Sound Engineering Course

Aesthetic appreciation of sound and music, together with a flair for technology, is essential to pursue a career in sound engineering.
 To the spot light has shifted to sound Engineering as a good career option with Indian sound professional Resul Pookutty winning the Oscar Award for Slumdog Millionaire. Resul has convincingly demonstrated for enthusiasts sound engineering is critical for successful broadcast and cinema production. Though many there is a great demand for trained professionals.

The Profession
An audio engineer is a professional involves in audio work post production and recording . The audio engineering or audiography is not restricted to the music industry alone. There is a huge demand for sound engineers in the radio, television and film industries. Every radio station requires at lest three sound engineers . Recording studios often require at least two engineers and there are thousands of such studios. Following are some of the job designations: Live Sound Engineer, Studio Sound Recordist, Mixer , Audio Post Production Specialist , Mastering Engineer, Broadcast Engineer, Music Producer, Music and Dialogue Editor, Location Recordist

Courses
PG diploma in Audiography, Duration: Three years ,
Qualification: Graduates to have studied physics at the +2 level
Certificate in Audiography and TV Engineering
Duration: One Year(Film and Television Institute of India, Law2 College Road , Pune-411004; Website: www.fti-india.com)
Post Graduate diploma in Cinema Audiography
Duration: Three years, Qualification: Graduates to have studied physics at the +2 level (Satyajit Ray Film& Television Institute, E.M.By-pass road P.O Panchasayar, Kolkota-700094; Web:www.srfti.gov..in)
Diploma in sound recording and sound engineering,
Duration: Three years, Qualification: Graduates to have studied physics ,chemistry at the +2 level OR Diploma in Electrical and Electronics and communication (M.G.R. Government Film and Television Institute, C.I.T. Campus, Chennai; Web. tn.gov. in/ misc)
Diploma in sound recording, Duration: Three years , Qualification:+2 with math’s , physics chemistry (Government Film and Television Institute , Hessarghatta, Bangalore)
Duiploma in sound Engineering, Duration : six months, Qualification+2 OR ITI certificate after 10th OR Engineering diploma (Keltron Advanced Training Centre, Sasthamangalam, Thiruvanathapuram)
Diploma in Recording Arts-Audio Engineering,
BA in digital Film Making and Recording Arts, Qualification:+2 (AE Institute at (a) Jayalakshmi Estates, 29/8, Haddows road,
Chennai; (b). Malleswaram,
Bangalore; Information officesat: Thiruvananthapuram, E2 Jawahar Nagar, Also information centers all over India
PG Diploma in Film and TV Production, Duration: One year
Sound recording and Radio production/Video Editing and sound Recording, Duration: Three months (Asian Academy of Film&Television, Marwah Studios Complex FC-14/15, Film City, Sector-164, Noida-201301)
Sound Recording , Design and Music production Programmes, Duration : Two years (Whistling Woods International Film  city Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai)
MFA in Visual Mdia, Qualification : Graduation (Amirta school of Arts and Sciences, Edappally, Kochi)

Job Prospects
India has a large entertainment industry. India film industry produces a large number of movies every year. Also, there has been a boom in broadcast media in the last few years with the launch of several satellite television channels and FM channels. Job opportunities exist in the following : Commercial music recording, Radio and television, Films Corporate videos , Large websites and internet portals, Computer games and other types of interactive media

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