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Nicolas Fernandez

Nicolas Fernandez is an audio engineer, music producer and musician with a passion for the world of audio, sound design, music, and digital media; fields that he believes are essential in the construction of a better society where social media, ethics and storytelling play a major role in the search of a more transparent and […]

Gabriel Mielnik

Gabriel Mielnik is a media composer & sound designer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil and originally from Berkeley, CA. After years spent in his room experimenting with audio on his own, Gabriel started his career in 2011 as an assistant in A9 Audio, a prominent Brazilian music production agency, where he scored his first commercials, […]

Tommy Wu

I am an artist and composer from Taiwan, now based in LA, with experience in album production, multidisciplinary teamwork, and audio mixing. work covers various styles with consistency between scenes and sounds, reflecting my creative, observant, and detail- oriented mind. I am very passionate about creating magnificent vibes for audiences. Now studying at UCLA Extension […]

Miles Caraker

Miles is a senior at San Francisco State University, where he is studying for his bachelors degree in Cinema. He has long been fascinated with sound design and music, and hopes to move into game audio following his graduation. After two spending two decades immersed in the sounds of films like Star Wars, Lord of the […]

Forrest Balman

BIO Hello, my name is Forrest Balman and I am a candidate for a Bachelor’s of Music in composition at San Francisco State University. Having been exposed to jazz during early childhood, I did not hesitate to begin learning how to play jazz guitar and more. In my teenage years, I began teaching guitar privately […]

Gin Qin

  Born in 1992 in Shanxi, China, Jin Qin has studied music in China and in the US for over 15 years. Classically trained since the age of 9, and he was admitted to the music department to study piano performance and composition at Shanxi University in 2011. In sophomore year, Jin won the second […]

Greer McGettrick

My name is Greer McGettrick. I’m a visual artist and musician/composer currently working toward a Masters of Art in music composition at San Francisco State University. I took Steve Horowitz’s Scoring for Video Game class in fall of 2017 and really enjoyed learning the different philosophy of scoring for a video game than for film. […]

Brendan Wolf

Brendan Wolf is a US composer, jazz pianist, and audio producer born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. At age 17, he recorded his first album “The End of the Beginning” and performed with “The Starlighters” Jazz Quintet for several years in Santa Barbara while studying at UCSB. Brendan is currently pursuing a Masters […]

Jerome Rossen

Jerome Rossen is a composer, songwriter and audio producer. He is best known as the composer for the Happy Tree Friends, a web-based, independent, cult sensation recognized as the most-viewed web series of all time, with over 2 billion video views. Jerome has created music for over 25 video games, most recently for kids games. […]

Lev Strider

My name is Lev Strider, I was raised in Boulder Colorado by far out hippy beatniks and I’ve been writing songs since I was a little boy.  Now I write music for movies, tv and games too. Hands on experience in unity and FMOD has been incredibly helpful to overcome my intimidation factor.  I’m actually […]

Game Audio Institute (GAI) Expands Digital Course Offerings

The next generation of interactive audio pros have turned to GAI since 2012; students have gone on to award-winning careers at PlayStation, Riot Games, Disney, Skywalker Sound FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Students anywhere in the world can now enroll in affordable, practical classes, including “AR & VR Audio Concepts and Practice in Unity,” beginning April 4 […]

Speed Run March 19th – Michael Kim (Owlchemy Labs)

For Episode #03 of our Speed Run interview series, we’re sitting down with Michael Kim, Audio Specialist II of Owlchemy Labs. Owlchemy Labs, of course, is the creator of the super interesting, award-winning Job Simulator virtual reality game, among others, including the soon to be released Cosmonius High. We’ve heard through the grapevine that they do […]

GAI Joins Nickelodeon Digital, Zynga, and other Industry Insiders to Discuss Future of Interactive Audio at 28th Annual IASIG Town Hall @ GDC22

EMBARGOED RELEASE – for INFORMATION ONLY  Game Audio Institute (GAI) Joins Nickelodeon Digital, Zynga, and other Industry Insiders to Discuss Future of Interactive Audio at 28th Annual IASIG Town Hall @ GDC22 Hiring the next generation of designers & improving audio workflow among the topics of Exclusive GDC Event, March 24, 2022, 12:45pm Event is […]