Theory of Sound for Moving Image

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
373TSMI Z 2 24 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 32 to 42 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Sara Patrícia DA SILVA PINHEIRO

Name of lecturer(s)

Sara Patrícia DA SILVA PINHEIRO

Learning outcomes of the course unit

-Learning an essential historical accessment of sound design

-Theoretical understanding of the relations between sound and image;

-Understanding the aspects of the soundtrack including foley, ambiance, music and dialogue and their interrelation;

-Understanding the key historical concepts of sound practices, as well as newer and less conventional approaches

-Critical understanding of the biases in historical accessements and breaking its boundaries;

-Theoretical knowleged about sound in other fields: video-art, VR, animation, etc;

Mode of study

Seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites

N/A

Course contents

This course will assess the multiple layers in sound theory, with a particular focus on sound for moving image in all its forms: fiction film, documentary, animation, video-art, VR, etc. It approaches the theoretical aspects of sound design while, at the same, time expanding the concept of sound-design itself.

Recommended or required reading

AUGOYARD, J. F. & TORGUE, H. Sonic Experience: A Guide to Everyday Sounds. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University

ALTMAN, R. (org.). Sound Theory/Sound Practice. New York: Routledge. 1992.

WEIS E. e BELTON, J. (orgs.). Film Sound. New York: Columbia University Press. 1985.

FILIMOWICZ, M. Foundations in Sound Design for Linear Media. Routledge 2020

HEGARTY, P. Rumour and Radiation. New York: Bloomsbury. 2015.

CHION, M. Audio- Vision. New York: Columbia University Press

WEIS, E. and BELTON, J. (ed.) (1985) Film Sound. New York: Columbia University Press. 1990

KULEZIC-WILSOM, D. Sound Design Is the New Score: Theory, Aesthetics, and Erotics of the Integrated Soundtrack. Oxford University Press, USA, 2019.

WEINEL, J. Inner Sound. Oxford University Press, USA, 2018.

LINGOLD, M. C. MUELLER, D. and TRETTIEN, Digital Sound Studies. Duke University Press, 2018.

Assessment methods and criteria

Attendance is Required. This course will be based on weekly AV analysis and student’s participation is required. Students' evaluation will consist of a final presentation of a topic of their choice (in relation to the class).

Note

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Please note our first meeting will be Monday October 10th.

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
room 307
Room No. 6

(Lažanský palác)
DA SILVA PINHEIRO S.
17:20–18:55
(lecture parallel1)
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 17:20–18:55 Sara Patrícia DA SILVA PINHEIRO Room No. 6
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans