JT Takagi

Sound Recordist

JT Takagi, Sound Recordist

Classes taught:
Cinematography and Sound I , Cinematography and Sound II

JT Takagi (Orinne JT Takagi) is an award winning independent film maker and sound recordist. As a sound engineer, she has recorded for numerous public television (American Masters and American Experience) and theatrical documentaries with Emmy and Cinema Audio Society nominations. Her own films are primarily on Asian/Asian-American and immigrant issues and include Bittersweet Survival, Homes Apart: Korea; The Women Outside; and North Korea: Beyond the DMZ, which aired nationally on PBS. She also manages Third World Newsreel, a non-profit alternative media center, and serves on the boards of both community and national organizations working for peace and social justice.

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Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available
April 04, 2018

Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available

Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), Richard Hankin (The Jinx), Deborah Dickson (Ruthie & Connie), Ann Collins (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold), Tom Hurwitz, ASC (Queen of Versailles) confirmed faculty; what you will learn, and more!

 
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Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 30, 2018

Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 7) are invited to apply for the first ever SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.
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Spring Festivals!
March 20, 2018

Spring Festivals!

Spring feels like Festival Season & we are zipping around North America this month with films from our prolific faculty and alumni. SocDocers are attending many festivals – we hope to see you around!
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Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview
February 14, 2018

Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview

We are launching our first summer intensive - a two-week ‘Mini-SocDoc’ for emerging filmmakers to polish their skills as directors. Read More