Hi! I'm Mikhail
I am proficient in the use of digital and multimedia recording and sound applications. Knowledgeable in the area of audio signal processing. Working on producing sound for live shows as well as studio recordings. Detail-oriented and calm even in chaotic or stressful situations. Organized, amiable professional who gets along well with colleagues and clients alike. Passionate about achieving technical excellence with each project.
A C A D E M I C S
FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY
B.S. in Recording Arts
SAE INSTITUTE OF DUBAI
Certificate in Audio Production
SKILLS & ACCOLADES
ProTools User Certified
Wwise 101 Certified
Dante Level 1 Certified
Course Director's Award in Critical Listening
Logic Pro X | Reaper | Final Cut Pro X
Proficient in Mac and Windows operating systems
Microsoft Office 365
W O R K H I S T O R Y
AUDIO INTERN - STICKMAN SOUND | AUGUST 2019 - OCT' 2019
Assisted the A1 in setup and strike of equipment for broadcast projects. Assembled custom field recording kits using SoundDevices 688 mixers with the Sennheiser 416, Lectrosonics 411A receiver and SMQV transmitter per client. Assisted A1 and A2 on setup/strike of equipment. Also, monitored RF coverage of all wireless systems for "The Last Cowboy" finale, B/R Betting Show and Fantasy Fire Drill (Bleacher Report) shows. Field recordist on Bleacher Report's Fantasy Fire Drill with a simple custom kit: SoundDevices Mix Pre with Lectrosonics 411A and SMQV.
DUB STAGE INTERN - FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY | MAY 2019 - JUNE 2019
Responsible for post-production, ADR and Foley processes for Film Masters and Bachelors. Independently assembled, adjusted and enhanced audio for Film Bachelor's movies. Polished dialogue and ADR recordings through iZotope RX7 Advanced. Generated SFX using Pro Tools 2019. Edited raw voice recordings, and added sound effects.
DEPARTMENT HEAD OF AUDIO - EMIRATES INTL SCHOOL | SEPT' 2014 - MAY 2017
Acted as A1 overseeing the audio department. Organized audio into teams per project and trained new members. Configured and enhanced live audio using a mixer to fix EQ and balancing problems. Directed sound checks, mixed and recorded live concerts. Designed, upgraded, and implemented new audio systems and components as needed.
STAGE TECHNICIAN | AV CONSULTANT - BACKLINE BASICS | APRIL 2016 - SEPT' 2016
Assisted in load-in and load-out shows. Set up the stage with backline, ran XLR and BNC cables for audio and video equipment. Placed Microphones for instruments and vocalists according to stage plot. Assisted the crew with setup of audio, and video camera equipment. Assessed strategic locations as per the client's request and installing audio systems. Stayed updated with the latest technology in audio-video systems. Advised clients on renting necessary AV equipment for their events.