Oct 7 Sound Design

Oct 7 Sound Design - Oct 7 Sound Design Film is determined...

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Oct 7 Sound Design Film is determined with images and sound Sound has been neglected in film o Basically a visual medium not a verbal (much more to sound than the verbal) All experience seeing a movie, but most take sound for granted Difficult to analyze working of sound design Never silent films—even prior to 1927 o Piano (mood,atmosphere) o Orchestra o Barkers-approximate dialogue o People-made sound effects (coconuts) o Sound machines allefaxe (75 sounds) Components of soundtrack o Verbal Dialogue Offscreen voice A. narrator subjectively off screen objectified B. authorative voice—never seen Singing o Music Source-can see source on screen (eg radio) Underscoring/scoring-not heard by characters Original? Composite? Mélange of preexisting music? Music suitable? Length? Placement? o Sound effects/natural sound Any sound not verbal or music Ambient sound-added to create environment Natural sound-on set
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