Sound recording is a primary requirement in any television program, movies or event. Gone are the days when movies were made by using acoustic methods for recording. The world today is driven by numerous technological developments, and sound recording is digitized. It is no wonder, therefore, that colleges and universities are offering sound or audio engineering or sound recording courses to students.
If you are creative, interested in music and sound effects, and computer savvy, a career in sound recording is ideal for you. To pursue a course in sound recording or audio recording you need to have completed your graduation. Understanding the sound equipments require knowledge of school level Physics. If you had science [Physics] in your undergraduate degree, you have an added advantage.
Sound recording professionals are required in the film, music and television industry and even in stage performances and events management. Institutions that offer sound recording programs give hands-on experience as well. They may also provide placements. Better sound recording institutions in India include:
|Name of Institution||Contact details||Course name||Duration|
|R.K. Films & Media Academy||8A/8, W.E.A., Karol Bagh, New Delhi – 110005; Tel.: 011-65394944; Website: http://www.rkfma.com/sound.html||Professional Sound Studio Audio Training Center||3 months|
|Sri Aurobindo Center for Arts and Communication||New Mehrauli Road, Adchini, New Delhi – 110017; Website: http://www.saimc.com/edit-sound-cur.asp ; Tel.: 011-26561986||Principles of Sound||3 semesters|
|Film and Television Institute of India||Law College Road, Pune – 411004 Tel.: 020-25431817 Website: http://www.ftiindia.com/newftii/index.html||Post Graduate Diploma in Sound Recording and Sound DesignPost graduate Certificate in Sound Recording and TV Engineering||3 years3 years|
|SAE College||Jayalakshmi Estates, 29/8, Haddows Road, Chennai – 600006 Tel.: 044-28214045 Website: http://www.saeindia.net/||Diploma in Recording ArtsBachelor of Arts in Digital Film Making and Recording Arts||18 months3 years|