Basic Production Sound Techniques for Film and Television

Workshop participants will record on-stage and on-location for hands-on experience during an actual production. Students will have the opportunity to hear what is happening at the time of the class during instruction and on-location recording, in real time with audio receivers and mixers.

Achievement Certificate:
With this workshop and hands-on instruction of Basic production sound techniques, students will be able to show they understand the needs of how to capture sound effectively using 1 or more microphones, and understand the sound needs of single interview and multi-wireless mic situations, and also know how to conduct themselves around a set.

Don Hale, CAS. Production Sound Mixer.

Don is a San Diego native who also bases out of Anchorage, Alaska. Don has traveled on all seven continents, sound mixing and recording a wide variety of  productions. His roots were based in broadcast news which then led him to work for CBS News shows ”48 Hours” and “60 Minutes.” Other projects  include feature documentaries “Step Into Liquid” and “Dust to Glory” . His passion for the outdoors and adventure gave him the opportunity to mix many extreme sports and adventure productions such “Eco-Challenge”, “America’s Cup”, and the feature film I-MAX film “Ultimate-X”.  He has recently worked on “Coming Home”  for Lifetime, supervised sound for reality pilots and National Geographic Education series for life science awareness. Hale has received 2 National Emmy’s.