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An Introduction to Film Sound
Jane Knowles Marshall writes about Dialogue, Synchronous and Asynchronous Sound Effects, and Music

Sync Tanks: The Art and Technique of Postproduction sound by Elisabeth Weis

Designing a Movie for Sound
Randy Thom's Film Sound Manifesto

Walter Murch Articles
Sound designer and film editor Walter Murch may be one of the most and diverse below-the-line talents to be working in movies today.

Randy Thom Articles
writings by sound designer Randy Thom

Sound Effects in SF and Horror Films
by Fiona Kelleghan

Sound Design of "The Haunting"
Interview with Sound Designer Gary Rydstrom

Sound Design of The Hunt for Red October

Sound Design for a Dreamer - Tucker:The Man and His Dream

Sound of illusions - Sound of moving image
- Explaining the difference between sound in Real Life and sound in film/TV

The Sonic Playground:  Hollywood Cinema and its Listeners by Gianluca Sergi

The Culture­specific use of Sound in India Cinema
by Shoma A. Chatterji, Film Critic, India

Sound in Tarkovski's Sacrifice

Robert Bresson's Notes on Sound

Lang's M - Editing Sound as Visuals

Blue Velvet - a mixed genre film with horror film sound 

Moving Pictures That Talk  -The early history of film sound    

Orson Wells and ADR - Audio postproduction of The Magnificent Ambersons

The Soundtrack: A Basic Introduction 

Post Audio FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about Film & TV Post-Production

Sound by Design by Nick Peck "The sound-design process is no real mystery."


Film Sound Bibliography
- contains links to more than 50 on-line Film Sound Theory and Postproduction articles

Film Sound History
Sound recording and the ability to photograph and reproduce motion pictures began intersecting at the very beginning.

Sound Design of Star Wars
- contains more than 10 on-line articles

Film Sound Clichés
Film Sound Stereotypes and Common Logic Flaws

Film Sound Questions & Answers
- "How to learn the art of sound design?", - "How to design a new language?" - "What is the sound of nothing?" ..and more

Animation Sound

Game Audio

Terminology & Glossaries

Film Music

Misc
Acoustic-Ecology, Sound Scape Studies, Architectural Acoustics etc


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Terminology

ADR
Ambience 
Direct sound & Reflected sound 
Characteristic sound
Diegetic sound
 
Emotional realism
Establishing sound
 
Foley 
Hyper-real Sound 
MOS 
Non-diegetic sound 
Natural sounds 
Location sound
Point-of-audition sound
 
Presence 
Production Sound 
Room Tone 
Semi-sync 
Sound designer 
Sound hermeneutic 
Sound motif 
Sound loop 
Soundscape 
Supervising Sound Editor 
Sweeten 
THX 
Walla
 
 

Tomlinson Holman's Classification
Roles of sound

Marwin K Kerner's Classification of film sound effects
The Purpose of Sound effects

Robert L Mott's Nine Components of Sound
Musical components:  
Pitch 
Timbre
Harmonics
Loudness
Rhythm
Sound envelope components: 
Attack
Sustain
Decay
Record and playback component: 
Speed


Bordwell  & Thompson's Terminology  
Acoustic properties:  

Loudness 
Pitch 
Timbre 
Dimensions of Film Sound:
Rhythm
Fidelity
Space
Time


Michel Chion´s
Terminology

Acousmatic sound 
Acousmêtre
Added Value 
Audiovisual Contract 
Anempathetic Sound 
Chronography 
 
Empathetic Sound 
Extension
External logic 
Internal logic 
Magnetization
Materializing Sound Indices
Rendering
Synchresis
Temporalization
Vococentrism

"Chion is a poet in theoretician's clothing"  

Book Review: Michel Chion, Audio-Vision

Film Sound Glossaries

 

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