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Foley and Tech Sound Workshop

Foley & Technical Sound Workshop

Discover how sound can transform a film and bring stories to life with this Studio/Lab event held in partnership with Let’s Make Films (LMF).

FACT Liverpool
88 Wood Street
L1 4DQ
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Studio/Lab, Third Floor


Booking required — £3.50-£7

Join us for an interactive workshop that delves into the fascinating world of audio crafting through recording and post-production hosted by LMF and led by Dr Eddie Dobson (Post Sound Specialist and Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield). Learn about the essential roles and the critical importance of sound in creating compelling films and TV shows. Over 2 hours, we'll explore sound design and introduce you to the art of Foley—where everyday objects become the source of cinematic magic.

This hands-on session will allow you to use professional recording equipment to experiment with creating sound effects. By the end, you’ll have a practical understanding of how sound can support narratives, using post-production software to bring it all together. LMF will also take the sound files and upload them online for the participants to download and play with at home.

Whether you're a budding filmmaker, a sound enthusiast, or just curious about the behind-the-scenes magic of movies, this workshop is perfect for you!

Please note that this event is for those aged 18 and above.


Since 2019, Dr Eddie Dobson has been providing independent audio post production services for film and television, working for clients including Channel 4, Audible, and Spool. Eddie has taught sound and music production since 1998 for several Higher Education institutions including Leeds Conservatoire, and most recently University of Huddersfield (2007-2024).

Eddie’s PhD is on the social psychology of music technology collaboration and creativity within education, and they have a long history of delivering music technology education beyond formal education; as a co-founder and director of the Yorkshire Sound Women Network C.I.C., and curator of numerous summers schools for young people.

As a composer and sound artist, Eddie has performed (Eurorack Synth and Laptop) with the Female Laptop Orchestra and more recently had two new acousmatic works performed in the Greenwich Loudspeaker Orchestra Concert Series and Electric Spring Festival. This summer they will be delivering a sound design course as one of the key tutors on Sound and Music’s In the Making Summer School.

About Studio/Lab

Studio/Lab is a space for creative experimentation that nurtures a vibrant community of artists, researchers and technologists. Located on the top floor, Studio/Lab is dedicated to supporting your practice, creating new work, and providing opportunities to present and test your ideas.

With Studio/Lab membership, enjoy access to a large city-centre workspace including video and sound editing studios, new-generation technology, entry-level immersive kit, and digital production tools. You’ll be able to attend knowledge-sharing opportunities with artists and creatives who have expertise in a wide range of practices, as well as community meetings and socials.

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