Notes on Sound from Film Art Reading

  • elusiveness accounts for part of the power of sound effect
  • strong effects yet unnoticeable sound effects: speech, music, noise
    pitch: high and low of sound vibrations

rhythm: the beat pulse, tempo or pace (includes speech)
Timbre: the colour or tone quality f sound

sound mixing: used to guide the viewers attention
ex. ping pong game

dialogue overlap masks edit

external diegetic sound: sound outside of the character
internal diegetic sound: only from the mind of character (music or dialogue)

mickey mousing