Ever wondered how you go from Civil Engineering student to producing and recording audio in amazing locations for some of the worlds biggest and greatest AAA games?
Well, it all starts with a passion, a decision and a good education. We chat with former JMC student and head of Audio at Ubisoft Montreal, Aldo Sampaio, about just how he climbed to the top and some of his greatest experiences along the way.
What kick-started your interest in audio engineering and sound production?
"When I was young, my best friend and I used to record music just for fun. We would record until the early hours of the morning! I wanted to know how to make the recordings sound better, so I started reading lots of audio recording technique and sound gear books.
"I got really fascinated in how you can capture the emotion of a great performance.
"While learning about the art of sound production, I soon realised that this was just the tip of the iceberg and that there is so much you can do in this industry from sound design for film to mixing live sound in a pub."
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