Taona Nyandoro

Sound Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
Heidelberg, Germany
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

-Executive sound designer for 'Nanaira' film nominated for 'Best Experimental Film' at the 2019 Sharjah Film Platform in the United Arab Emirates. -Focus on experimental electronic music production and field recordings for emerging and established brands. Currently use a ZOOM H5N,two rifle microphones and Ableton as my mobile set-up. -Inspired by sound art installation methodologies targeted at individuals with limited audio gear and producers with an aesthetic similar to minimal experimental music labels.

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Skills

  • Audio Design
  • Max MSP
  • Social Engagement
  • Art Direction
  • Ableton 9
  • Creative Team
  • Mentoring
  • Microsoft Word
  • Design Research
  • Electronic Music

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Self Employed

    • R

      Reps Theatre

      Work history

      Currently

      Audio Programmer:DSP & Max4Live

      Self Employed

      Jan 2018
      • Germany
      • Freelance
      • - Interface and systems development through MAX4Live software API for Data Sonification. Ableton LOM and GitHub contributor for Max Objects. -Microsoft Visual Basic C++ : Front and back-end development for cafeteria sales interface .[White and black-box testing]

      Currently

      Sound Designer

      Self Employed

      Jan 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Sound Design and Acoustics - 2017 Acoustic Design: Control and Live-Room Academic Schematics under SAE Cape Town. - SFX design for Zimbabwe Fashion Revolution project on Conscious Fashion and Sustainability. - June 2019 Layers Exhibition Sound Design for British Council Zimbabwe. - Active Field Recording Contributor - https://freesound.org/people/Taona/ Audio Production - Debut album release in 2019 artist tape and digital distribution deal under German IDM label, Temporise Records. - Foley,Field Recording & Mixing for Sharjah Film Platform nominated collaborative experimental film, Nanaira [U.A.E].Recording Engineer for Soundtrack and VO Production.

      2014

      Lighting Technician Assistant

      Reps Theatre

      Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
      • Zimbabwe
      • Internship
      • DMX routing on Chauvet Stage Designer 50 Lighting Controller. Gaffer Boy and calibration of light rigging system and cable networking according to Zimbabwean theatre safety standards.

      Education

      2019

      Audio Music Production

      SAE Institute London

      Sep 2017 - Jul 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • I have been studying audio production and sound design with a split amount of time between SAE campuses based in Cape Town and London. My recent and final university trimester saw me researching how I could aesthetically and technologically enhance an immersive audio-visual installation using sonification and visual overlays.

      2019

      Audio Music Production

      SAE Institute Cape Town

      Feb 2016 - Jul 2019
      • Cape Town, South Africa
      • Began studying audio production and sound design in Cape Town before being granted a transfer to London based upon a choice to be further exposed to more sound production resources and facilities.

      Awards

      2013

      Dstv/Eutelsat Star Award

      Eutelsat Africa

      • Drafted a written rudimental framework on how satellites can help change Africa for Dstv/Eutelsat partnership competition and being placed as runner-up in Zimbabwe as part of SADC district.