Jeff Kliment

Faculty - Recording Arts

Jeff Kliment’s professional career began in the 1980’s at Russian Hill Recording in San Francisco, where he helped establish and maintain the studio’s reputation as a world-class post-production house. Engineering credits include worldwide releases with recording artists such as Jefferson Starship and Rob Wasserman, and major motion pictures by Chris Columbus, Francis Coppola, and Philip Kaufman, among many others. After a fifteen year stretch at Russian Hill, he moved to LucasArts, where he managed the Sound Department and created soundtracks for classic video games such as Grim Fandango and Star Wars: Episode I Racer. Jeff’s academic career began in 2005 at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he served for two years as Director of Instructional Resources and Media Services. During this time he also taught audio production classes at City College of San Francisco. Jeff has been with Flashpoint since 2008.


Education: MA, Art Education, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; BA, Broadcast Communication Arts, San Francisco State University.

Degree Program Area : Recording Arts

Digital Audio Workstation, Sound Design for Visual Media, Advanced Studies: Sound Design and Post-Production, Portfolio Development, Production Module I & II, Production In Action, Fundamentals of Sound and Acoustics, Flashpoint Studios, Transmedia Storytelling.

Professional Titles:  Recording Engineer/Mixer, Sound Designer.

Areas of Expertise: Audio Production/Post-Production, Sound Design for Film and Video, Sound Design for Games, Studio Recording/Mixing.

Contact Info: jeff.kliment@columbiacollege.edu

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