Short Answer Questions

  1. Around when did sound editing (in the nature of film) begin?

In the mid to late 1920s. The first were called talkies, they had only music and sound effects only. “The Jazz Singer” was the first talkie to be released in October 1927.

  1. Who is Foley? Why does he matter?

Foley is the use of everyday sound effects that help create a sense of reality in a film.

Examples:

  • glassware
  • footsteps
  • squeaky/rusty doors and cabinets 
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