BA, State University College at Fredonia
Dave Sluberski is a Principal Lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Film & Animation, specializing in sound design and audio technology. He was a consultant on the design team for MAGIC Spell Studios for all state-of-the-art sound design. He was Senior Audio Technologist at WXXI/NPR-PBS affiliate for 25 years. Through his company, West Rush Media LLC, he produces, designs and mixes audio for many broadcast media and digital distribution networks, including independent feature films/documentaries. WRM clients include the 2023 PGA Tournament, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, WXXI, the University of Rochester and the CBC, as well as indie 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.
Location sound for the Rochester PGA tournament in May 2023
West Rush Media, LLC-Dave Sluberski, I was hired for location sound by Mountain House Media/Blazing Bull Productions and PGA digital for the seven day golf tournament broadcast on CBS & ESPN in 2023...
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...