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MEA-114 - Digital Sound Editing - Antony Zeller

Course:Digital Sound Editing
Professor:Antony Zeller
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week



Hello and welcome to MEA-114 Digital Sound Editing.  My name is Antony Zeller, and I am an adjunct professor currently working as a sound mixer and editor on TV, streaming, and feature film projects.  I have been working in this industry for the last 17 years and have been the recipient of 2 Emmy awards for my editing work on Netflix’s “Stranger Things”, and HBO’s “Watchmen”, and I was recently nominated for another Emmy for editing work on the Netflix series “Love, Death + Robots”

Course Description

This course will be a basic introduction into the world of digital sound editing, and does not require any previous experience.  We will touch on all of the relevant topics that you will need to begin assembling projects, making editorial decisions, delivering projects, and everything in between.  Along the way, I will show you practical examples of my projects, and what the professional world will expect from you as a sound editor.

What to Expect in this Course

This class will meet twice a week for 16 weeks, and will consist of a lecture followed by a hands-on lab, and  will be taught in-person on the Valencia campus.  We will have some required reading, and quizzes throughout the semester, a mid-term and a final project.  I will assign 3 or 4 projects over the semester that can be worked on during lab time building on the skills you’ll be acquiring along the way.

Types of Assessments

Quizzes, project assessments, mid-term, and final project.

Other Relevant Course Information

MEA-114 is a required class for those of you in the “Sound Arts” Associate Degree program, and is an elective for “New Media Journalism”, “Computer Animation”, and “Filmmaking” Associate Degree Program.

Students will be required to supply their own portable hard-drive and headphones.  We will discuss the specifics on the first day of class.

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Last updated: 08/01/2022 Sub#: 1431