Story: Theatre design

Sound designer Nigel Scott

In the early 2000s Nigel Scott was the senior sound operator at Wellington's Park Road Post studios, and was music editor for all three Lord of the rings films. He has also worked internationally in television and live theatre. He graduated in theatre technology from Toi Whaakari – New Zealand Drama School in 1995 and later tutored on a course about sound for film at the school. Listen to an example of his sound engineering work: an atmospheric musical piece, which includes a sample of the first promotional message ever recorded on the Edison phonograph (in 1906).

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Bill Guest, 'Theatre design - Costume, lighting and sound design', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/music/42328/sound-designer-nigel-scott (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Bill Guest, published 22 Oct 2014