This book teaches you how to master classic and cutting edge Foley techniques in order to create rich and convincing sound for any medium, be it film, television, radio, podcasts, animation, or games.
Award-winning Foley artist Vanessa Theme Ament demonstrates how Foley is designed, crafted, and edited for any project, down to the nuts and bolts of spotting, cueing, and performing sounds. Various renowned sound artists provide a treasure trove of indispensable shortcuts, hot tips, and other valuable tricks of the trade.
This updated third edition features the following:
- New chapters dedicated to Foley in games, television, broadcasting, and animation, as well as what is new in sound for media education
- A multitude of sound "recipes" that include proven Foley methods you can immediately use on your own projects
- A diverse range of case studies from well-known films, shows, games, and animation
- Interviews with current sound artists from around the world
By exploring the entire audio post-production process, this book provides you with an excellent understanding of where Foley fits in the business of filmmaking and is a perfect guide for both newcomers and experienced sound designers wanting to learn more about this art.
Accompanying the book are online resources featuring video demonstrations of Foley artists at work, video tutorials of specific Foley techniques, lectures from the author and more.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part One|51 pages
What Foley Artists Do and Why
part Two|74 pages
How Foley Artists Work
part Three|90 pages
The Practical Concerns