Sound Design

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Practical Classes
Group size
Number of course weeks
Class duration
7 hours 30 minutes per week
Total contact hours
30 hours
Study load
138 hours

Form / content / level

Admitted to second year of Bachelor phase.
See Competencies Matrix.
Developing skills to make sound design / foley for film.
Relation to other modules
Related to the other CFT modules.
Main part of the program is the case orientated training in class. Students get films without foley to learn how to create their own professional sound design for the given film. Topics like creating a realistic foley that suits the desire and atmosphere of the film, spacing of interior / exterior environments, and creating sfx for film are the main part of this module. Beside of this the post production process like knowledge about R128, DCP and other formats needed to deliver a proper film music product is part of the module.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes.
Material & Tools
Pro Tools or Cubase.
Student activity

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Students make their own sound design for at least one film of the length of 2 min with different interior / exterior.
Students know all about postproduction formats in that way that they can deliver a postproduction mix to a cinema.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the module.
Examination procedure
Assessment of the products handed in by the students. The post-production part is assessed with a test.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Sound design for film and post production for film.