Jack Foley began what is now known as Foley art in 1927.

March 18, 2011

Ever wonder how they get all of those sounds into a movie? Well if you did wonder, you were like me. Most people just take the sound effects for granted or don’t even think about them, assuming they were recorded on set and just inserted into the movie. We’ll it’s not that simple. Foley artists look to recreate the realistic ambient sounds that the film portrays.

Check out this short clip for a humorous look at the profession.

Check out this sequence for a more substantial look.

We watched this one in class. Amazing stuff. Wall-E!  Walla, Walla!!?


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