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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Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More
March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops
February 12, 2019

March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops

We've got two weekend workshops coming up in March to help you brush up on your camera & sound skills. Read More