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Film and TV 2016-2018

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Weeks 1-4: Formative Feedback

Week 3: Feedback and Reflection

This week I have been learning about sound. I have learned about different types of microphones and the different polar patterns they use. Continue reading “Week 3: Feedback and Reflection”

Week 3: Unit 3 ~ How do you become a Foley Engineer

What is a Foley Designer?

A foley designer is someone who adds sounds in post production. Continue reading “Week 3: Unit 3 ~ How do you become a Foley Engineer”

Week 3: Unit 4 ~ Mise-en-Scene – what is it, and why do we study it?

What is mise-en-scene?

Mise -en-scene originated from French theatres and its direct translation is “placing on stage” but in the film industry it means everything in shot i.e. what the camera can see. Continue reading “Week 3: Unit 4 ~ Mise-en-Scene – what is it, and why do we study it?”

Week 3: Unit 1 ~ Introduction to Audio – using equipment, different microphones

There are 3 types of microphones: condenser, dynamic and ribbon. Condenser microphones require an external power source like a battery or a wire and they are sensitive to sound. Continue reading “Week 3: Unit 1 ~ Introduction to Audio – using equipment, different microphones”

Week 3: Unit 2 ~ Research Plan – subject – Audio – Plan, research and evaluate

What is Foley

Foley is adding additional sounds to a film in post production. Foley is used in almost every film. It is heavily used in action films. Foley artists use a Foley stage to produce the effects. Continue reading “Week 3: Unit 2 ~ Research Plan – subject – Audio – Plan, research and evaluate”

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