Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema [NOOK Book]

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"The clash of light sabers in the electrifying duels of Star Wars. The chilling bass line signifying the lurking menace of the shark in Jaws. The otherworldly yet familiar pleas to "phone home" in the enchanting E. T." These are examples of the different ways sound can contribute to the overall dramatic impact of a film. To craft a distinctive atmosphere, sound design is as important as art direction and cinematography - and it can also be an effective tool to express the personalities of your characters. ...
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Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema

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Overview

"The clash of light sabers in the electrifying duels of Star Wars. The chilling bass line signifying the lurking menace of the shark in Jaws. The otherworldly yet familiar pleas to "phone home" in the enchanting E. T." These are examples of the different ways sound can contribute to the overall dramatic impact of a film. To craft a distinctive atmosphere, sound design is as important as art direction and cinematography - and it can also be an effective tool to express the personalities of your characters.

Audience: Both new and experienced filmmakers as well as university students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615930159
  • Publisher: Wiese, Michael Productions
  • Publication date: 10/25/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 767,351
  • File size: 559 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1 Creating the Sound Design Step-By-Step 1
Ch. 2 Expanding Creativity 53
Ch. 3 From Vibration to Sensation 63
Ch. 4 From Sensation to Perception 77
Ch. 5 Music to Our Ears 101
Ch. 6 The Human Voice 131
Ch. 7 Sound and Image 151
Ch. 8 Sound and Narrative 173
Ch. 9 The Future of Sound Design 215
Appendix 219
Filmography 225
Bibliography 227
Index 233
David Sonnenschein 245
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