Every movie needs sound, even silent films had pianists or orchestras performing background music. The following video describes the main points of sound: ambient or location sound (includes sound effects/foley sound), dialogue and background music.

Big Shorts – Filmmaking Challenge from stillmotion on Vimeo.

This video has a VIMEO film challenge attached to it, which you can certainly follow through on if you wish!

Media Programs in University & College

Here are some links to the various colleges and universities that offer media programs.

Ryerson School of Image Arts

Ryerson School of Radio and Television Arts

Sheridan Media Arts Program

Niagara College School of Media and Design

Mohawk College Media and Entertainment Programs

Vancouver Film School