Sound Engineering


Trained Sound Engineers are required in many sound-related works. They are in radio stations, Production houses for TV shows, Post-production studios, web-authoring Services, Multimedia authoring, DJ shows and Concert live sound, Sports and news production and live telecast, and most prominently, in film production – both on the location and in studios.

At Atharva Institute of Film and Television Mumbai, we believe in imparting core skill set to every student. Our syllabus is under continuous update as new technologies change the existing paradigm of sound recording, editing, mixing, and design. AIFT students pick up the responsibility for the sound design of student films made at the institute.

Course Outline

  • Psycho-acoustic.
  • Basic Electronic.
  • Studio acoustic design.
  • Microphone, Miking Techniques.
  • Understanding Analog and Digital Audio.
  • Signal Path / Amplifiers / Preamps.
  • Equalizer, Gain, Compressors, Gate.
  • Aux sends, Bus Sends.
  • DAW - Pro tool, Nuendo.
  • MIDI.
  • Digital Audio in depth.
  • Audio Post-production.
  • Sound Design.
  • Surround Sound 5.1.
  • Mixing & Mastering Process.
  • Final Practical project.

Student Benefit

  • 8 / 10 students per batch.
  • Studio Visits, Guest lectures.
  • Surround Movie Mixing Sessions.

Career Options

Different Career opportunities for sound engineer and technicians are available in various fields like Radio stations, TV channels, Dubbing studios, Multimedia design, Animation Studio, Advertising firms, Sync Sound Recording, Live events and more. One can opt for specialised work in technical skills such as, Dubbing Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, FOH Engineer. With proper experience he / she can also become studio managers.