FILM 1400 Lecture Notes - Continuity Editing, Leitmotif, Diegesis

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Published on 17 Apr 2013
School
York University
Department
Film
Course
FILM 1400
FILM 1400 A
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
a) Attention
b) Interpretation
c) Anticipation and expectations
d) Fidelity
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
2. Music
-theme music: leitmotif
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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. 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: sensory impact, provides narrative information and explanation (dialogue, sound effects sfx, conventional associations of specific sounds (connotations, sound/image relation, attention, interpretation, anticipation and expectations, fidelity. Types & functions of sound in film: speech (dialogue) Dialogue overlap: used in continuity editing to smooth over a cut: music. Theme music: leitmotif: noise (sound effects/sfx, silence. There is a voice over- insight to her thoughts, internal diagetic sound.

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