Training Ground
On the 22nd of June, Sound and Music Hub is back to FEST PRO Program

FEST PRO - a week of networking, masterclasses, conferences and debates guided by established professionals from the film and audiovisual sector, is back to the beautiful seaside town of Espinho between the 19th and 26th of June.

On the 22nd of June, FEST PRO presents a special program at Auditório Música de Espinho: the second edition of Sound and Music Hub. 

Focused solely on Sound and Music for Film, the day will count with masterclasses and case studies, led by the best professionals on composing music for films, supervising composing music for films, and immersive sound editing and mixing, as well as networking activities.

In 2023, this esteemed event will present a lineup of distinguished industry experts. Among them are John Rogerson, a Bafta TV Award nominee for Best Sound for his outstanding work on "Forces of Nature with Brian Cox"; Kle Savidge, a highly regarded music supervisor, known for his involvement in two Oscar-nominated films and BAFTA-winning productions; Tristin Norwell, an accomplished composer and producer known for his contributions to TV series like "Killing Eve," "Tiny Star,"; and Eddy Joseph, a BAFTA Award-winning sound editor with an impressive and acclaimed portfolio.

Sound and Music Hub Program (22nd June, Espinho)

10:30am - 12:00pm
A genre marching to its own beat: sound mixing and design in documentary (John Rogerson)

In this session, John Rogerson will guide you through the intricacies of sound mixing for documentary films. With over 20 years of experience in post-production sound, Rogerson will share his expertise on working with dialogue, sound effects, music, and ambience to create a rich and immersive sound experience. You'll learn practical tips and techniques for balancing audio track levels, reducing background noise, and enhancing the emotional impact of your documentary through the creative use of sound.

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Eddy Joseph - 
Details on the session to be announced soon

4:00pm - 5:30pm - Harmonizing Story and Sound: Maximizing Music's Impact in Film (Tristin Norwell)

Dive into the world of film scoring and music editing with Tristin Norwell as he shares a comprehensive exploration of the intricate relationship between picture, sound and music. Norwell will shed light on the nuances of creating and editing versatile musical pieces that can seamlessly blend with a narrative, enhance the mood, and captivate audiences. This class is an essential guide for filmmakers looking to make their music more adaptable and resonant in the world of film.

6pm to 7:30pm - From Concept to Completion: A Comprehensive Guide to Music Supervision (Kle Savidge)

Join acclaimed music supervisor Kle Savidge as she reveals the ins and outs of music supervision from concept to completion. This comprehensive masterclass will explore the creative, technical, and legal aspects of music in film, providing you with the tools and knowledge needed to create a memorable and impactful soundtrack. Ideal for filmmakers, producers, composers, and music industry professionals looking to expand their skillset.