Feb 12, 2013
Steve Papagiannis (B.F.A., sound design, 2008) is sound effects editor with Todd-AO, a division of CSS Studios, in addition to serving as an independent contractor for a variety of post-production sound studios in the Los Angeles, California, area.
Dec 4, 2012
B.F.A. sound design student Cynthia Harris worked as a postproduction intern this past summer at Atlas Media Corp. in New York City. She learned postproduction techniques that included adding sound cues, editing and dubbing footage. In addition to her internship, she worked as a production assistant on the set of the TV series "Stalked" on Investigation Discovery and closed captioned for Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" and Disney's "Frenemies."
Nov 19, 2012
SCAD Savannah B.F.A. sound design student Cynthia Harris worked as a postproduction intern this past summer at Atlas Media Corp in New York City where she learned post-production techniques that included adding sound cues, editing and dubbing footage. In addition to her internship, she worked as a production assistant on the set of the TV series "Stalked" on Investigation Discovery Channel and closed captioned for Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" and Disney's "Frenemies."
Nov 8, 2012
Savannah sound design professor David Stone
will be included on a panel of Academy Award winners for the 20th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola's film, "Dracula." Learn more
Nov 2, 2012
Several SCAD alumni
with Kiz Studios are responsible for the creation of Critter Escape
, an action-packed 3-D maze chase game with more than 120 levels and 10 distinct environments available for iPhone, iPad and Android.
Nov 2, 2012
Colin Alexander (B.F.A., sound design, 2005, Savannah) was a production sound mixer on Noah Baumbach's acclaimed new film "Frances Ha," starring Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, and Adam Driver.
Oct 29, 2012
Maura (Nevel) Scherrer (B.F.A., sound design, 2007, Savannah) started her own business, Kosher Sounds, in Woodridge, Illinois, primarily focusing in post sound including, but not limited to, recording, mixing and dubbing as well as conversion of almost any media into DVD/CD format.
Oct 26, 2012
M.F.A. sound design student Stephen Chesley is completing an internship in the music department at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut.
Oct 4, 2012
(B.F.A., sound design, 2011) designed a new website for James Biscardi
(B.F.A., photography, 2011). The site will officially be launched in conjunction with a new underwater series by Biscardi, but a sneak peak
is available now.
Sep 18, 2012
B.F.A. sound design student Ross Fish
had his music and a music video featured on two music blogs, Doubtful Sounds
and Scientists of Sound
. The tracks are from Fish's recently released album 'Parables.'
Jul 25, 2012
"The ReCultured - Cambodia" is a Kickstarter project by Robert Garvin
(M.F.A., sound design, 2012) with the goal of creating a travel show exploring a country through its people and their lives. Help make this a reality by becoming a backer of the Kickstarter project
by Aug. 18.
Jul 13, 2012
Greg Ward (M.F.A., sound design, 2009) and Brian Kucinski (M.F.A., sound design, 2009) were awarded an Emmy for "Outstanding Achievement: Television Crafts Achievement Excellence - Audio" for their postproduction sound design and 5.1 surround sound mix on the documentary "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" for Georgia Public Broadcasting. The documentary, now part of PBS's "American Masters" series and broadcast nationally, won a total of five Emmys.
Jul 2, 2012
B.F.A. sound design student Sean Carter II accepted a position as sound editor at Nuray Pictures in Bluffton, South Carolina. Carter is featured in the current issue of Nylon Guys Magazine.
Jun 5, 2012
B.F.A. sound design student Dominic Vega accepted an internship with Sony Computer Entertainment Americain San Francisco, California.
May 16, 2012
Brandon Brown (M.F.A., sound design, 2010) recently became a full-time graphic design professor with an emphasis in Web and interactive media at the Art Institute of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to teaching, he continues to work as a freelance sound editor and web designer.
May 16, 2012
Ian Vargo (B.F.A., sound design 2007; M.F.A., sound design, 2011) is a freelance music recording and mix engineer in Hollywood, California. Vargo is also producer for several independent artists including Ugly, Ugly Words. The band recently completed their second single together with Vargo. The first single, "Groundhog," received rave reviews and is currently featured in several online commercials. Additionally, Vargo is sound designer for the Los-Angeles, California-based directing team, Cousins, and is part-time professor of audio at the Art Institute of California, Inland Empire, in San Bernardino, California.
Apr 16, 2012
Justin Rickard (B.F.A., sound design, 2011) accepted a position at Wildfire Post-Production Studios in Los Angeles, California.
Feb 14, 2012
B.F.A. sound design student Ross Fish
and his new album "Parables" were featured on the independent music blog Obscure Sound
. The blog post mentioned Fish's success in the Savannah dubstep scene with Bucket Full O' Click-Clack, which he formed with friends from SCAD.
Jan 30, 2012
SCAD students and alumni were nominated for the Verna Fields Award for Student Sound Editing. Nicholas Cochran
(B.F.A., sound design, 2011), Clayton De Wet
(B.F.A., sound design, 2009; M.F.A., sound design, 2011), Thomas Doolittle
(B.F.A., sound design, 2012), Nick Interlandi
(B.F.A., sound design, 2011), Morgan Johnson
(B.F.A., film and television, 2009) and Alan Koda
(M.F.A., sound design, 2011) were recognized for their work on the film "The Secret Number," written and directed by SCAD alumnus Colin Levy
(B.F.A., film and television, 2011). Read the press release
Nov 18, 2011
Houston Snyder (B.F.A., sound design, 2009) is a postproduction supervisor at Great City Productions in New York City.
Nov 15, 2011
Former SCAD student Paul Duncan
performed at the 2011 Moogfest in Asheville, North Carolina. Moogfest is the annual event that honors the vision of Robert Moog and his inventions that changed the course of music history. Duncan's band, Warm Ghost
, is based out of Brooklyn, New York. Warm Ghost was also recently featured on NPR's World Cafe
as an up-and-coming artist.
Oct 21, 2011
Nick Patronella (B.F.A., sound design, 2009) accepted a position as assistant engineer at Charlie Uniform Tango in Dallas, Texas.
Oct 18, 2011
Drew Donaldson (B.F.A., sound design, 2010) is a producer at Audioworks in New York City, is a sound designer at his own company, D7K Industries, and will be producing two television pilots this year in New York City.
Sep 23, 2011
(B.F.A., sound design, 2006) was honored with an Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming for the History channel's "Gettysburg
." He served as the production's sound effects editor. Learn more
Sep 9, 2011
B.F.A. sound design student Dominic Vega has completed a three-month audio internship with Insomniac Games in Los Angeles, California.
May 25, 2011
Brent Liotta (M.A., sound design, 2010) is employed at CalState Chico as an information technology consultant. In his position, Liotta develops and supports audio and video technologies in the classroom.
May 20, 2011
"Rising to the Top" by Ana Cetina (M.F.A., sound design, 2010) was awarded $5,000 for winning the "Local/Global Partnership" category of Link TV's ViewChange.org online film contest.
Apr 25, 2011
Stephen Fortunato (B.F.A., sound design, 2011) has been hired as a media designer with Walt Disney Imagineering.
Apr 7, 2011
Ryan E. McCullough
(B.F.A., sound design, 2011) was named a top 10 finalist in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Rock competition. McCullough's original work titled, "Boogie Woogie Shuttle," was selected from 1,350 original songs submitted. Vote for the song
. Read the press release
Feb 14, 2011
Congratulations to a talented crew of SCAD sound design students and alumni on their Golden Reel nomination for their work on the SCAD film "En Route." This award has only five nominees internationally for the Student Film category.
Read the press release.
- Shaun Burdick (M.F.A., sound design, 2010) - supervising sound editor, sound designer, and sound effects, dialogue and ADR re-recording mixer
- Anna Gramlich (M.F.A., sound design, 2010) - supervising sound editor and music re-recording mixer
- M.F.A. sound design student Clayton De Wet (B.F.A., sound design, 2009) - supervising Foley editor and Foley artist
- Brandon Brown (M.F.A., sound design, 2010) - supervising dialogue and ADR editor
- B.F.A. sound design student Stephen Fortunato - music editor
- B.F.A. sound design student Matt Klimek - sound editor
- M.F.A. sound design student Alan Koda - sound editor and production sound mixer
- Noah Woodburn (B.F.A., sound design, 2009) - sound editor