NFTS Scotland Sessions: Storytelling with Sound - Sound Design and Demystifying Soundtracks with Ania Przygoda

Short course


Delivered in the NFTS Scotland Virtual Classroom, accessed via Zoom.  

Often taken for granted, the soundtrack is a vital part of storytelling in film.

In this session, award-winning sound designer, Ania Przygoda explores how the use of sound and music amplifies, shapes and alters narrative. Ania will explain what sound design is and how it can be used to enhance storytelling.  By deconstructing a film soundtrack she will show how it is built, using different elements and layers.

Ania Przygoda is an award-winning sound editor. She won Best Sound Designer at Underwire Film Festival 2014 and was nominated for the prestigious Verna Fields Golden Reel awarded by Motion Picture Sound Editors association in Los Angeles. Ania’s films have won the Palme d’Or in Cannes 2014, Golden Leopard at Locarno Film Festival and San Sebastián International Film Festival 2012, Grand Prix at Tampere Film Festival, Royal Television Society Award in 2013, Golden Mikeldi at ZINEBI Bilbao, Grand Jury Prize at Lille Festival du Cinéma Européen, Best Film at Bogota Short Film Festival, Best UK Short at London Short Film Festival, Grand Prix in Shorts Asia in Tokyo and Huesca. Ania graduated with an MA in Sound Design for Film and Television from the National Film and Television School in the UK in 2013.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Session Fee: £50

How to apply

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