Audio for Moving Image


No4, the audio division of Windmill Lane, is the largest and busiest audio facility of it’s kind in Ireland servicing the Irish and international advertising, film, TV, radio and animation industries with award winning sound design, editing, ADR, mixing, composition, recording, foley, etc.. with credits on shows such as: DangerMouse, Micronauts, Octonauts, Henry Hugglemonster, GoJetters, Littlest Pet Shop, Peter Rabbit, Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja, My Little Pony and many more.

Fionan Higgins and Mick Creedon will run this masterclass taking an in depth look at the creative methods and workflows for three key sectors:

Audio For Feature Films

  • Initial spotting session
  • Sound library gathering
  • Sound editing Dialog and FX
  • ADR spotting, recording & fitting
  • Premixing Dial and FX
  • Final mix
  • Deliverables

Audio For Animation

  • Features vs Episodic animation
  • Picture Process vs Audio process
  • Dialog process for animation
  • SFX spotting session/creative outline
  • Sound Design/Sound library building
  • Sound Editing
  • Music and building themes
  • Dialog vs Music vs SFX = the Mix
  • Deliverables and foreign language dubbing

Audio For Commercials

  • The creative crossover between commercials vrs longford projects i.e. Feature, drama animation Documentary etc
  • Technology and equipment
  • Commercials audio workflows and considerations
  • The creative input & the client factor
  • What studios such as No4 bring to the table
  • Legal considerations
  • Broadcast considerations

Admission: Free event | booking will be open one week before workshop starts

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Fionán Higgins

Fionán Higgins is a Senior Sound Engineer and Dialogue Editor in Number 4, and with over 20 years’ experience has worked on some of the best drama and feature projects to have come out of Ireland and the UK in recent years (Maze, Black 47, The Young Offenders) Fionán has worked on a number of BBC dramas, such as Ripper Street, Vexed, The Silence, Inspector George Gently, and RTE drama’s like Love/Hate, as well as numerous series for Sky, ITV, and TG4.

Mick Creedon

Mick joined Windmill in 2013 as a senior sound engineer and is now Number 4’s Head of Audio. Mick works on all aspects of audio but is most comfortable in the commercials arena where he enjoys bringing the visuals to life. Mick comes from a musical background which helps creatively when putting sound to picture for Commercials. Mick has worked on a large catalogue of campaigns for brands such as: Toyota, Aldi, Bank of Ireland, Nissan, RSA, Tesco Mobile, BMW,VHI and Virgin Media.