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Sound effects and the Foley technique

  • 6 juli 2020
  • Niveau: Havo/vwo bovenbouw
  • Bron: Youtube
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People love watching movies! Have you ever thought about how movies are made? Did you know that most of sounds you hear in a movie are added later? Let’s find out how it all works.


Before watching:

  1. Discuss in groups: What movie has the best sound effects? Why?
  2. What do the movies of the previous question have in common for sound effects?


During watching:

  1. Where did the Foley sound making technique originate?
  2. Why is this technique called ‘Foley’?


After watching:

  1. What do you think now you know about the way sounds in movies are made? Do you feel betrayed?
  2. Which sounds might be very hard to make?
  3. Would you like doing this as your future job?


Are you interested in this? Read this article and make the questions below.

  1. What is the impact that movies have on the environment? Were you aware of this?
  2. Is the environmental impact really that bad if you compare regional, national and international scale?
  3. What can or should be done about it?


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