Co-founder of the sound design program at SCAD; Pro Tools Expert Certification in Post Production and Icon Operation; author of "Designing Sound for Animation"
Audio Engineering Society
Publications and/or presentations:
"Designing Sound for Animation," Focal Press, 2005.
Inspiration for teaching:
"I am inspired to teach students to perceive and respond to the more sensitive aspects of sound design as it relates to media. I want to develop their skills to facilitate creative vision for an effective soundtrack."
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.
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.
M.F.A. film and television student Andrew Fuhr wrote and directed "Passing Through Traveling Down," a short film in production that was featured on the Kickstarter blog. The film is a cross-disciplinary project in which SCAD students majoring in film and television, architecture, performing arts, production design, sound design, visual effects, fashion and industrial design collaborate.