week 7 - Sound is neglected because the visual is so...

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Sound is neglected because the visual is so engrossing o We all remember it visually but don't remember it for the sound Silent films were never “silent” there was always some kind of music or piano that accompanied these images on screen Allelfax – sound machines in the theatres that accompanied the sounds in addition to music Components of soundtrack o Verbal Dialogue Off screen voice – 2 types 1 st person Authoritative – someone who will not appear in the film but is an off screen voice that carries us through Singing o Music Source music You see the source of music in the frame Ex. Turning the radio on Ex. Going to a night club and hearing a band Underscoring Put over the image in post production Type of music, length of music, placement of music o Sound Effect o Silence – time when the soundtrack goes dead The most critical moments in a movie the soundtrack goes dead Uses of sound o Synchronous sound when there is a causal relationship between image and sound
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