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Sound- soundtrack is independent of image track.
Terms used in sound production:
Direct Sound- Music, noise, and speech recorded from the event at the moment of
filming; opposite of postsynchronization.
Postsynchronization- The process of adding sound to images after they have
been shot and assembled. This can include dubbing of voices, as well as inserting
diegetic music or sound effects. It is the opposite of direct sound.
Dubbing- The process of replacing part or all of the voices on the sounds track in
order to correct mistakes or record dialogue.
Mixing- Combining two or more sound tracks by recording them onto a single one.
FUNCTIONS OF SOUND
1. Sensory impact
2. Provides narrative information and explanation (dialogue, sound effects SFX)
3. Conventional associations of specific sounds (connotations)
4. Sound/image relation
c) Anticipation and expectations
TYPES & FUNCTIONS OF SOUND IN FILM
1. Speech (dialogue)
-speech is performed: emphasis, punctuation, tone, dialect
-dialogue overlap: used in continuity editing to smooth over a cut
-theme music: leitmotif 3. Noise (sound effects/SFX)
Example Movie: The Piano
There is a voice over- insight to her thoughts, internal diagetic sound
The voice over a