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Successful game sound design in theory & practice

Online Course - Game Sound Design - Successful game sound design in theory & practice with Matthias Steinwachs

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Start date Please let me know as soon as the course is available in English.
 
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Course duration 3 months, web-based course
Time required approx. 10 - 15 hours per month
Certified Graduation Game Sound Designer Certification
 
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Course fee 149 Euro incl. VAT per month
 

 

Matthias Steinwachs - Lecturer Audiocation

Matthias Steinwachs   

Sound designer, composer and author

After composing his first soundtrack for a video game in 1990, he later worked at the legendary developer studio Thalion, where he composed the music for classics like Ambermoon and Lionheart. He also worked for companies like Psygnosis, Blue Byte, Ikarion, Funatics and Ascaron and was involved in approx. 60 projects as composer and sound designer, the latest one being Sacred 2.

In addition, he produced music for short films and advertisement trailers.

   
   

 

 

Online Course - Game Sound Design - Successful game sound design in theory & practice with Matthias Steinwachs

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Course overview Using sound files as well as specially designed training material, Matthias Steinwachs provides students with essential tools and skills for successful home and made-to-order productions. 
 
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Course content • Construction of a suitable home studio
• Finding the right software and how to use it
• Sound effects for games
• Scoring video sequences
• In-game music
• Multilayer songs
• Working with libraries
• Basics of composition/structure and orchestration
• Applying for a job at developer studios
• Job alternatives
 
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Prerequisites Basic knowledge of audio software (editing programs, wave editing tools, sequencers), experience with video games
   
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Suitable for Game sound designers, film music composers and producers of »utility music«.
   
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Hardware requirements • Computer (PC/MAC) with internet access, speakers, audio software

• Optional: MIDI keyboard

   
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Software requirements

• Software like Steinberg Cubase/Nuendo, Apple Logic, Cakewalk Sonar, Digidesign Pro Tools, Ableton Live, MOTU Digital Performer, Magix Samplitude, Sony Acid.

• Audio editor like Audacity, Wavelab or Soundforge

   
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Educational Software If you still need to purchase audio software, as a student of Audiocation you can benefit from a reduction of up to 50% on various sound software products. Further information can be found under software.
   
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Career Options Game Sound Designer, Sound Designer