Using Foley


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Using Foley

Foley, named after famous Hollywood sound designer Jack Foley, is the method of recording sound to match action. It's used for those kind of sound effects that are better acted out than just using a canned library sound effect. In this movie, we'll do a sample Foley record, and I'll show a handy way to get your recordings in sync. In this scene, Mr Dalton sits at his desk, contemplating life, and at one point he drops his phone. We can kind of hear it on the sync track, and I put a marker where you can hear it.

Let's take a listen. (SOUND) As you can hear it's little dull sounding, so we're going to do a Foley recording where I will drop my phone and try not to break it, and I'll record it. I have my microphone all set up here, and I'm about to demonstrate this simple Foley recording. One thing that's helpful in a Foley recording if you've ever tried to do one, is getting a cue to know when to do the action.

Luckily Logic Pro can provi...

Using Foley
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Using Foley provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Mixing a Short Film with Logic Pro

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