Fall 2022 Course Syllabus
Course: FLMC-2330 (Section: 01, CRN: 92683)
Audio Post Production
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Instructor Information
Instructor Matthew Roe
Email roemr@lamarpa.edu
Phone (409) 984-6338
Office Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center - Room: 155
Office Hours M-W 9:30am - 12pm
Additional Contact Information
Course Information
Description Skill development utilizing the technology, creative application and requirements for producing audio soundtracks for film and video
Required Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Required Textbooks Audio Post Production: For Film and Television By: Mark Cross ISBN-10: 087639134X ISBN-13: 978-0876391341 Flashdrive 32gb or more.
7200 RPM Hard Drive or SSD Headphones 500GB or more.
Additional Materials/Resources
Learning Outcomes 1. Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material. (PSLO 1)
2. Utilize production and editing techniques for audiovisual media (PSLO 2)
3. Utilize and observe professional best practices in the audiovisual field while completing assigned projects. (PSLO 3)
4. Demonstrate production and editing concepts to complete multimedia projects (PSLO 2,3,4)
Program Student Learning Outcomes PSLO 1. Demonstrate basic proficiency in creating original music and audio that supports the visual narrative.
PSLO 2. Demonstrate basic proficiency in short-form video production & editing, media delivery formats, and audiovisual workflow.
PSLO 3. Recognize and observe professional best practices in the audiovisual field, including the various roles in film, audio engineering, and media.
PSLO 4. Produce a final portfolio and resume suitable for entry-level employment in the audiovisual field.
Lecture Topics Outline The Supervising Sound editor and related roles. Strategies for Effective Collaboration.
Post Production Workflow, Editorial, Scoring, and Mix.
Understanding the Film (Script-analysis, spotting Sessions, Temp Tracks) Stylistic approaches to film sound.
Technical considerations and terminology associated with film and video formats (telecine, digital intermediate, pull-down/pull-up, time code, clock, sync drift)
Running an effective Spotting Session, Using Cue Sheets, developing a postproduction schedule. Identifying and optimizing technical, financial, and human resources.
Creating and importing OMF/AAF files. The importance and use of Countdown leaders, sync pops, reference tones, and time code burn ins. Dealing with sync issues and re-conforming to additional picture edits.
Advanced Editing Techniques for Dialog, SFX, and Score. Class Activity: Demonstration of Advanced editing techniques
Setting up Pro Tools Sessions for Post Production (track layout and signal flow) Effective Back-up Procedures Class Activity: Screening of unfinished student projects and exemplary sound tracks.
Self Promotion, Where to look for work, Productionhub.com, Effective Demo Reels and Resumes.
Preparing the Stems for the Mixer, M & E. Release format considerations.

Major Assignments Schedule Quizzes To Be Announced
5 Projects To Be Announced

Week 4 Test 1
Week 9 Test 2
Week 14 Test 3
Week 15 Final Project Due
Final Exam Date December 5, 2022 - 11:0 AM   Through  December 5, 2022 - 12:45 PM
Grading Scale 90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Class Participation 20%
Assignments 10% (Weekly)
Quizzes 30%
Tests 40%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.
Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.
Electronic devices (including but not restricted to cell phones, MP3 players, and laptop computers) shall not be used during examinations unless specifically allowed by the instructor.
Use of electronic devices during normal class hours distracts other students, disrupts the class, and wastes valuable time.
Instructors have an obligation to reduce such disruptions.
Turn your cellphones to vibrate when you enter the classroom.
Students can email me at anytime,
All grades will be available on Blackboard.
No late work will be accepted.
Attendance Policy After ONE unexcused Absence, Each unexcused absence will result in a reduction of one letter grade.
TWO unexcused absences means the highest letter grade achievable will be a B.
THREE unexcused absences means the highest letter grade achievable will be a C.
FOUR unexcused absences means the highest letter grade achievable will be a D.

Any excused absences must be communicated to the instructor via email BEFORE the missed class, or in case of medical emergency ASAP.

Anyone arriving to class later than 10 minutes will be listed as Tardy. Two tardies = absent
Anyone arriving to class later than 20 minutes will be listed as absent.

Unexcused Absence = Anything within the students control; Doctor Appointments, Traffic, Etc
Excused Absence = Anything out of the students control communicated in advance to the instructor and accepted at the instructor's discretion.
Additional Information
Institutional Policies
MyLSCPA Be sure to check your campus email and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal. You can also access your grades, transcripts, academic advisors, degree progress, and other services through MyLSCPA.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSCPA policies (Academic Dishonesty section in the Student Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Facility Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSCPA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect As per Texas law and LSCPA policy, all LSCPA employees, including faculty, are required to report allegations or disclosures of child abuse or neglect to the designated authorities, which may include a local or state law enforcement agency or the Texas Department of Family Protective Services. For more information about mandatory reporting requirements, see LSCPA's Policy and Procedure Manual.
Title IX and Sexual Misconduct LSCPA is committed to establishing and maintaining an environment that is free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. All LSCPA employees, including faculty, have the responsibility to report disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault (including rape and acquaintance rape), domestic violence, dating violence, relationship violence, or stalking, to LSCPA's Title IX Coordinator, whose role is to coordinate the college's response to sexual misconduct. For more information about Title IX protections, faculty reporting responsibilities, options for confidential reporting, and the resources available for support visit LSCPA's Title IX website.
Clery Act Crime Reporting For more information about the Clery Act and crime reporting, see the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report and the Campus Security website.

Grievance / Complaint / Concern If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
Department Information
Commercial Music, Visual and Performing Arts
Chair:Richard Vandewalker
Phone:(409) 984-6520