Module 7: Sound Theory and Sound Practice

Sound Theory What we hear from the screen is not an image of the sound, but the sound itself which the sound camera has recorded and reproduced again .... there is no difference in dimension and reality between the original sound and the recoreded and reproducted sound. --- Béla Balázs The Theory of Film .... in a photgraph, the original is as present as it ever was.  Sound can be perfectly copied..... the record reproduces the sound. ---- Stanley Cavell The World Viewed And it is true that in the cinema ---- as in all talking machines --- one does not hear an image of the sounds, but the sounds themselves.  Even if the procedure for recording the sounds and playing them back deforms them, they are reproduced and not copied. ---- J. L. Baudry The Apparatus

Module 7: Sound Theory and Sound Practice2022-05-26T21:21:39+00:00

Module 7: Sound

Apart from lighting, sound is perhaps one of the most important aspects of filmmaking. Poor sound design and quality distract the audience from the message and throws them out of the scene and into searching for the mistakes. If your voice is muffled, echoing, too loud, or too quiet, the viewers will become distracted and tune out before getting your message across. For this lesson, you will be recording your voice using three different microphones. When you finish, listen to compare the different sound qualities. Why is sound design necessary? What makes up a soundtrack? When sound is layered, it reflects the richness of real life. We begin with room tone, the sound of the room. No room is silent. Next, we add Foley sound, the sound of the keys being struck on a keyboard, or the sound of

Module 7: Sound2022-06-16T22:38:28+00:00
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