University of Technology Sydney

50825 Screen Soundtrack Production

Requisite(s): 40 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10025 Music and Sound Design Major BMusSoundDes OR 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10045 Sound and Music Design Major OR 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM90225 Core subjects (SMD)
Anti-requisite(s): 50839 Sound for Time-based Media AND 50855 Sound for Time-based Media


This subject considers screen soundtrack production from a theoretical and practical perspective. Students examine how the soundtrack develops narrative, character, genre and affect for screen, with particular emphasis on different media forms and modes of address. Key historical and technological developments are highlighted, and a variety of screen sound productions considered. Current industry models are given specific attention. Assessment allows students to follow their interests in analysis and creative design, with the opportunity to demonstrate new innovative approaches to screen soundtrack production in their final work. Opportunities for collaboration are encouraged both within and beyond the scope of this subject.

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