations and acronyms as appropriate. AAVTC-AVTFI-4 Demonstrate proper set-up and use of basic production equipment. 4.1 Demonstrate steps necessary to set-up, turn on, and operate equipment according to instructor’s directions. 4.5 Demonstrate proper use of microphones. 4.6 Identify qualities of a technically acceptable audio track. 4.9 Explain the care, storage, and use of media hardware and software.
Essential Question: How do I identify the proper audio equipment to use in various video production scenarios? What steps can we take to record high quality audio?
ACTIVITIES Activity 1: Textbook and Workbook Step 1: Log into Google Classroom and complete the activity entitled Unit 7 Ch. 6 Module Work. Step 2: Read and review the Chapter 6 Powerpoint on Audio. Step 3: Complete the Chapter 6 workbook activities on pages 37-39 ONLY. Step 4: Once module work is complete, you may take the Unit 7 Ch. 6 Quiz located in Google Classroom.
Activity 2: Foley Sound
1. Watch the screencast below to as I explain why we might need to use foley during sound design.
2. Watch the video below to understand the importance of foley sound in sound design
3. The following video is a great resource on creating foley effects from the film Wall-E
4. Film Riot Sound Design also has some great ideas on how to create sound into a scene that has all audio removed.
Activity 3: Sound Design
1. Please log into Google Classroom to access your sound design project
Websites for sounds: Soundeffectsplus.com It's free, but requires a registration to login as most sites do.
Soundgator.com It's free, but requires a registration to login as most sites do.
Unit COMPLETION CHECKLIST Unit Closed ___ Read and Review Chapter 6 Powerpoint Presentation Due ___ Complete Chapter 6 Workbook Activities Due ___ Complete Chapter 6 Quiz Due ___ Watch Sound Design and Foley Videos ___ Complete Sound Design Video Project ___ Submit Project Paperwork via Google Drive ___ Submit Unit Reflection