Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 4:09 PM
Subject: [IFASA] Sound and Boom Workshop
These workshops have been extremely well conducted and well received. I
recommend them highly for everyone. If you really want to participate, but
cost is an obstacle, contact the organizers. They are willing to work with
EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF MOTION PICTURE SOUND!
Learn the Art of LOCATION SOUND AND BOOM OPERATION
Enroll now in the FilmWest Professional Filmmaking Workshop Series
(July 18, 2006) ---Are you looking to land a job in the movies in Arizona or
maybe you desire an exciting career change? Sign up now for the FilmWest
Location Sound and Boom Operation workshop which will be held at Old Tucson
Studios on Saturday, July 22, 2006 from 10am-6pm with registration opening
The curriculum of this "immersion" style workshop is designed to introduce
entry-level sound training to people with little or no film experience. The
workshops are being lead by veteran industry professionals both from Arizona
and Hollywood. The Workshop is an excellent opportunity to "network" with
the professionals who hire throughout the film and television industry in
A location sound recordist is a critical member of a film crew or television
crew whose function is to capture relevant sound and sound effects from a
television or film shoot location for later inclusion in the finished
product, or for reference to be used by the sound designer, sound effects
editors or foley artists.
A boom operator is an assistant of the production sound mixer. The principle
responsibility of the boom operator is microphone placement, sometimes using
a "fishpole" with a microphone attached to the end. He or she will also
place wireless microphones on actors when it is necessary.
FilmWest, the major motion picture production house based at Old Tucson
Studios, and other organizations and people involved in film and television
production throughout Arizona, are sponsoring the workshops.
Old Tucson Studios is located at 201 S. Kinney Road in Tucson, Arizona.
Lunch will be served. Admission is $75.00/$65.00 for students or early
birds. Registrants can contact Elizabeth Lohman at
firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> or call
520-883-0100 ext. 258. Potential sponsors can contact Gregg Rosenberg at
520-883-0100 ext. 265 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
<mailto:email@example.com.> For more information go to
REMAINING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
1) Video/Audio Villages for Set/Location July 29, 2006
2) Managing Craft Services/Catering/EMT August 5, 2006
3) Introduction to Stunts/Acting August 12, 2006
4) Transportation/Location and Production Mgmt. August 19, 2006
5) How I got fired/Set Protocol August 26, 2006
*Please note that dates and curriculum may change due to instructor
Frances W. Causey
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