Foley Artist


A Foley Artist is a person who creates (or re-creates) sounds for movies. For example, if the sound of an actor's footsteps were not recorded well or lost when the voice was re-recorded, a Foley artist will recreate them. In most cases several different tracks are recorded, for example:A "move track", which includes the sounds of general movement, clothes swishing, etc.Footsteps"Specifics" individual sound effects for particular actions on screen, e.g. fights, etc.

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Foley artists work in a Foley studio, a room with many props, a viewing screen and recording equipment.

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