Foley Grail The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation

ISBN-10: 0240811259
ISBN-13: 9780240811253
Authors: Vanessa Theme Ament
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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 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…    

Author bio:

Vanessa Theme Ament is an award winning Foley Artist with over 25 years experience in film and television. Her expertise also includes Automated Dialogue Replacement and sound editing. In addition, Vanessa is an accomplished singer/songwriter. She has had her own sound effects company and published MovieSound Newsletter during the 80s and 90s. She continues to teach sound at colleges and universities and does presentations at film schools, festivals, radio and television. Vanessa appeared on National Public Radio and Late Night with David Letterman, and is the author of The Foley Grail.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group Number of pages: 216 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.902 lbs. Language: English