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Faculty Profiles

Stephen Barden

Stephen Barden

Faculty, Bachelor of Film and TV


Contact Info: Ext. 2740

Stephen Barden studied film at Sheridan College, and he returned there in the early 2000s as a part-time faculty member teaching sound and sound design. He has remained active at Sheridan since then and accepted a full-time faculty position in 2011. Stephen holds a Masters degree in Creative and Media Education from Bournemouth University in England. He is a member of the Directors Guild of Canada, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and the Motion Picture Sound Editors guild.

As a first-call sound supervisor in Canada and the United States, Stephen has worked on such films as Cube, Requiem For A Dream, The Aristocrats, The Fountain, the Resident Evil franchise, and the forthcoming Make Your Move and Pompeii. He has also contributed to television series, including Due South, Departures, and Descending. He is a multiple Genie, Gemini and M.P.S.E. Golden Reel award winner and nominee. In 2013, he was nominated for two awards in the sound categories of the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards.