Join Scott Hirsch for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Foley, part of Pro Tools: Mixing a Short Film.
Foley, named after the famous Hollywood sound designer Jack Foley, is a method of recording sound to match action.…It's used for those kinds of effects that are better acted out than just a canned 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 as you go.…In this scene the boss man sits at his desk contemplating life.…At one moment he drops his phone.…We can kind of hear the phone drop in the sync track, and I put a marker where you can…hear it, let's take a listen.…
(video playing)…We're going to do a Foley recording where I drop my phone and try not to break it.…I have my microphone all set up here.…I'm going to demonstrate this simple Foley recording.…One thing that's helpful when you're recording Foley if you have ever tried to do it is getting…a cue to know when to do the action, for this reason I have provided you with some simple Foley beeps.…The Foley beeps on a track I called beeps which I'll now unmute.…These are just three simple beeps spaced one second apart, but if you place them right…
- Setting up your project
- Exporting audio and video
- Editing dialogue
- Fixing hum and broadband noise issues with processing
- Synchronizing sound effects (SFX)
- Automating volume
- Printing the final mix stems
Skill Level Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Editing Dialogue and Location Sound
3. Working with Sound Effects and Music
4. Mixing to Picture
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