144th AES CONVENTION Presenters: Mariana Lopez

AES Milan 2018 Presenter or Author

Mariana Lopez

Mariana Lopez

Primary Affiliation: University of York - York, UK

Mariana has a background in music, sound design and acoustics. Her MA dissertation (University of York) focused on exploring the creation of a new format of sonic art entitled ‘audio film’ that may be considered as an alternative to Audio Description for visually impaired audiences. In 2013 she completed her PhD at the University of York on the importance of virtual acoustics to further our understanding of medieval drama. In 2014 she joined the CoDE Research Institute at Anglia Ruskin University and in 2015 she was promoted to Senior Research Fellow. In 2016 she moved back to York to start a position as Lecturer in Sound Production and Post Production at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television. At York she leads the Masters in Postproduction with Sound Design. Mariana is active in the field of sound design, having worked on a number of short films, theatre productions and installations. She is the Chair of the Audio Engineering Society British Section.

More Info: https://marianajlopez.wordpress.com/

Session List

May 24: T10: From Seeing to Hearing: Sound Design and Spatialization for Visually Impaired Film Audiences (Presenter)

May 26: T27: Hearing the Past: Using Acoustic Measurement Techniques and Computer Models to Study Heritage Sites (Presenter)

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