San Francisco, CA (August 24, 2012)—SPARS, the Society of Professional Audio Recording Services, will expand its Speed Mentoring sessions for the 133rd AES Convention being held in San Francisco, October 26-29, 2012.
The Ask SPARS sessions will take place on Saturday, October 27, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. and will feature more than 26 industry professionals in the fields of Gaming, Live Sound/Live Recording, Manufacturing, Mastering, Sound for Picture and Studio Production. The mentors will meet with participants face-to-face in small groups to offer advice, share experience and answer questions about the industry and careers.
The Ask SPARS sessions are made possible with the support of AES, the Game Audio Network Guild (GANG), Manhattan Producers Association (Manhat Pro) and the Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), as well as the cooperation of the mentors.
SPARS will also be offering complimentary exhibit passes to members and supporters in the days leading up to the convention.
The following mentors are registered to attend:
Elise Baldwin, Audio Director, Electronic Arts/Maxis, Inc.
Paul Lipson, Music/Audio Director, Microsoft
Dren McDonald, Sound Designer, Composer, nerdtracks.com
Tom Salta, Game and Movie Composer
Deanne Franklin, Live Sound Mixer
David Hewitt, Remote Recording Producer/Engineer
Lauretta Molitor, Film Sound Recordist
Bob Skye, Skyelabs
Chris Estes, Inventor of Endless Analog, CLASP
Dave Hampton, MATKCorporation, Author, Producer, Engineer
Andrew Hollis, Service Engineer, SSL
Chris Spahr, Northeast Marketing Manager, Sennheiser
Richard Warp, Interactive Music Curriculum Developer
David Glasser, Chief Engineer, Airshow Mastering
Scott Hull, Owner ScottHullMastering formerly Masterdisk Mastering
Piper Payne, Mastering Engineer, Michael Romanowski Mastering/Coast Recorders
Michael Romanowski, Owner, Michael Romanowski Mastering/Coast Recorders
Steve Horowitz, Music Composer, Sound Designer
Eric Johnson, Executive Producer-Music + Sound, Trailblazer Studios
Kyrsten Mate, Sound Designer and Sound Effects Editor at Skywalker Sound
Leslie Mona-Mathus, Senior Audio Engineer for ABC News Advertising and Promotion
Shawn Murphy, Scoring Mixer
Chris Bell, Chief Engineer, Blade Studios
David Bowles, Producer/Engineer, Swineshead Productions, LLC
Neil Dorfsman, Producer/Engineer
Pat McMakin, Director of Operations, Ocean WayStudios,Nashville
Mark Rubel, Owner, Pogo Studio, Audio Director at Eastern Illinois University’s Doudna Arts Center