Monday, August 28, 2006

Week 5

Film Design : Excerpt from Aliens
Recommended films to watch : Matrix, Aliens, Punch drunk love
Key things covered :
Dynamics, interesting,works realy well, just the right sound at the right moment which tells you everything what is required.

Too much information -- Sound interesting but requires too much attention, other than the video..


Tips for Foley recording -- Imagine a real life, how loud do you hear a sound,,far away sounds,,close sounds,,whispering anything,, Imagine a real life scenerio and present dont hear foleys direct through ear.
Footsteps-- you are never too close to footsteps , so they dont have to be loud..

Glass smashing : Imagine a glass falling down,,compared to the full impact of a loud blast of a glass..A lot of times sound act as a enhancer,,in that way you present a loud smash of the glass.. Enhancment of the experience..

Violin -- Needs natural reverb,open space,harmonics to be heard..
close miking takes away teh thrill from teh sound..

Sonic Design aspect ******Contrast between scenes

Source Music and Score Music***** OR***** Diegetic and non diegetic music

Creating WIND :
Finding just the right wind for the scene can be tricky..Apply your creative tools of synthesis to get just the right sound you are after.. create a " cheerful wind "
*Low bottom end layer
*Mid range layer
*Filtered layer
*Whisteling layer

Music and Meaning in Commercials :

Synesthesia : A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.

Analysing "Material Girl"-- Madoona

Recommendd reading : "Analysing Musical Multimedia" -- Nicholas Cook


Jemma said...

Hey Vinny, Christian said we had to write more comments on peoples blogs so now we are being held in the EMU lab to do it. So....I had a read through your blog and it has a lot of interesting stuff on it....and I dont really have anything to say so ill see you in aural. ciao, xx

shivna kaun said...

I am glad you liked it..
You ready for the aural test ? ?