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    What is Foley?

    “So… you produce a sophisticated laugh track… Filling in for an audience that isn’t there?” I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I heard my craft…

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    Car Crash – SFX example

    This is simply a before and after comparison of a car driving and crashing sequence from the film  Ace Wonder. Before After

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    What I want doesn’t matter

    There are several differences between a professional and an amateur - talent is not one of them. Many amateurs make amazing product. The point I want to touch today is a…

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    The Three Parts to Big Sound

    The Setup A little while ago I was talking to a young filmmaker about how to get that “Big Sound” associated with movies. This particular enthusiast said that…

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    Beyond the Mask

      Beyond the Mask is an action-fused historic adventure, set in the international turmoil of the mid 1770′s. Running for his life, an East India Company assassin buried…

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