David Sonnenschein

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With degrees in Neurobiology and Music (UCSD) and Cinema/TV (USC), David Sonnenschein applies his unique background to the area of sound design for film and games. His book Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice, and Sound Effects in Cinema has been adopted by schools throughout the world, translated to Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean and will soon be in its second edition including material on interactive media. He is the recipient of the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel, and lectures in Europe, Asia, and South America and online webinars. Founder of www.SoundDesignForPros.com and www.SonicStrategies.com, Sonnenschein began his career making educational films for the University of California and has produced and directed six feature films. Trained as a classical musician, he has expanded into jazz and world music, and practices sound healing. His most recent career move embraces interactive media as developer of the music game app “3 Deaf Mice,” at www.3DeafMice.com, calling upon the player to help the rockin’ rodents create their next hit song through sonic treasure hunts, audio puzzles and creative digital sound processing.