“Camera defines where the action is... but sound actually takes you there!”

Zima’s Steinberg Certified Audio Engineering Programmes
ZIMA Film School is proud to be India’s first Steinberg Certified Training Center for Nuendo and Cubase. At ZIMA, we believe that educating students about core skills is most essential, while incorporating new technologies, this has resulted in evolving this curriculum over the years. Within a few months, the students competently operate “Industry Standard Recording Technology” and essentially pick up the responsibility of creating complete sound tracks for the student films made at the institute.We have three audio engineering programmes which introduce students to the theories, practices, and tools used in digital audio production, focusing on the fundamental theories and concepts behind various types of digital audio tools. The techniques and technology typical to professional location sync sound, music recording and film post production, using advanced consoles and virtual mixers.Topics include: studio procedures and professionalism, computerised console operation, advanced signal flow, signal processing, analytical and critical listening skills, microphone techniques, recording session management, moving fader automation systems, basic mix down strategies, stereo mix techniques and much more. Through in-class projects, students expand and develop the skills learned in fundamentals of Audio Production through multi-track recording softwares. The course focuses on recording techniques used in music production, sound designing for film, television and other multimedia.Fundamentals of Audio Production are taught by hugely experienced industry professional and hands down practicals are conducted by a Steinberg Certified Trainer.

Duration: 12 months

Three Hours a Day, Three Days a Week
+ 1 Practical & 1 Film Appreciation a week!

Sound Engineering - What is it?

There are several different types of sound engineers who specialise in different aspects of the job. A sound engineer is responsible for the machines that record, mix, edit and reproduce sound track, in film, multimedia & music industry. Sound engineer also operates and maintains microphones, processors, mixing boards, amplifiers, speakers and other recording equipments used for radio, television, theatre and live concerts.

Course Brief:
This one year extensive course covers:
- Sound and Hearing- Acoustics & Psychoacoustics
- Sound in Film and Television
- Loudspeakers & Monitoring- Cables & Connectors and Patch bay
- Microphone Basics & Techniques
- Consoles and Control Surfaces- Signal Processors
- Location Sound & PA System
- The Current State of Audio Recording Technology
- Audio Post-Production Overview
- DAW's Application
- Studio Production: Radio and Television
- Field Production: News and Sports
- Dialogue, Effects and Music Recording- Live Sound Overview
- Film Appreciation @ film theatres- Studio Visit (Audio Post-Production Studio)
- Production & Reproduction of the Sound Track- Mixing & Re-recording for Film and Television
- Project & Tips and Tricks

The need for sound engineers is not just in the studios. It's also in the film shoots, live events, stage shows, radio stations, production houses of TV programs, channels, post-production studios, etc.