cecil decker

email // cecildecker@gmail.com
tele  // 864.346.9396
snail  // 1113 Shirley St, Columbia, SC 29205


experience

Media Arts Coordinator // Richland Library Studio Services
2016 - Present

Sound Design & New Media Adjunct Instructor // University of South Carolina
2014 - Present

Co-Director // Indie Bits
2013 - Present

User Support Specialist // University of South Carolina
2013 - 2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant // University of South Carolina
2011 - 2013

Curator, Sound Engineer, Social Media Coordinator // Conundrum Music Hall
2011 - 2015

Freelance Media Production // Cecil Decker Audio
2009 - Present


education

University of South Carolina // School of Visual Art & Design
M.A. Media Arts // Advisor: Heidi Cooley

University of South Carolina // School of Visual Art & Design
B.A. Media Arts // Advisor: Simon Tarr


mediagraphy

Water Me // 2016
Video game
Lead sound designer, programmer

 
 
Released by Mikal kHill.

Released by Mikal kHill.

Human Disaster // 2016
Digital audio, 33.5 min.
Producer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

160610 whatever dot wav // 2016
Digital audio, 7.5 min.
Composer, performer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

as it is // 2016
Digital audio, 37.5 min.
Producer, performer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released by Sulfur.

Released by Sulfur.

Re:Birth // 2015
Digital audio, 46 min.
Mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released by Shaffer the Darklord.

Released by Shaffer the Darklord.

Sex Rhymes // 2015
Digital audio, 17 min.
Mastering engineer

Released by two weeks notice.

Released by two weeks notice.

two weeks notice // 2015
Digital audio, 24 min.
Mix engineer, mastering engineer

Presented at the University Film & Video Association conference. American University, 2015. Video performance by Simon Tarr.

Presented at the University Film & Video Association conference. American University, 2015.

Video performance by Simon Tarr.

Blood Lust of the Wolf  // 2015 
Live cinema performance
Composer, performer

Released as about.theWindow.

Released as about.theWindow.

trinkets // 2015
CD, 40 min.
Composer, performer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released by East of Apollo.

Released by East of Apollo.

Homegrown // 2015
CD, 24 min.
Mastering engineer

Directed by James Wyman Owens.

Directed by James Wyman Owens.

The Movie About my Father // 2015
HD digital video, 27 min.
Dialogue editor

Released as Will Yeovil on Dodgy Art.

Released as Will Yeovil on Dodgy Art.

Tunnels // 2015
digital audio, 15 min.
Composer, performer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released by Fratmouth.

Released by Fratmouth.

Warm Jeffery // 2015
Digital audio, 13.5 min.
Mastering engineer

Released by Ahomari on Dodgy Art.

Released by Ahomari on Dodgy Art.

Filter // 2015
Digital audio, 4 min.
Mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released as Autocorrect on Dodgy Art.

Released as Autocorrect on Dodgy Art.

i Am america sand so an yeti // 2014
CD, 19.5 min.
Composer, performer, mix engineer, mastering engineer

Released by Tribe One.

Released by Tribe One.

Crisis on Intimate Earths // 2015
CD, 24 min.
Mastering engineer

Released by Mikal kHill

Released by Mikal kHill

The Snuggle is REAL // 2014
Cassette, 32 min.
Producer, composer, mix engineer

Presented at Indie Bits, 2014

Presented at Indie Bits, 2014

Don't Be A Dick // 2014
Video game
Lead designer

Performed by about.theWindow at Cottingham Theatre, Columbia College, Columbia, SC. Choreography by Elyse Cox.

Performed by about.theWindow at Cottingham Theatre, Columbia College, Columbia, SC.

Choreography by Elyse Cox.

blood // 2014
Live dance performance
Composer, performer

Released by Ahomari on Dodgy Art.

Released by Ahomari on Dodgy Art.

Pastel Youth // 2014
Digital audio, 43 min.
Mix engineer, mastering engineer

Created for the Indie Grits 48hr Film Blitz.

Created for the Indie Grits 48hr Film Blitz.

Sweet Potato Pie // 2013
HD digital video, 3 min.
Sound designer, composer

Released by Schaffer the Darklord.

Released by Schaffer the Darklord.

Sick Passenger // 2013
CD, 63 min.
Mix engineer

Presented at Second Act Film Festival, 2013.

Presented at Second Act Film Festival, 2013.

Exploration #5 // 2013
HD digital video, 4.5 min.
Director

Released as about.theWindow on Sirona-Records netlabel.

Released as about.theWindow on Sirona-Records netlabel.

Our Bodies Ourselves // 2013
CD, 55 min.
Composer & performer, mix engineer

Released by Sulfur.

Released by Sulfur.

The Divine Gamble // 2013
CD, 26.5 min.
Producer, composer, mix engineer

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013. Presented at the University Film & Video Association conference. Chapman University, 2013.

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013.

Presented at the University Film & Video Association conference. Chapman University, 2013.

[threshold] // 2013
Video game
Lead designer

Released by Adam WarRock & Mikal kHill. 

Released by Adam WarRock & Mikal kHill. 

Slytherin House Mixtape // 2013
Digital audio, 34 min.
Mix engineer

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013. Presented at Glitch Art 0P3NR3P0.NET Share Fest, 2013.

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013.


Presented at Glitch Art 0P3NR3P0.NET Share Fest, 2013.

December 1990 #2 // 2012
HD digital video, 3 min.
Director

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013.

Presented at Indie Grits film festival, 2013.

scanners // 2012
HD digital video, 1.5 min.
Director

Released as about.theWindow.

Released as about.theWindow.

mothlight // 2012
CD, 60 min.
Composer, performer, mix engineer

Released by Mikal kHill.

Released by Mikal kHill.

The Walking Dead // 2012
Digital audio, 26 min.
Producer, composer, mix engineer

Performed at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX. Choreography by Elyse Cox.

Performed at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX.

Choreography by Elyse Cox.

confessing animal // 2012
Live dance performance
Composer

Released by Cancellieri on Post-Echo.

Released by Cancellieri on Post-Echo.

Bad Hands EP // 2012
Digital audio, 13.5 min.
Producer

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flow // 2012
Digital audio, 16 min.
Composer, performer

Presented at “Moviefest” short film exhibition, Columbia, SC. Directed by Brittany Paul.

Presented at “Moviefest” short film exhibition, Columbia, SC.

Directed by Brittany Paul.

Perfect Mistakes // 2012
HD digital video, 6 min.
Sound editor, music supervisor

Honorable mention in New Media at the University Film & Video Association conference. Columbia College Chicago, 2012. Presented at “Everything is Broken” new media exhibition, Conundrum Music Hall, West Columbia, SC.

Honorable mention in New Media at the University Film & Video Association conference. Columbia College Chicago, 2012.

Presented at “Everything is Broken” new media exhibition, Conundrum Music Hall, West Columbia, SC.

Entelechia Again // 2011
New media installation
Graphics, audio, programming

Presented at “Zombies, Love, and Action Figures. What Else Is There?” short film exhibition, Columbia, SC. Directed by Karis West

Presented at “Zombies, Love, and Action Figures. What Else Is There?” short film exhibition, Columbia, SC.

Directed by Karis West

The Adventures of Micah Kazinski // 2011
HD digital video, 6 min.
Composer

Performed at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX.  Performed at American College Dance Festival Association 2012 South-Central Conference, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX. Performed at The 2012 National College Dance Festival, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC. Choreography by Elyse Cox.

Performed at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX. 

Performed at American College Dance Festival Association 2012 South-Central Conference, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX.

Performed at The 2012 National College Dance Festival, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

Choreography by Elyse Cox.

Same As it Ever Was // 2011
Live dance performance
Composer

Awarded a NEH Level 2 Digital Humanities Start-up Grant.

Awarded a NEH Level 2 Digital Humanities Start-up Grant.

Desperate Fishwives // 2011
Video game
Sound designer

Presented at “New Media Art Exhibit” new media exhibition, 1501 Senate St, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “New Media Art Exhibit” new media exhibition, 1501 Senate St, Columbia, SC.

glitchchopscrewstretch // 2011
Live audio performance
Composer, performer

Presented at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX.

Presented at Margo Jones Performance Hall, Denton, TX.

We're Always Starting // 2011
Live dance performance
Composer

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is (is not) it is // 2010
Digital audio, 30 min.
Composer, performer

Presented at “No Robots Just Movies” short film exhibition, Gambrell Hall, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “No Robots Just Movies” short film exhibition, Gambrell Hall, Columbia, SC.

Launch Day // 2010
HD digital video, 10 min.
Screenwriter, composer

Presented at “Engineering Disobedience” short film exhibition, Gambrell Hall, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “Engineering Disobedience” short film exhibition, Gambrell Hall, Columbia, SC.

This Drive Is Me // 2009
HD digital video, 14 min.
Screenwriter, sound designer, production sound mixer, composer

Presented at “Oblique and Experimental” new media exhibition, Art Bar, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “Oblique and Experimental” new media exhibition, Art Bar, Columbia, SC.

BAMF // 2009
Interactive audiovisual installation
Sound designer, programmer

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC.

Bark Bark Black Sheep // 2009
Interactive audiovisual installation
Sound designer, music supervisor

Directed by Brian Weston

Directed by Brian Weston

Space Kid // 2009
Digital video, 3 min.
Sound designer, music supervisor

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC. Directed by Aidan Zanders.

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC.

Directed by Aidan Zanders.

Rosetta's Stone // 2009
Digital video, 2 min.
Sound designer

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC.

Presented at “Dispatches from Where You Are” short film exhibition, Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia, SC.

Men // 2009
Computer animation
Rigger, sound designer

King of teh Internets // 2009
Video game
Sound designer, composer

 
 

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