Deconstructing the Soundtrack: A School of Sound Masterclass

24 – 25 November 2018

LFS is proud to collaborate with The School of Sound on this two-day masterclass series. The sessions are aimed at those working in screen-based media, offering three further perspectives on the use of sound and music in filmmaking.

With particular relevance for directors, writers and producers as well as sound designers, editors and composers. [more]

Audio Forum – Belgrade

16 – 17 November 2018

Audio Forum takes place once a year with the purpose of educating participants in the field of music production and sound design. In addition to lectures, students have the opportunity to engage in panel discussions with guests, develop their own projects during practical workshops and try out some of the latest pieces of audio equipment provided by local distributors. [more]

VFX Computer Graphics Conference

22 – 26 October 2018

VIEW Conference is the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, VR and AR, Gaming and VFX. VIEW 2017 will continue to focus on exploring the increasingly fluid boundary between real and digital worlds. Through lectures, meetings, tributes, exhibits, screenings and demo presentations VIEW will reveal the new digital frontier sweeping from cinema to architecture, from automotive design to advertisement, from medicine to videogames.

This year’s VIEW Conference features composer Hans Zimmer. [more]

Kino Otok Isola Cinema

6 – 10 June 2018
Isola, Slovenia

Editing and Sound Design at Slovenian Festival, Special Guest Paul Davies

This year’s Kino Otok – Isola International Film Festival, on the coast of Slovenia, puts a special emphasis on film sound and editing. The FOCUS event will feature masterclasses, case studies and exercises with British Sound Designer Paul Davies (You Were Never Really Here), director Rati Oneli (City of the Sun), Serbian Sound Designer Dragan von Petrovic (Aleksi) and Slovenian Sound Designer Julij Zornik (Comic Sans, The High Sun). [more]

Shanghai – Narrative Filmmaking Fundamentals

16 July – 10 August 2018
Shanghai, China

Introduction to Narrative Filmmaking

A four-week practical course teaching narrative filmmaking. Modules include directing, scriptwriting, cinematography, editing and sound recording/design.

More details to follow.

For information, email

NFTS Short Course – Sound Design

17 – 20 September 2018
National Film and Television School
Beaconsfield, UK

Introduction to Sound Design for Narrative Filmmaking

A 4-day practical workshop deconstructing the soundtrack, exploring how each component of sound expresses character, place and story, and how the practical application of these concepts positions the audience in relation to the screen and the narrative. The talks and exercises will help you become aware of how the soundtrack should be part of an organic collaboration of all aspects of a film production and allow you to re-evaluate the role of sound design in filmmaking. [more]

Sound Recording & Design for Film, Ouagadougou: 2-week workshop

3-18 February 2018
Institut Imagine
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The School of Sound is working with Gaston Kaboré and his Institut Imagine in Ouagadougou in offering this 2-week workshop exploring sound techniques for narrative filmmaking.

The course will be taught by Rod Stoneman (previously Head of the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway), sound editor/designer Adele Fletcher and sound recordist/designer/mixer Philippe Ciompi.