Saturday, June 12, 2021

Progressive Enterprises Sound Studios - Week 2

Week 2 -> 6 hours
Tested PA system, digitally transferred/restored cassette tape using SoundForge, made test video in iMovie, created tracks in Logic for further restoration, tested two video projectors, loaded equipment for gig

Hadassah Project Week 1

Intern report: Week number, hours worked, brief description of work.

Week 1 
7hrs Worked

Had kickoff meeting with Mike and Hadassah
- went over goals for the project 
- shared social media credentials 
- set up indeprenuer profile 
Indeprenuer
- completed introduction 
- completed the buddy system courses 

Friday, June 11, 2021

Westmoreland Cultural Trust Week 1

Evangeline Orlosky
Week 1 June 7-11 2021
25 Hours
Picked up signs for the concert, booked food trucks, scanned and fixed PDF's of concert contracts, set up concert both audio and seating, mixed monitors, bartender, tore down. 

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

UMC Church Audio 12.5 Hours
Rehearsal with praise team for Sunday services. set up outdoor system for Cookstown service. Run the system for both Cookstown and New Egypt UMC. Take inventory of audio and visual equipment of both churches.

Ryan Zimmerman - Internship with Joe Trojcak - Week 1

Friday, June 4

Session from 1 - 6 pm

  • arrived at 12:20 pm
  • Intro to studio
    • toured around the different rooms
    • Joe explained the functions of each
  • Prepped for June 5 wedding gig
    • tested/packed mics/cables/table/music stand
  • Sat in on Jacob Vettori recording session
    • tracked synth strings for 2 songs
    • met engineer Ryan Frantz
      • does live sound at Appalachian Brewing Company and elsewhere
        • explained how cleaning up is needed there
        • will bring me to do live sound eventually
      • will provide later dates for doing live sound for Pentagon (name of well-known Harrisburg cover band) performances
    • watched recording of first song
    • assisted with recording second song
    • as a group, discussed future plans for Jacob Vettori
      • copyright process
      • promotion of his EP
        • calls to radio stations, podcasts, etc.
  • Was told to research Drew Zimmerman and his band August Winter
    • new videos recently posted
    • new album to be released in August

Saturday, June 5

Wedding gig at Hershey Gardens
  • 9:40 am
    • arrive at studio
  • 10 - 10:20 am
    • loaded previously prepped equipment into van
    • loaded other necessary items
      • keyboard, keyboard stand, two chairs, carts for carrying equipment
  • 10:30 am
    • depart from studio
  • 10:54 am
    • arrive at Hershey Gardens
  • 11 - 11:45 am
    • Put equipment on carts / wheel into wedding area
    • Set up / soundcheck
  • 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
    • Final preparations / waiting
  • 12:35 pm
    • wedding guests arrive
    • Joe starts playing piano
      • adjust sound level of piano
  • 12:55 pm
    • wedding ceremony begins
    • watch ceremony
  • 1 pm
    • ceremony ends
    • Joe plays piano
      • adjust sound level
      • turn pages when needed
    • take some pictures
  • 1:30 - 2 pm
    • tear down / load up
  • 2 pm
    • depart from Hershey Gardens
  • 2:25 pm
    • return to studio
    • unload van
  • 2:40 pm
    • receive instructions for next week
    • depart from studio
Easy gig, brought much more equipment than we needed (cables, extra mics). We brought a wireless mic with the intention of the minister, bride and groom using it, but we ended up not needing it (wedding party was about 20 people in a small outdoor space). The only thing I ended up having to adjust the sound for was Joe's piano, depending on what song he was playing.


Above: the view of the wedding area from behind our workstation. Joe sat at the piano while I sat at the table to his right.


Above: view of Joe playing piano after the ceremony while wedding guests were taking photos.

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My next interning day will be Thursday, June 10.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Triforce Pro Audio Week 1

Intern report: Week number, hours worked, brief description of work.

Week 1
17 hours worked
I edited and bounced senior showcase theatre sessions for CASA, helped with Adopt-a-Block, and prepped and helped run sound for a live gig at the Vineyard at Hershey.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 16

For my last week at Final Focus Productions, I started on the new editing plan for the CC project, part of which was supposed to be due Saturday, but they ended up pushing the deadline for everything back to June 5th.  My internship is over, but I'll be finishing this project and a new project over the next month. (14 hrs)

Thursday, May 20, 2021

trumpet gurus week 16

listened to the podcast and pulled the highlight clip. approx. 9 hours. 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Lars Tetens Week 13

 Week 13, 20 hours. A lot of my time was taken up by working on character animator. I also met another one of Lars' artists named Fitted Kub. We spent two hours listening to his music going through what was worth working on more. I will be working with him more once Justis music video is done

Monday, May 17, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 15

I spent what time I had this week working on the CC project, which is due May 21st (lucky me).  I spent a lot of time trying to figure out what codec the video files were in, and once I had figured that out, I spent way too much time trying to fix the files.  I edited 2 songs together, but most of the detail work needs to be finished, and I have a meeting today about parts of the project being far out of scope for what we can reasonably deliver on Friday.  (12 hrs)  Next week will be my last week interning with FFP, but I'll be continuing to help with projects going forward.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Pillar+Aught Week 15

Week 15 5/10 - 5/16

During my last week interning with Pillar+Aught, I had a publishing project.  I compiled submission packets for a client's manuscript.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 14

Had a meeting with Steve and the client for CC on Thursday to talk about the upcoming project I'll be editing next week.  (3 hrs)

Monday, May 10, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 15

Watched the podcast and pulled the highlight clip early this week. Also finished more sound fx and sent those into the drive folder. 9 hours Approx. 

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Lars Tetens Music week 12

Week 12, 20 hours worked, This week I worked on the music video for Justis Bratt and created all the backgrounds for the music video. I also started a new project with one of Lars' other artists named Alazandra. I set up a mic and a guitar petal for her for a "live show" I started to engineer it on Friday and will be creating a live music video for her aswell. 

Pillar+Aught Week 14

Week 14 5/3 - 5/7

During my fourteenth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I researched release management systems.  In addition, I met with my supervisor.  I currently have a publishing project.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Trumpet Gurus week 14

Went to Lancaster to be a guest on the podcast in a special episode featuring me and Mitch. Also watched the podcast and pulled the highlight clip. Approx. 9 hours. 

Monday, May 3, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 13

On Monday morning, I made some minor changes to the PWW project that the client was going to be uploading on Tuesday.  On Wednesday, I rendered down a version of the music video I edited for PWW to share on social media, as well as an mp3 of the song.  I had a meeting with Steve about invoicing and future projects on Thursday.  (3 hrs)

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Lars Tetens Music week 11

Week 11, 15 hours. I have the first thirty seconds done in the Justis Bratt music video. I have been using adobe character animator to animate the music video and using adobe photoshop and illustrator to create the characters. 

Pillar+Aught Week 13

Week 13 4/26 - 5/2

During my thirteenth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I sent back my research from last week.  In addition, I had to review a screenplay and write a synopsis.  

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 13

Listened to the podcast, and pulled multiple highlight clips. Then edited them together into a highlight reel. Started on new ambient sound beds for potential commercial breaks. Approx. 9 hours. 

Trumpet Gurus Week 12 - April 22

Listened to the podcast, pulled the highlight clips, and uploaded them to the drive. Also created some more sound fx options in Ableton live. Also had an internship wrap meeting with Jose and mitch. Approx. 9 hours.  

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 12

I spent most of this week completing the PWW project, which will be premiering in a couple days.  On Tuesday, I helped Steve set up and run cameras for a recorded choir concert in Carlisle.  I will be editing that project soon.  I also helped briefly on-location at PWW to fix some of Steve's audio issues during recording. (42 hrs)

Pillar+Aught Week 12

Week 12 4/19 - 4/25

During my twelfth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I had two main research projects about screenwriting and one about dramatic feature films. 

Lars Tetens music week 10

Week 10, 20 hours. I have all the characters made for the music video. This week I'm going to be working on putting the movements together and the lips synced to the music. 

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 11

This week I edited 17 more seminars for the PWW project. (19 hrs)

Lars Tetens Music week 9

Week 9, 20 hours worked. This week I have been creating characters for an animated music video for one of Lars's consulting clients. 

Pillar+Aught Week 11

Week 11 4/12 - 4/18

During my eleventh week interning with Pillar+Aught, I had two main research projects.  I compiled information to help a future film project.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 11

Listened to podcast, pulled multiple clips and edited them together into another highlight reel. Jose sent me trumpet tracks for the music that I've been making so this week I pulled those into Ableton, mixed them into the tracks, then mastered the tracks and sent them back to Jose. 9 hours approx. 

Monday, April 12, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 10

This week I edited 11 videos for the PWW project.  (14 hrs)

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Pillar+Aught Week 10

Week 10 4/5 - 4/11

During my tenth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I created several spreadsheets.  A client wanted a few lists of publishing companies and literary agencies for an upcoming project.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 10

Listened to the podcast and pulled multiple clips then edited them together into the highlight reel. Also finished up more potential music for the podcast. 9 hours approx.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Lars Tetens Music Week 8

Lars Tetens Music week 8 20 hours. 
This week I was working on the animated music video for the song I was working on the week previous. It got done on Saturday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwlw2roM0EE&t=115s 
I will be working on another music video for one of his artists next week 

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Pillar+Aught Week 9

Week 9 3/29 - 4/4

During my ninth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I finished up a few research projects.  In addition, I received some new projects.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 9

Monday: team meeting.  Went to PWW job site to set up.  (5 hrs)

Tuesday: finished PWW setup.  (7 hrs)

Wednesday: filming segments for PWW project w/ Steve.  (8 hrs)

Thursday: filming more segments for PWW project w/Steve.  He won't need me in-person past today and I'll be editing the seminars after he films them.  (6 hrs)

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Trumpet Gurus week 9

Watched podcast and pulled multiple clips then edited them together for the highlight clip this week. Worked on music for the podcast as well in Ableton live. Approx. 9 hours 

Monday, March 29, 2021

Lars Tetens Music week 7

Lars Tetens Music Week 7- 13 hours The song I was editing last week proved to be more difficult but we are making great progress. I started to work with Adobe Animate and learn the program to work more on the music video next week 

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Final Focus Productions, Week 8

Monday: team meeting.  I then did touch-up edits all day as the client reviewed my first version of the NHS/NJHS project.  I exported and submitted my final cut. (6 hrs)

Pillar+Aught Week 8

Week 8 3/22 - 3/28

During my eighth week interning with Pillar+Aught, I had a few research projects.  In addition, I collected basic information for local production companies for future projects.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 8

Watched podcast and pulled highlight clip. Had a wrap session meeting with Jose and Mitch. 9 hours approx. 

Monday, March 22, 2021

Lars Tetens Music Week 6

Week 6, 16 hours.
This week I finished editing the video I made last week and gave it to Lars to look over and post on his youtube channel. I started the new project and moved and went through all the audio files given. I started to change the song on the beat and make new verses with what was given. I am still working on that song and I plan to start the next song next week. 

Final Focus Productions, Week 7

Monday: team meeting.  Did rough editing of 2 sections of NHS project. (4 hrs)

Wednesday: edited NHS project after looking at client feedback. (7 hrs)

Thursday: edited AE sections of NHS project, and more in Premiere. (7 hrs)

Friday: edited and exported a draft of NHS project for client review. (4 hrs)

Saturday: minor edit fixes on NHS project. (1 hr)

Sunday: AE work and final Premiere editing for final(?) cut of NHS project. (7 hrs)

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Pillar+Aught Week 7

Week 7 3/15 - 3/21

During my seventh week interning with Pillar+Aught I started a new research project for a network.  

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 6

Listened to the podcast, pulled two highlight clips. Started to make edits on the podcast music that I made in Ableton Live. 9 hours approx. 

Monday, March 15, 2021

Lars Tetens Music

Week 5, 10 hours worked. 
I went to work and Lars wanted to re-record one of the songs that we recorded the week before and 3 new songs to add to the "Live Show" youtube video I was editing. We recorded those songs. I started putting the new songs into the video I was putting together when I realized the songs didn't sound cohesive enough so I went back into the program and fix that. Lars also said since I had a mask on people couldn't tell if I was singing or not so I put background vocals in all the songs. I put all the audios back into the video editing system. I'm going to finish editing the video when I go in next week. He also brought to my attention a future project we will be working on. A freestyle rapper tragically passed away and his family wanted to make his raps into songs so we will be creating a chorus and getting in contact with animators to animate the rapper in his music videos.  

Final Focus Productions, week 6

Monday: team meeting (2 hrs)

Wednesday: worked on file management for Reach NHS/NJHS project (4 hrs)

Friday: more file management and rough editing for NHS/NJHS project (2 hrs)

Sunday: more editing for NHS/NJHS project (2 hrs)

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Pillar+Aught Week 6

Week 6 3/8 - 3/14

During my sixth week interning with Pillar+Aught I continued with my research about unions.  In addition, I started a new research project about traveling with teachers during film shoots for students.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 5

Pulled highlight clip for the podcast. Worked on more music bed options for the podcast in Ableton Live. Approx. 9 hours. 

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Final Focus Productions, week 5

Monday: Team meeting. (2 hrs)

Tuesday: Zoom meeting with Steve to talk about Harvest, Screenlight, etc. (2 hrs)

Wednesday: Went to Steve's church to consult on his livestream setup. (3 hrs)

Thursday: Edited and exported raw footage from the AEAP shoot.  The rest of the editing will be pending review notes. (3 hrs)

Pillar+Aught Week 5

Week 5 3/1 - 3/7

My fifth week interning with Pillar+Aught consisted of one new research project.  I am compiling research about working with unions such as WGA, AEA, and SAG.  

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Trumpet Gurus Week 4

Pulled highlight for the podcast and produced another track in Ableton live for the podcast. 11 hours approx.