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The Foley Grail, 2nd Edition from Focal Press presents classic and cutting-edge Foley techniques and written by award-winning Foley artist Vanessa Theme Ament. The author goes over how Foley is designed, crafted, and edited for any project, right down to the logistics of spotting, cueing, and performing sounds.
Along with various other sound artists providing shortcuts, hot tips, and tricks of the trade, the content teaches how to create rich, convincing sound for any medium, be it film, television, radio, podcasts, animation, or games.
Foreword Introduction Preface
Part 1: What We Do and Why
Chapter 1 - Holey Foley: The Evolution of a Craft
Chapter 2 - Noise vs. Sound: Foley as It Is Used in the Various Genres and Styles of Film, Animation, and Games
Chapter 3 - Single or Married: Foley Used Independently or Combined with South Effects
Part 2: The Protocols, Conventions, and Hierarchy
Chapter 4 - Fire in the Hole: The Players and Their Responsibilities
Chapter 5 - Let's Go Ahead and Go Back: Spotting and Cueing
Chapter 6 - Scene Change: The Foley Stage, Mixing Booth, and Prop Room
Part 3: The Art and Craft of Foley
Chapter 7 - Walking in Their Shoes: Performing the Footsteps
Chapter 8 - What We Use For ... : Performing the Props
Chapter 9 - Hang It as a Unit: The Knack for Sync
Chapter 10 - Magic Wind: Unusual Foley Requests
Chapter 11 - Mix and Match: The Foley Mixer
Part 4: Editing and Mixing
Chapter 12 - I Miss Mag: Editing Foley
Chapter 13: Fix It in Post: The Dub
Part 5: Looking Forward
Chapter 14 - The Ivory Tower: The Film School
Chapter 15 - Checkski: Final Thoughts of Experts
Part 6: Appendix "Post" Script: An Homage to Our Tutor
About the Author
About the DVD
New to the 2nd Edition
Entirely new chapters dedicated to Foley in games, television, broadcasting, and animation, as well as what is new in sound for media education
All new sound "recipes" that include proven Foley methods you can immediately use on your own projects
New case studies from well-known films, shows, games, and animations
Interviews with current sound artists from across the globe
An extensive companion website featuring video demonstrations of Foley artists at work, video tutorials of specific Foley techniques, lectures from the author, and much more