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Creates the soundscape of the story, recording all dialogue and as much background sound as possible. There are also roles in sound as part of the post-production process. See the section on Animation, VFX and Post Production information for more details.

The Sound department is responsible for capturing the performers dialogue and location sounds during production.



Entry Level


Entry Level & In-demand

What kind of jobs are available?



What people who work in this department usually bring to the work.


  • Technical knowledge of sound production and equipment, understanding of the post production process.


  • Working experience in film or television in the sound department.

Cable Person

Sound Assistant

Sound Recordist / Mixer (Production & Dubbing)

Cable Puller

Boom Operator

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