BA, State University College at Fredonia
Dave Sluberski is a Principal Lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Film and Animation, specializing in sound design and technology. He was a consultant on the design team for Magic Spell Studio for all state-of-the-art sound design. He was Senior Audio Technologist at WXXI Public Broadcasting Council/NPR-PBS affiliate for 25 years. Through his company, West Rush Media LLC, he has produced, designed and mixed audio for a wide variety of broadcast media and digital distribution networks, including independent feature films and documentaries. WRM clients include the Grammy award-winning Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council, the University of Rochester and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as well as independent filmmakers. His many awards include the coveted George Foster Peabody Award (1994), as well as numerous Telly, Gabriel and NYS Emmy awards. Dave considers himself a recreational welder. He and his wife, Dr. Sandra Boysen Sluberski enjoy their classic cars and reside in Rush, NY.
In the News
July 19, 2022
Netflix feature film produced in Rochester has several RIT connections
A feature film with several RIT connections has left its mark on the Netflix streaming platform. The Mystery of Her hit No. 9 on the list of most downloaded films on Netflix Global Streaming last week.
April 29, 2022
Pioneering RIT and NTID collaboration garners the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Grand Prize
Say Cheese, a pioneering, heartfelt film directed and produced by two RIT students, took home the top prize in the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program announced during the final night of CinemaCon in Las Vegas late Thursday. The project featured the combined creative efforts of students, faculty, and staff in RIT’s School of Film and Animation and NTID.
March 15, 2022
RIT, NTID make history with Coca-Cola-sponsored film
Film and Animation students Anna McClanahan (BFA) and Gabriel Ponte-Fleary (MFA) are finalists in Coca-Cola's Refreshing Films program. They are producing what is thought to be the program's first finalist film dealing with deaf and hard-of-hearing themes.
October 25, 2022
Documentary receives New York State Emmy Award
July 28, 2022
CAD faculty contribute to ‘Women and the Vote’ film
RIT School of Film & Animation with SoundSnap Sound Effects Library for student films
Principal Lecturer, Dave Sluberski has developed a partnership with Soundsnap to support all film students with a library of sound effects for their films. This enhances the sound program's current...
Music recording scoring session at MAGIC Spell Studios
First-ever film scoring session at RIT MAGIC Sound Stage and Sound Mix 3.26.2023. "The Cadenza" writer-director-composer Andrew Ragan (capstone film). Conductor & Orchestrator Tom Davis - Music...
1994 Peabody Award Winner-Michael Lasser & David Sluberski
Historians and musicologists point out that popular music provides a surprisingly accurate mirror of the changing values, attitudes, manners, and aspirations of the American people. Fascinatin’ Rhythm...