Some of the Biggest Names in Video Game Audio at Mountain Recording Retreat

Some of the most exciting things happening in audio today are happening in the world of video games and this year the Mountain Recording Retreat has something really rare and special special: We have John Rodd and Mark Kilborn, a couple of the biggest names in video game audio teaching and mentoring. Not only will you get to to see them teach workshops and participate in a panel discussion, but the intimate setting of the retreat provides lots of opportunity for face to face time with the experts.

Behind the Scenes of Video Game Audio Panel.
call of duty_Some of the most amazing pioneering work in audio is happening in video games. This is a rare chance to get insight into how music and audio are handled in some of the worlds biggest video game franchises. Ronan Chris Murphy (Mafia III, Assassins Creed Brotherhood) will host a panel discussion with audio director and sound designer Mark Kilborn (Call of Duty, Tony Hawk, Forza Motorsport) and music recording and mixing engineer John Rodd (World of Warcraft, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Mass Effect 3, Star Wars Kinect, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, Avatar: The Game, Socom 3).

John and Mark will share some of the techniques and unique challenges in working with audio and music for video games. Get insight into the process and workflow of video games and how working on video game audio is different than the world of making records.
assassins-brotherhoodIn addition to the panel, John Rodd, who worked on hundreds of films and TV shows as the staff Scoring Recordist at the 20th Century Fox scoring stage before going freelance, will also give a talk sharing insights into the world of recording and mixing music for feature films to the wolds biggest video game franchises.

Mark Kilborn will be also be presenting a workshop on unlocking the power of synthesis for sound design and music production.

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