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Jay Rose C.A.S.
Above: 30 year old publicity photo. Right: Now grayer, rounder, more awards, fewer neckties.
My whole career has been about telling stories with sound... or telling stories about sound.
I have been very lucky.
Theatrical film projects include sound design and editing for "For the Love of the Music" (Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, others; Indie 2012), "Polis is This" (John Malkovich, Pete Seeger; Indie 2007), "Two Weeks" (Sally Field, Ben Chaplin, Tom Cavanaugh; MGM, December 2006), plus festival-winning local independent films.
Broadcast programming clients include PBS, Buena Vista Television, Turner, CBS, Group W, A&E Network, Discovery Networks, Comcast (Versus). Corporate clients include IBM, Hewlett Packard, Harvard University, John Hancock.
Spot clients include MGM, Sesame Workshop (CTW), Cains Foods.
- His "Digital Playroom" included multiple high-speed audio workstations, professional video support, with a generous assortment of high-end effects and an immense music and stock sound library. Moved to his private-use facility in 2017.
- Jay has won over 150 major broadcast awards as writer, producer, or director, including 13 Clios and New England Broadcast "Best of Show".
- Before opening the Playroom, Jay was senior Sound Designer at Century III Teleproductions, where his clients included N.B.C., Discovery Channel, Parker Brothers, Max Headroom, U.S.I.A., and national ad agencies.
- Jay also teaches sound design and editorial techniques at venues such as the DV Expo, Toronto NewMedia Expo, and MacWorld, and has lectured before the Audio Engineering Society and the Internation Conference on Auditory Display.
Jay's speciality is audio production techniques for broadcast and multimedia.
- He created and programmed the Broadcast Production software for Eventide's popular DSP-4000 Ultra-Harmonizer, Eclipse, and Orville/H8000 processors.
- He has developed audio processing algorithms for Telos Alliance.
- He is a long-standing member of the design team for Orban's DSE-7000 and Audicy workstations, was the lead developer for Audicy's audio-for-video and broadcast effects subsystems, and was its spokesperson at industry conventions 1989-1999.
- He has consulted on broadcast product design for Lexicon and 25-Seven.
- He has run broadcast production seminars for CBS Radio, the US Air Force, and Universal Studios Florida.
- Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 4th Edition, Focal Press 2014. Now 550 pages plus online files!
- Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 3rd Edition, Focal Press 2008.
- Audio Postproduction for Film and Video, 2nd Edition, Focal Press 2008.
- Audio Postproduction for the DV Filmmaker, CMP Books 2002.
- Producing Great Sound for Digital Video, 2nd Edition (totally revised), CMP Books 2002.
- Producing Great Sound for Digital Video, Miller Freeman 1999.
- Contributing editor and featured columnist, Digital Video Magazine, 12 years
- Founding contributor, ProVideoCoalition, 2 years
- Freelance features in Videography, Recording, IBM Marketplace, DV Full Motion, others.
- Co-author First Book of Macintosh, Everything You Wanted to Know about the Mac, contributor Maclopedia.
- Author of full documentation packages for professional audio products from Orban, Eventide, Aztec, Audiovault, Countryman, Bose, Telos, 25-Seven.
- Written commercials for CBS Radio Stations, Shriner Burns Center (New York "Andy" winners), Group W, Boston Globe, various retail and political accounts.
- Written corporate videos for IBM, Prime Computer, Motorola, AKG Acoustics, Digital Equipment.
17Jul00 and updated