Job Title: Lecturer in Sound Production and Post Production
Company: Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York
Member since: 2011
AES Committee: Convention: 146th
Primary Section: U.K.
Company Website: https://www.york.ac.uk/tftv/staff/academic/mariana-lopez/
Personal Website: http://marianajlopez.wordpress.com
LinkedIn Address: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/mariana-lopez/96/290/9a2
Twitter Name: @Mariana_J_Lopez
Mariana is a researcher in the fields of acoustical heritage and sound design.
In 2019, Mariana Lopez was presented with the AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the 146th AES Convention in Dublin.
Mariana has a background in music and sound design. Her MA dissertation focussed on exploring the creation of a new format of sonic art entitled 'audio film' that may be considered as an alternative to Audio Description. In 2013 she completed her PhD at the University of York on the importance of acoustical studies to further our understanding of the York Mystery Plays.
She leads the Enhancing Audio Description project which looks into how sound design techniques and binaural audio can be used to make films accessible to visually impaired audiences.
Mariana is currently a Lecturer in Sound Production and Postproduction at the University of York.
She's also the Chair of the AES British section.
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