Film Term of the Week

Film Term of the Week: Sound Designer

Film Crew

Sound Designer

1. In motion picture production, a Sound Designer is a member of a film crew responsible for some original aspect of the film’s audio. In the American film industry, the title of Sound Designer is not controlled by any industry organization, unlike titles such as Director or Screenwriter.

The sound designer is a principal member of the production staff, with creative authority equal to that of the film editor and director of photography. Sound Designer is responsible for the process of specifying, acquiring, manipulating or generating audio elements.

Source: Wikipedia, Ldsfilm


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