NYU professor Scott Hirsch is a sound designer, an editor for film and video, and an audio engineer.
Scott Hirsch is a sound designer, an editor and mixer for film and video, a musician, and an audio engineer. Scott's straightforward approach to teaching professional audio concepts, including applications such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Reason, has brought indispensable knowledge and boundless creativity to his students. As a sound designer, editor, and mixer for film and video, his selected credits include sound design for the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival special jury mention, Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, and director Jonathan Caouette's short All Flowers in Time. He was the sound effects editor on the 2012 feature The Comedy, Sundance 2011 and IFC feature Septien, and Outfest 2013 outstanding screenwriting and best dramatic feature winner, Test. Scott was the supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer on Cannes Film Festival 2012 and SXSW best short winner The Chair, Seattle Film Festival short film winner Mobile Homes, and cult favorite Plagues & Pleasures of the Salton Sea, as well as countless other narrative films and documentaries. Musically, he engineers and plays multiple instruments with the bands Hiss Golden Messenger, Family Band, and his own project Dunedin Dunedin. Scott received his master's degree in music technology from New York University, where he concentrated his studies on 3D and spatial audio. He is an adjunct professor at NYU's Music Technology department and at Stephen F. Austin State University's Sound Recording Technology program. Scott is the coauthor of the Wiley/Sybex book Pro Tools® 7 Session Secrets: Professional Recipes for High-Octane Results.