foley artist


foley artist
  in the post-production and editing stage of a film's production, the foley artist (named after pioneer Jack Foley) creates or adds sound effects/noises (e.g., footsteps, gunshots, kisses, punches, storm noises, slamming doors, explosions, etc.) to the film as it is projected, often with props that mimic the action

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  • foley artist — noun A person whose job is to add effects in this way • • • Main Entry: ↑foley …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foley artist — The Foley artist on a film crew is the person who creates many of the natural, everyday sound effects in a film, which are recorded during a session with a recording engineer. Before the session, a project will be cued, with notes kept about what …   Wikipedia

  • Foley artist — /ˈfoʊli atəst/ (say fohlee ahtust) noun (also lower case) a person who specialises in making the sounds to be recorded as sound effects for film or television. {Foley (studio) + artist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Foley artist — PP A person who records sound effects using the foley process. Also known as foley walker …   Audio and video glossary

  • foley artist —  (Not cap.) A specialist in dubbing sounds on film; named for Jack Foley (1891–1967), Hollywood sound effects editor …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Foley — may mean: Contents 1 Places 2 People 3 Sound effects 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Foley — /foh lee/, adj. of or pertaining to motion picture sound effects or soundtracks: a Foley artist; the Foley editor. [after Jack Foley, sound effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s] * * * …   Universalium

  • Foley — Fo•ley [[t]ˈfoʊ li[/t]] adj. mot of or pertaining to motion picture sound effects produced manually: a Foley artist; the Foley editor[/ex] • Etymology: after Jack Foley, sound effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s …   From formal English to slang

  • Foley — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Jack D. Foley died 1967 American sound technician Date: 1984 sound effects created for a film < a Foley artist > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foley — [ fəʊli] noun [as modifier] chiefly US relating to the addition of sound effects after the shooting of a film: a foley artist. Origin named after the American film technician Jack Foley, the inventor of the process …   English new terms dictionary

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