Subtle prejudices crop up in the audio industry when we hear people say things like, “Mary can mix a band as good as Steve,” or “They’re a girl but they can push a subwoofer like a man.” By setting men as the standard for both of those skills, it is possible that we are intimidating women out of those roles even if the intent is to praise someone for their skills.
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Gilly Moon is an audio engineer and sound designer based in Los Angeles, CA. She started working as an audio technician in 2009 at a regional theater and continued to work in theaters and cruise ships until attending graduate school at California Institute of the Arts. While pursuing her MFA in Sound Design, she also explored game audio and interactive technology. Since graduating in 2016 she has worked as a front of house engineer for events and musicals, as well as a lot of sound design for straight plays, musicals, immersive theater, and themed entertainment. Her favorite projects include Halloween Horror Nights in 2017 and 2018, and an “American Horror Story: 1984” attraction at San Diego Comic Con in 2019. She won an Ovation award in 2018, along with her co-designer, for their work on an immersive theater show that spanned three floors in a warehouse. She currently works as an audio engineer at NPR. www.gillymoon.me