AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA2018-11-05T17:36:03+00:00

OPPORTUNITIES IN AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA

POSSIBLE CAREERS

FILM AND TELEVISION

• Utility Cable
• Location Trainee
• Playback Operator
• Boom Operator
• Location Recordist
• Transfer Engineer
• Duplication Engineer
• ADR Recordist
• Music Composer
• Dialogue/Music Editor
• ADR Mixer
• Music Producer
• Music Recordist
• Music Editor
• Music Mixer
• Music Supervisor
• Music Contractor
• SFX Recordist
• SFX Editor
• Foley Recordist
• Foley Editor
• Foley Mixer
• Sound Designer
• Supervising Sound Editor
• Re-Recording Mixer

GAMING

• Video Game QA/Tester
• SFX Editor
• Dialogue Editor
• Junior Sound Designer
• Video Game Sound Designer
• Video Game Producer
• Audio Lead

INTERNET

• Interactive Audio Designer
• Webcaster

WHO ARE SOME OF OUR AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA GRADS?
Wayne Lemmer 2002-2003, Sound Effect Editor, 20th Century Fox Los Angeles CA, Mixer and Sound Supervisor for 9x 2015 Academy Award (Oscar) nominated and 4x winning films. Rob Nokes 1989-1990, Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Dogs Santa Monica CA, Sound recordist for Oscar Motion Picture of the Year Million Dollar Baby (directed by Clint Eastwood) and 7x Oscar Nominee Seabiscuit, Sound Supervisor for 2x Primetime Emmy nominated. Jonathan Bartel 2004-2005, Post Sound Mixer, Bartel Audio Toronto ON. Brennan Mercer 2010-2011, Sound Designer, Editor Tattersall Sound and Picture Toronto ON, Canadian Screen Award and Directors Guild of Canada Award winning, primetime Emmy nominated productions. Danielle McBride 1995-1996, Supervising Sound Editor, 6x Directors Guild of Canada Award winner, 27 nominations including Canadian Screen Awards and Directors Guild Awards. Brian Eimer 1988-1989, Sound Editor/Recordist/Mixer Owner, Images In Sound Toronto ON, 5 Wins – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards and Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards, 22 nominations. Damian Kearns 1993-1994, “Freelance Post Audio Specialist”, Damosound Toronto ON, Gemini winning, 5 times nominated. Paul Williamson 1985-1986, Lead Sound Re-recording Mixer Technicolor Toronto ON, 2x Gemini Award winner, 2x nominee. Jon LeBrun 2006-2007, Owner Blue Bear Sound, Brownsound Ottawa ON – Composer, Sound Editor, Mixer, Location Audio. John Diemer 2009-2010, Boom Operator, Audio Post Rune Entertainment Toronto ON, 8 Canadian Screen Award nominations. Jennifer Lewis 1984-1985, Audio Designer Maple Syrup Sound Vancouver BC, Canadian Video Game Award winner, 3x GANG award winner, 3x Elan award nominee, CARAS Outstanding Achievement In Sound Award. Bryan Rennie 1999-2000, Senior Sound Designer Relic Games Vancouver BC, Elan Award winner, BATFA and Canadian Video Game Award nominee. Mark Neary 1999-2000, Engineer, Producer, Juno winner & nominee – East Coast Music Awards winner. Jakob Thiesen 1997-1998, Sound Designer, Editor, Recordist Ubisoft, Toronto ON. Eric Leavell 2006-2007, Audio Portland OR. Andrew Gray 2006-2007, Freelance Sound Designer, Angry Moose Games, Calgary AB. Adam Tsui 2007-2008, Audio Director Goodgame Studios, Hamburg Germany. Travis Didluck 2008-2009, Sound Designer Digital Extremes, London ON. Jeff Hartling 2008-2009, Sound Designer Digital Extremes, London ON. Chris Teixeira 2010-2011, Audio Lead, Music Composer Big Viking Games, London ON. Sohan Jagtap 2013-2014, Sound Designer Ubisoft, India

POSSIBLE EMPLOYERS
Technicolor – Television shows include American Dad, American Horror Story, Beyond The Dome, Cleveland Show, The Closer, Criminal Minds, Desperate Housewives, Dexter, Family Guy, The Following, Glee, Hawaii Five O, Major Crimes, Nip/Tuck, True Blood, Remedy, Haven, Spun Out, Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Rogers Television – Hockey Night In Canada, Stanley Cup playoffs and Outdoor Classic events, local programming throughout Canada.

CBC – Canada’s national broadcaster; Shows include Ontario Morning, The Fifth Estate, The National, Dragon’s Den, Battle of the Blades and music and news related programming, Republic of Doyle, George Strombolopolous, The Royal Canadian Air Farce plus election, Olympic and FIFA World Cup coverage.

Bell Media – Canada’s largest network, Bell owns CTV, TSN, RDS, ESPN (part-owner), MuchMusic, MTV, The Comedy Network, Discovery Channel, Business News Network, CP24, Bravo, E!, HBO Canada, The Movie Network, Fashion Television, and Canal D.

RMW Music – Canadian Paralympic Committee, MOLSON, McDonald’s, The Jane Goodall Institute, Sleep Country Canada, Subaru, Coors, Kia, Expedia, Hyundai, Canadian Tire, Mountain Dew, Toyota, Harvey’s and Nike.

Studio 18 Sound and Picture – Specializes in reality television for shows such as Survivor, The Amazing Race Canada, Top Chef Canada, Battle of the Blades, and Canada’s Next Top Model.

Supersonics Post Production – Post production Sound experts: Supersonics Post Production employs numerous grads as re-recording mixers, recordists, editors and sound designers. Shows include Storage Wars Canada, Johnny Test, Scaredy Squirrel, Peep in the Big Wide World, Apollo 18, How to be Indie, Busy Town Mysteries, Super Why, Max and Ruby.

Tattersall Sound and Picture – Canada’s premier post-production boutique: Tattersall works with major production companies such as Take 5 Productions, Rhombus Media, Showtime, Starz, New Line Cinema, Serendipity Point, NBC Universal, Whizbang, Marblemedia, Sienna Films, USA Networks and Paramount Pictures. They have won over 75 awards in the past 20 years of operation. Notable shows include Vikings, Book Of Negroes, The Tudors, Rookie Blue, Saving Hope, Top Chef Canada, Our Man In Tehran, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (documentary) and The Borgias.

Dome Productions – Owned by Bell Media and Rogers Media Inc. but is unique as one of North America’s leading production facilities providers. Dome Productions offers mobile production facilities (studio trucks), transmission services, studio facilities and full turnkey host broadcast services. They own 13 mobiles around North America and provide production for every major arena in Canada

Ubisoft – Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, SouthPark and Just Dance.

EA Games – Madden NFL, FIFA Football/Soccer, NHL, NCAA Football, SSX and NBA Jam, Battlefield, Need for Speed, The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer, Dead Space, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Army of Two and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, LucasArts.

Relic Games – Homeworld series, Dawn of War series, Warhammer 40,000 and the Company of Heroes series.

Digital Extremes – Epic Pinball, Silverball and Extreme Pinball,Unreal and Unreal Tournament,Dark Sector, Bioshock 2, PC version of THQ hit, Homefront, Darkness II, Halo4 multiplayer, Star Trek, Warframe.

TITLES OUR AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA GRADS HAVE WORKED ON
• Fantastic Four
• The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Kick-Ass
• Rise of the Planet of the Apes

• X-Men: First Class
• Black Swan
• The A-Team
• Kung Fu Panda

• Transformers
• Amazing Race Canada
• The Olympics
• Degrassi

• NHL Playoffs
• Glee
• X-Men Origins
• Wolverine

• Olympics
• Pixar’s Planes
• Penny Dreadful
• Vikings

• The Book of Negroes
• Our Man in Tehran
• Survivorman
• Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan

• IMAX Mysteries of the Unseen World
• Titans of the Ice Age
• Last Reef 3D
• Wildest Weather in the Solar System

• Warframe
• Company of Heroes
• Warhammer 40,000
• Need For Speed

• 007
• NBA
• NHL franchise
• Skate

• Skate 2
• Assasins Creed
• FarCry 4
• Blitz Brigade

• Six-Guns
• Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
• Spider-Man: Total Mayhem
• Order & Chaos Online

• Eternal Legacy
• Dark Heroes
• Tiny Kingdoms
• Mechforce

• Fish World
• Dawn of War 2

OPPORTUNITIES IN AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA

POSSIBLE CAREERS

FILM AND TELEVISION

• Utility Cable
• Location Trainee
• Playback Operator
• Boom Operator
• Location Recordist
• Transfer Engineer
• Duplication Engineer
• ADR Recordist
• Music Composer
• Dialogue/Music Editor
• ADR Mixer
• Music Producer
• Music Recordist
• Music Editor
• Music Mixer
• Music Supervisor
• Music Contractor
• SFX Recordist
• SFX Editor
• Foley Recordist
• Foley Editor
• Foley Mixer
• Sound Designer
• Supervising Sound Editor
• Re-Recording Mixer

GAMING

• Video Game QA/Tester
• SFX Editor
• Dialogue Editor
• Junior Sound Designer
• Video Game Sound Designer
• Video Game Producer
• Audio Lead

INTERNET

• Interactive Audio Designer
• Webcaster

WHO ARE SOME OF OUR AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA GRADS?
Wayne Lemmer 2002-2003, Sound Effect Editor, 20th Century Fox Los Angeles CA, Mixer and Sound Supervisor for 9x 2015 Academy Award (Oscar) nominated and 4x winning films. Rob Nokes 1989-1990, Supervising Sound Editor, Sound Dogs Santa Monica CA, Sound recordist for Oscar Motion Picture of the Year Million Dollar Baby (directed by Clint Eastwood) and 7x Oscar Nominee Seabiscuit, Sound Supervisor for 2x Primetime Emmy nominated. Jonathan Bartel 2004-2005, Post Sound Mixer, Bartel Audio Toronto ON. Brennan Mercer 2010-2011, Sound Designer, Editor Tattersall Sound and Picture Toronto ON, Canadian Screen Award and Directors Guild of Canada Award winning, primetime Emmy nominated productions. Danielle McBride 1995-1996, Supervising Sound Editor, 6x Directors Guild of Canada Award winner, 27 nominations including Canadian Screen Awards and Directors Guild Awards. Brian Eimer 1988-1989, Sound Editor/Recordist/Mixer Owner, Images In Sound Toronto ON, 5 Wins – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards and Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards, 22 nominations. Damian Kearns 1993-1994, “Freelance Post Audio Specialist”, Damosound Toronto ON, Gemini winning, 5 times nominated. Paul Williamson 1985-1986, Lead Sound Re-recording Mixer Technicolor Toronto ON, 2x Gemini Award winner, 2x nominee. Jon LeBrun 2006-2007, Owner Blue Bear Sound, Brownsound Ottawa ON – Composer, Sound Editor, Mixer, Location Audio. John Diemer 2009-2010, Boom Operator, Audio Post Rune Entertainment Toronto ON, 8 Canadian Screen Award nominations. Jennifer Lewis 1984-1985, Audio Designer Maple Syrup Sound Vancouver BC, Canadian Video Game Award winner, 3x GANG award winner, 3x Elan award nominee, CARAS Outstanding Achievement In Sound Award. Bryan Rennie 1999-2000, Senior Sound Designer Relic Games Vancouver BC, Elan Award winner, BATFA and Canadian Video Game Award nominee. Mark Neary 1999-2000, Engineer, Producer, Juno winner & nominee – East Coast Music Awards winner. Jakob Thiesen 1997-1998, Sound Designer, Editor, Recordist Ubisoft, Toronto ON. Eric Leavell 2006-2007, Audio Portland OR. Andrew Gray 2006-2007, Freelance Sound Designer, Angry Moose Games, Calgary AB. Adam Tsui 2007-2008, Audio Director Goodgame Studios, Hamburg Germany. Travis Didluck 2008-2009, Sound Designer Digital Extremes, London ON. Jeff Hartling 2008-2009, Sound Designer Digital Extremes, London ON. Chris Teixeira 2010-2011, Audio Lead, Music Composer Big Viking Games, London ON. Sohan Jagtap 2013-2014, Sound Designer Ubisoft, India

POSSIBLE EMPLOYERS
Technicolor – Television shows include American Dad, American Horror Story, Beyond The Dome, Cleveland Show, The Closer, Criminal Minds, Desperate Housewives, Dexter, Family Guy, The Following, Glee, Hawaii Five O, Major Crimes, Nip/Tuck, True Blood, Remedy, Haven, Spun Out, Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Rogers Television – Hockey Night In Canada, Stanley Cup playoffs and Outdoor Classic events, local programming throughout Canada.

CBC – Canada’s national broadcaster; Shows include Ontario Morning, The Fifth Estate, The National, Dragon’s Den, Battle of the Blades and music and news related programming, Republic of Doyle, George Strombolopolous, The Royal Canadian Air Farce plus election, Olympic and FIFA World Cup coverage.

Bell Media – Canada’s largest network, Bell owns CTV, TSN, RDS, ESPN (part-owner), MuchMusic, MTV, The Comedy Network, Discovery Channel, Business News Network, CP24, Bravo, E!, HBO Canada, The Movie Network, Fashion Television, and Canal D.

RMW Music – Canadian Paralympic Committee, MOLSON, McDonald’s, The Jane Goodall Institute, Sleep Country Canada, Subaru, Coors, Kia, Expedia, Hyundai, Canadian Tire, Mountain Dew, Toyota, Harvey’s and Nike.

Studio 18 Sound and Picture – Specializes in reality television for shows such as Survivor, The Amazing Race Canada, Top Chef Canada, Battle of the Blades, and Canada’s Next Top Model.

Supersonics Post Production – Post production Sound experts: Supersonics Post Production employs numerous grads as re-recording mixers, recordists, editors and sound designers. Shows include Storage Wars Canada, Johnny Test, Scaredy Squirrel, Peep in the Big Wide World, Apollo 18, How to be Indie, Busy Town Mysteries, Super Why, Max and Ruby.

Tattersall Sound and Picture – Canada’s premier post-production boutique: Tattersall works with major production companies such as Take 5 Productions, Rhombus Media, Showtime, Starz, New Line Cinema, Serendipity Point, NBC Universal, Whizbang, Marblemedia, Sienna Films, USA Networks and Paramount Pictures. They have won over 75 awards in the past 20 years of operation. Notable shows include Vikings, Book Of Negroes, The Tudors, Rookie Blue, Saving Hope, Top Chef Canada, Our Man In Tehran, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (documentary) and The Borgias.

Dome Productions – Owned by Bell Media and Rogers Media Inc. but is unique as one of North America’s leading production facilities providers. Dome Productions offers mobile production facilities (studio trucks), transmission services, studio facilities and full turnkey host broadcast services. They own 13 mobiles around North America and provide production for every major arena in Canada

Ubisoft – Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, SouthPark and Just Dance.

EA Games – Madden NFL, FIFA Football/Soccer, NHL, NCAA Football, SSX and NBA Jam, Battlefield, Need for Speed, The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer, Dead Space, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Army of Two and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, LucasArts.

Relic Games – Homeworld series, Dawn of War series, Warhammer 40,000 and the Company of Heroes series.

Digital Extremes – Epic Pinball, Silverball and Extreme Pinball,Unreal and Unreal Tournament,Dark Sector, Bioshock 2, PC version of THQ hit, Homefront, Darkness II, Halo4 multiplayer, Star Trek, Warframe.

TITLES OUR AUDIO FOR VISUAL MEDIA GRADS HAVE WORKED ON
• Fantastic Four
• The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Kick-Ass
• Rise of the Planet of the Apes

• X-Men: First Class
• Black Swan
• The A-Team
• Kung Fu Panda

• Transformers
• Amazing Race Canada
• The Olympics
• Degrassi

• NHL Playoffs
• Glee
• X-Men Origins
• Wolverine

• Olympics
• Pixar’s Planes
• Penny Dreadful
• Vikings

• The Book of Negroes
• Our Man in Tehran
• Survivorman
• Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan

• IMAX Mysteries of the Unseen World
• Titans of the Ice Age
• Last Reef 3D
• Wildest Weather in the Solar System

• Warframe
• Company of Heroes
• Warhammer 40,000
• Need For Speed

• 007
• NBA
• NHL franchise
• Skate

• Skate 2
• Assasins Creed
• FarCry 4
• Blitz Brigade

• Six-Guns
• Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
• Spider-Man: Total Mayhem
• Order & Chaos Online

• Eternal Legacy
• Dark Heroes
• Tiny Kingdoms
• Mechforce

• Fish World
• Dawn of War 2

GRAD CAREER SPOTLIGHTS
From Much Music video awards to the Stanley cup or the Olympics, OIART grads are there. What do Hollywood movies, hit TV series, award-winning documentaries and the hottest video games have in common? All feature the audio workof talented OIART grads.

Michelle Hwu

MICHELLE HWU (’15)
Since graduating from OIART in 2015, Michelle Hwu has been actively working in audio post-production. She began interning at Tattersall Sound & Picture, where she had the opportunity to work and train as a Sound Assistant on various projects such as Larry Weinstein’s The Devil’s Horn and Below Her Mouth, a film which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Michelle currently works at The Farmhouse Creative Labs alongside owner and fellow OIART alumni, John Diemer (’10) as a Sound Editor and Re-recording Mixer.

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Carlo-Scrignaro

CARLO SCRIGNARO (’16)
Carlo is a Sound Designer/Editor/Mixer and an all-around Audio Engineer based in Toronto, Ontario, who started his career as a musician recording his own drum cover videos that he posted on YouTube. From there, he wanted to learn more about the art of sound recording, so in September of 2015, he enrolled at the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology.

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Wayne-Lemmer

WAYNE LEMMER (’03)
Graduated from OIART’s audio production school in 2003 and soon afterwards the Ilderton native moved to Hollywood. There, he landed a job with 20th Century Fox, one of the top film studios in the world. Wayne’s Sound Design credits have included Kung Fu Panda, Transformers, Fantastic Four, X-Men and Black Swan. Now a six-time Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award nominee, Wayne has ascended to the role of Supervising Sound Editor.

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