The foley grail : the art of performing sound for film, games, and animation (Computer file, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The foley grail : the art of performing sound for film, games, and animation

Author: Vanessa Theme Ament
Publisher: Amsterdam [u.a.] Elsevier, Focal Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Create custom sound effects that are the mainstay of soundtracks for films, broadcast, animation and games. Learn how Foley is designed, crafted and edited for any project- right down to the nuts and bolts of spotting, cueing, and performing sounds. An array of techniques is illustrated with artists presenting their own methods for selecting and handling props, walking various characters, and other tricks of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Theme Ament
ISBN: 9780240811253 0240811259 9780240811291 0240811291
OCLC Number: 845690561
Notes: Includes index
Description: Online-Ressource (XVI, 199 S.)
Contents: Chapter 1: Holy Foley: Evolution of a Craft; Chapter 2: Noise Vs. Sound: Foley As It Is Used in the Various Genres and Styles of Film, Animation and Games; Chapter 3: Single or Married: Foley Used Independently or Combined with Sound Effects; Chapter 4: Fire In The Hole: The Players and Their Responsibilities; Chapter 5: Let's Go Ahead and Go Back: Spotting and Cueing; Chapter 6: Scene Change: The Foley Stage, Mixing Booth and Prop Room; Chapter 7: Walking in Their Shoes: Performing the Footsteps; Chapter 8: What We Use For ... : Performing the Props; Chapter 9: Hang It As A Unit: The Knack For Sync; Chapter 10: Magic Wind: Unusual Foley Requests; Chapter 11: Mix and Match: The Foley Mixer; Chapter 12: I Miss Mag: Editing Foley; Chapter 13: Fix It In Post: The Dub; Chapter 14: Ivory Tower: The Film School; Chapter 15: Checkski:Perspectives of Experts.
Responsibility: Vanessa Theme Ament
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Abstract:

Create custom sound effects that are the mainstay of soundtracks for films, broadcast, animation and games. Learn how Foley is designed, crafted and edited for any project- right down to the nuts and bolts of spotting, cueing, and performing sounds. An array of techniques is illustrated with artists presenting their own methods for selecting and handling props, walking various characters, and other tricks of the trade. Various renowned artists, editors and mixers contribute stories and perspectives on what is necessary for a film or media project, and how technology has changed the craft over the years. The Foley stage is discussed in detail, with illustrations to assist you in designing your own stage, whatever the size. The companion DVD includes video demonstrations of Foley Artists at work, along with illustrated techniques for the novice. Key Benefits: * A concise, creative guide to the art and technique for producing Foley sound for films, video, animation and games. * Alternative Foley stage designs are illustrated and interviews of renowned artists shed light on essentials. * Companion DVD video demonstrates a variety of techniques that Foley artists use to perform cues.

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