Lisa Lim

Lisa Lim

Lisa Lim

City of Residence: Shanghai
Shanghai International School
Intended Major:
Sound Design or Entrepreneurship
Age during program: 
Grade 11

Lisa loves sound creation and design. Being forward-looking, she likes to brainstorm ideas to integrate sound design with business for her future career opportunity.

What challenges did she face?

  • She has good observation abilities, but she needs to improve her understanding of sound production and how different materials and props produce different sounds.

Matched professor:

The mentor is a picture and sound editor who has worked on Emmy-award winning television shows.

How did our program help her?

  • She learned about the importance of sound in music and film for transmitting emotion and telling stories.
  • She learned how to describe a human voice, as well as unique sound effects and general sounds.
  • The professor worked with Lisa to identify emotions in the surroundings through non-specific discourse and tie them to music.
  • The professor gave Lisa a step-by-step sound analysis and extensive description, prompting her to think more deeply about the topic.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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