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Pro Tools • Logic Pro • Wwise • SoundMiner • iZotope RX 

 

Premiere • Final Cut • Photoshop • Lightroom • InDesign • Canva

A Bit About Me (pun intended)

I am a Sound Designer, Audio Engineer, and Filmmaker soaking up everything I can about film audio, recording and post. Though a Syracuse native, I've built a temporary home base at the University of Rochester. Upon graduation, I'll be continuing my work with Sound Rebels, LLC in sound editorial (LA).

I've been fortunate to collaborate with amazing animators, filmmakers, and composers from the University of Rochester, RIT School of Film and Animation, Eastman School of Music, and Nazareth College. From dark, ambient designs and magical underwater soundscapes to an auditorium full of happy babies and quirky comedies in the woods, I love creating dynamic worlds that can transport, immerse and entertain. No matter the environment, I'm always game for new ideas, new styles, and especially new sounds.

My Story

Summer 2022

August 2021 - present

Summer 2021

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This summer, I took a dive into Hollywood as the Post-Production Sound Intern at Sound Rebels, LLC! I worked primarily in sound editorial and design for 4 animated television series and 2 animated features, while helping out with a handful of other exciting projects.

Sound Rebels is an audio post studio specializing in sound design, editing and mixing for animation, working with clients at Nickelodeon, Netflix, Dreamworks, and Warner Bros.

I am a Teaching Assistant for Professor and two-time NY Emmy Award Winner, Rob LaVaque. The courses I support are centered around sound design & composition; course content includes Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Wwise, hard/software synths, MIDI history, basic field recording, sound editing, mixing and more.

I interned at Girls Rock! Rochester as the Audio Technician and Videographer. I independently completed pre-pro, production, and video/audio post for The Mixtape Showcase (58m). I was responsible for shooting and editing music videos, interviews, and camp recaps, designing graphics, recording live performances and mixing demos for each band. I also made this stop motion promo for the 10k for 10 years fundraiser.

Collaborative Audio/Video  for RIT School of Animation Student Films, After Hours A Capella, Her Campus at Rochester

Peer Career Advisor/Marketing & Communications Specialist for @urcareercenter

Social Media Director & Videographer for The Social Distanced Showcase

Graphic Designer for UR Program of Dance and Movement

Video Editor for Upstate NYI

Floor Staff at Regal Cinemas

Highlighted Coursework

The Art of Film

Media Studies

Video Art

Directing

Screenwriting

Comics and the Moving Image*

Films of the Golden Age

African Film, Media & Culture

Language for Advertising

Guilt: The Films of Hitchcock and Allen

Teenage Representation On-Screen

Film As Object

Design Fundamentals: Animation*

FILM

Sound Design

Audio for Visual Media

Film Audio Production

The Art and Technology of Recording

Critical Listening for Audio Production

Stereo Microphone Technique

Intro to Audio Engineering  

Audio for Gaming

Podcasting*

Sound for Stage*

Introduction to Music Theory

Music Theory I & II

Keyboarding Skills I

AUDIO & MUSIC

Acting for Camera*

Acting Techniques

Voice for the Actor

Movement for the Actor*

Technical Theater

Incarceration Nation

Feminism and Social Justice

20th Century Storytelling

*in progress

OTHER

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