This course provides students with an understanding of motion picture sound editing, its processes and basic steps to designing and completing a sound track for a digital media video project. Students will be introduced to principles of Soundscape design including defining types of sounds, basics like sound clip editing, standard dialogue cutting and picture synchronization. Students will learn techniques for analyzing sounds for audience interpretation, beat and pacing techniques, montage sound, documentary style techniques and abstract editing approaches. In addition, students will learn the effect of music on image and the basic principles of a multi-track layering for a final sound mix delivered for picture. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of these techniques through actual editing of projects with Adobe Premiere Pro or Audition.