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Syndication

Life Lessons & Sound FX

Veteran film and TV sound expert Ric Viers, author of The Sound Effects Bible and The Location Sound Biblejoins Kevin Walsh following a workshop Ric gave to Michigan high school students on his 10 Location Sound Commandments, which offer important life-skills as well.  

They discuss:

  • Soft Skills and Reputation-how the most skilled person on the set may not be the one who stays on the set.
  • How Does One Begin as a Sound Guy?
  • Fatherhood and the osmosis of sound-awareness
  • Gathering sound-effects (and where to leave your keys)
  • Publishing a book (after finding a niche)
  • The "Oh Crap" Kit
Direct download: MMD_SoundFX_Expert_RicViers_Dec22_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm EST

Kevin Walsh interviews author and educator Dr. Erik Bean on his most recent books, including:

Rigorous Grading Using Microsoft Word AutoCorrect

WordPress for Student Writing Projects, Grades 6-12

They discuss...

- Overcoming student and teacher fatigue essay-fatigue with the technology

- Student and teacher reactions to new tricks for the old dog of MS Word

- Advantages of blogging for students (and overcoming stage fright)

- Trolling (and how to address them)

- Getting published--five times!

Direct download: MMD_Erik_Bean_Dec2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

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