OIART Student Post – Sinan – Foley Recording


Doing Foley for a animated commercial can be a very creative process –  even when recording things like footsteps. (What is Foley?) In the ad we worked on, people in posters come alive and walk around. I had the idea of recording steps in piles of crumpled paper, to make it sound like it is … Continue reading

OIART Student Blog – Gerald – Week 12 (’12-’13)


In LIMBO…. This was definitely one of our more accomplished weeks so far. Week 12 meant the conclusion of our 5 week Sound Design Project of a trailer for the video game ‘LIMBO’. The one minute and seven second trailer had us cutting our teeth matching sound effects, creating ambiance, working with music tracks, and … Continue reading

OIART Student Blog – Gerald – Week 11 (’12-’13)


On location in London… The most interesting thing that happened this week was our foray into location audio; the “ninjas of the audio world”. For those not in the know, location audio is the recording of audio for television or film on set or, on location. And like any good ninja, location audio engineers or … Continue reading

OIART Student Blog – Gerald – Week 10 (’12-’13)


Week 10 seemed to be the start of the countdown to our semester one finals. Even Lab content became subtlety intense. Compression, equalization, Limbo, and a Dice game were all elements of labs. But, that doesn’t mean we didn’t have fun! Or maybe I am reading way too much into the Lab content sheet.   … Continue reading

OIART Student Blog – Gerald – Week 9 (’12-’13)


Good evening, morning, or whatever time it is where you are. My name is a Gerald, and I will be writing this weekly blog to inform, and possibly amaze, those interested in learning about OIART’s labs and student life. Labs are essentially deeply involved learning sessions which teach additional material, application, and test one’s understanding … Continue reading

Industry Spotlight on Mike Tompkins

We recently interviewed OIART graduate and YouTube artist Mike Tompkins. Mike talks to us about his YouTube success, working with Timbaland, moving to LA, working on original material, his experience at OIART & post-grad, and he gives some advice to people who are hoping to pursue a career in audio.

Choosing OIART – An Infographic

Choosing the school that will best meet your career goals is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. OIART’s education and career support make us one of the best-equipped options, but doing some research to ensure you’re making the right decision is vital. We’ve put together an Infographic to illustrate the value … Continue reading

Grad Update – Andrew Charron (’11)

Graduate Andrew Charron (’11) is working as an Audio Technician for Carnival Cruise Lines. Starting on the Carnival Glory as a Back Lounge Tech, Andrew ran sound for live band karaoke and comedy shows. After that, he was transferred to the Carnival Sensation to take over as the Main Lounge Audio Technician. There, Andrew is … Continue reading

Sean Campbell in Studio 2

Check out this video recorded on the Studio 2 floor by OIART Grad and current OIART Audio Intern, Sean pH Campbell! Sean was awarded an OIART Music Production award for another track that you can hear here: Student Gallery – Sean Campbell

OIART Student Blog – Gabriel – Semester 3

OIART Student Blog

More photos of what we`ve been doing at OIART: Here’s a picture of Collin’s vocal talent (Jon LeGris) signing through a tasty Neumann TLM149 for Collin’s third semester final project. We also recently had the opportunity to do some field recording around London.  Here we are in a forest recording ambiance, and the sound of … Continue reading