4 October 2011

4 October 2011 - 4 October 2011 Sound Sound has been...

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4 October 2011 Sound Sound has been largely ignored in film o Why? Film is a visual medium o Verbal is only one component of sound design o Sound is vital It is difficult to analyze sound o You need a long stretch of film to be able to analyze the sound Films were never silent o Pianos playing o Barkers shouting lines o SFX crews o Allefax machines – recorded 750 sounds and played them Components of a soundtrack o Verbal (3 Types) Dialogue Off Screen Narration “I” narration Authoritative narration Singing o Music (2 Types) Source music What the actors can hear Source is in the film Scoring (Underscoring) Actors cannot hear underscoring 3 Questions for music Is the type of music suitable? (Type) Is there the correct amount of music? (Length) Does the music come in and out at the right time? (Placement) o Sound Effects (Natural Sounds) Sounds from the environment All sounds apart from verbal and musical
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