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  Foley artist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Foley artist on a film crew is the person who creates and records many of the sound effects, (thesedays many often associate the Foley artist with the job of capturing the natural/everyday sounds leaving the the role of special (audio-) effects to the Sound_designer.
Foley artists, sound designers, editors, and supervisors are highly specialized and are essential for producing a professional-sounding soundtrack suitable for distribution and exhibition.
The Foley artist also adds sounds that may not exist at all on the original track: for instance, thumping watermelons or cracking bamboo to create the sounds of a fight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foley_artist   (272 words)

 Artist Profile: Australian Artist Fiona Foley - Life and Art
Fiona Foley is a contemporary Australian painter, printmaker, photographer, sculptor, installation artist, writer and community activist, whose work is greatly influenced by her Badtjala heritage and history.
She also studied with traditional indigenous artists in the communities of Arnhem Land, Ramingining and Maningrida in Australia, and the painful Badtjala memories are important in her art-making, along with the European tradition she absorbed in art school.
Artists can choose to make art which manifests this cultural heritage, but probably more often they produce such work in a natural or semi-conscious fashion, simply because it reflects who they are as individuals.
www.ndoylefineart.com /foley.html   (2824 words)

 Artist Angela Foley
Angela Foley, a 1990 Ellsworth graduate, is a professional potter with a studio at the Anderson Center.
Foley studied art at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Ia., where she is presently teaching art on a short-term basis.
Foley says she knew in high school she wanted to be a professional artist.
www.angelafoley.com /theartist.htm   (333 words)

 Foley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foley is a surname, originating in Ireland in the south east Munster region.
The Lord of the Decies (the Waterford area of Munster) was a title attributed to some early Foleys.
Thomas Foley (1616-1677) of Witley Court ironmaster and ancestor of all the Barons Foley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foley   (224 words)

 Moema Lacerda Furtado Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mickey Foley, director of the city's Special Events office, informed the artist that the exhibit — which was to have run through April 25 had to be take down after the conference closes.
Foley said she "knew that piece was not going to sit will with some people" when she previewed the installation's component pieces at the artist's studio.
The artist said the installations meant to suggest "what was taken from people" during the Holocaust by depicting remains as hollowed-out skin.
web.utk.edu /~mfurtado/reviews.htm   (1235 words)

 FOLEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A steamy sex scene was probably created by a foley artist making dispassionate love to his or her own wrist.
The good Foley artist must "became" the actor with whom they are synching effects or the sounds will lack the necessary realism to be convincing.
Most successful Foley artists are audiles; they can look at an object and imagine what type of sound it can be made to produce.
www.filmsound.org /terminology/foley.htm   (265 words)

 National Poetry Day 2000 - Secondary School Pack - Nick Drake
Where the foley artist differs from the effects specialists who manage slammed doors and natural phenomena such as rain, is that his work centres on human sounds.
Foley artists use a weird gamelan of objects - combs, sand-trays, and so on - which bear no obvious relation to the sound they mimic.
Maybe the Foley artist is creating the sounds of his own disappearance or death - like a grotesque murder sequence, or a mysterious vanishing at the end of a movie.
www.poetrysociety.org.uk /npd/2000/drake.htm   (891 words)

 Movie Making Manual-Foley - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Foley sound is the technical term for the recreation of sound effects for a movie in a studio.
Named after Jack Foley, the inventor of this technique,[1] it entails replacement and addition of sound in a film.
Foley sounds may include as much as a: the dry smack of a punch, the revving engine of a car, or the crashing waves of the sea.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Movie_Making_Manual-Foley   (172 words)

 The Straight Dope: How do they make "punch" sounds in movies?
For a good face punch, a Foley artist might hit a piece of raw meat with his fist, maybe wearing a tight leather glove for enhanced smackiness.
Foley art is made necessary by the fact that (1) you need "action noise" (i.e., more than just the actors talking) to make a movie scene seem real, and (2) miking the entire stage or location during shooting just isn't practical.
Foley artist Greg Mauer told us he was recently working on a vampire flick that had a scene in which a character's guts get pulled out.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a5_012.html   (579 words)

 The Foley Artist
Foley withdrew from the Senate campaign in September 2003 (as a United Press International article on NewsMax noted); he won re-election to his House seat in 2004.
A July, 21, 2004, article was devoted to a Foley comment about the Sandy Berger document-taking controversy.
Additionally, Foley is quoted briefly in other original post-donation NewsMax stories from July 22, 2003, Jan.
www.members.tripod.com /conwebwatch/stories/2005/nmfoley.html   (666 words)

 Imdb Glossary letter: F   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Named after early practitioner Jack Foley, foley artists sometimes use bizarre objects and methods to achieve sound effects, e.g.
A sound mixer who works with a foley artist to record sound effects.
A technique used to create a sense of great distance or to make a space seem much bigger than it is, forced perspective is created by using objects that are vary in size, and placing them specific distances from one another, to create the effect of objects fading into the distance.
www.imdb.com /Glossary/F   (1196 words)

 IP Foley Artist
What you're hearing is the sound of a Foley artist slobbering on his forearm.
"Foley artist" is one of those titles that blur past in the closing credits, but it's a pretty important job in movieland.
Foley artists, working in sound studios in Los Angeles and New York, have to recreate almost every other sound that a moviegoer expects to hear -- such as the closing of a car door or the snapping of a femur.
www.1099.com /c/ar/di/foley_d030.html   (2582 words)

 mental_floss library
Watch the closing credits of any film today and you'll see one or more people listed as a "Foley artist." Technically speaking, it would be correct to credit them as "sound effects experts,' but the name "Foley artist" is a tribute to the man who pioneered the field.
Jack Foley started his career in the film industry as a Jack (no pun intended) of all trades — he acted in, wrote for, and directed silent films.
And those 5,000+ miles were walked when Foley worked to match the walking patterns of many of Hollywood's biggest stars in order to recreate the sounds of footsteps.
www.mentalfloss.com /archives/archive2003-08-18.htm   (321 words)

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Foley is the recreation of sound in synchronization with a picture on screen.
Diehl said there are three main categories of sounds that Foley artists create in their post-production studios.
She said the Foley work could take longer than the eight days that were budgeted, since the film involves a lot of footsteps that she has to recreate by herself.
www.jrn.columbia.edu /studentwork/cns/2002-06-10/syndication/jchen-foley.txt   (982 words)

 Audio Theater - Foley Props
Foley is a motion picture term, named after Jack Foley, where sound effects are created by a foley artist as he or she watches the projected film.
Foley sounds are primarily those created to accompany the noisemaking movement of actors in real time.
Which ever terms you use, sound effects or foley, it is a performance art that when done right is hardly noticed and when done wrong, is all ways noticed.
www.audiotheater.com /foley.html   (549 words)

 Foley Artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
'Foley Artist', her installation for Art Now 7 focusses on those little-celebrated film professionals who invent sounds to accompany visual footage.
Unfortunately the screen in the Foley theatre was always blank whenever it came into view in the video making silliness of the shots of Beryl and Stan gazing intently in its direction.
Entrance to the exhibition was free but the booklet explaining artist Tacita Dean's artistic conception of the work of Foley artists cost 1, probably worth it for the four excellent A5 BandW photos of Beryl and Stan at work.
www.amps.net /newsletters/issue20/20_artno.htm   (481 words)

 NonstarvingArtists - Pittsburgh Filmmakers Announces MIT Fellowship for Media Literacy Educator/Artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Foley has worked as a media education consultant for the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Jamestown, New York Arts Council and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Foley is currently shooting her next project, which will screen at Pittsburgh Filmmakers' Media Tonic event on June 25, 2005.
An artists portfolios on Nonstarving Artists is the property of the artist as well as the art portfolio.
www.nonstarvingartists.com /News/ImagedNewsItem.2005-06-15.4208.html   (486 words)

 Foley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The object of the Foley experience is to recreate the sound effects and dialog for an “imaginary” movie.
The cast is divided into 2 groups; the “Foley Artists” group, and the “Voice Talent” group.
Following the cues from a teleprompter, the Foley artists perform and record their sound effects.
www.photoelectric.net /Foley.htm   (332 words)

 Foley Artistry
The variety of techniques used by ADR and Foley artists are recognised by sound engineers in differing ways.
Jack Foley was quite a man and his many contributions to the art of sound effects is a story in itself.
Jack Foley's face was never seen on the silver screen, nor was his name ever up in lights.
www.filmsound.org /foley   (280 words)

 digital sound & vision
The foley stage is acoustically dead and quiet, so that the acoustic character can be added later in the foley premix.
The foley pits are built into the cement foundations of the studio, which gives our foley a very solid realistic sound.
With over fifteen years experience in film and TV foley, our in house foley artist is one of the quickest and best in the business.
www.dsv-australia.com /sounddesign.html   (539 words)

 The Art of Foley - What Is It?
Foley replaces or enhances that live sound; the result is a sword that rings like metal and floors that echo like marble!
Foley fills in the gaps between the live recording and studio ADR, smoothing out the sound and creating new sounds where they are missing.
Foley would recreate the sound of the leather jacket and jeans as the actor walks, footsteps (heavy cowboy boots!), the gun pickup and handling, handlebar grab and bike moves - and maybe some key sounds as he puts them in the lock.
www.marblehead.net /foley/whatisitman.html   (820 words)

 Boxoffice Magazine Star Talk: FOLEY ARTIST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Those don't even scratch the surface of Toronto-born David Foley's repertoire of characters, many of which he developed on the ingenious sketch comedy TV series "Kids in the Hall," which debuted 10 years ago.
   Foley describes Troy as "the maternal side or the more warm side to Alicia's character." Troy is more patient than Eve with Adam's idiosyncrasies, and tries to help him adapt to modern society.
   Instead, Foley is frequently cast as the voice of sanity in an unreasonable world, though he avoids being simply the straight man by slyly sliding in subtly oblique moments of mirth.
www.boxoff.com /feb99story3.html   (776 words)

 Foley Show
At the time, her parents were both producers for radio drama and she started developing her Foley skills by creating sound effects for a wide range of radio plays.
Foley, or "Direct-to-Picture," sound effects were first developed by Jack Foley on Stage 10 of the Universal lot (just over the Hollywood Hills from the Egyptian) for the 1929 production of Show Boat.
Jack Donovan Foley was born in Yorkville, N.Y. in 1891, to Irish immigrant parents.
www.mpse.org /education/foleyshow.html   (1608 words)

 Pacific Palisades ~ Palisadian-Post
Since the sound recordists on the set are mostly focused on capturing dialogue, Foley artists come in and add the ambient sounds that give the film or TV show a 'real, authentic' feeling.
Foley artists have to be able to quickly replicate any sound on a first viewing.
He may occasionally have to ask the Foley artists to redo a scene if, for example, one of their stomachs grumble, since the microphones are so sensitive they will pick up the sound.''
www.palisadespost.com /content/index.cfm?Story_ID=753   (999 words)

 Buddy Foley- Seattle artist musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Buddy Foley is a unique Seattle artist and musician who for over 30 years has been painting, sculpting with neon, playing music and entertaining thousands with his own personal vision of the life of a modern artist.
He sells Marilyn Burns math books, is the author of Dyslexia is Complexia, has chronicled many different aspects of northwest life with his video camera and is in every sense of the word an artist.
Known and loved by everyone who is anyone in Seattle, Buddy Foley is a creative spirit.
www.buddyfoley.com   (101 words)

 CTI News
Foley sound effects or adding in the extra voices in films.
Learn how a Foley Artist decides on which shoes and props to use for sounds, and how an actor replaces the language in a film.
Be introduced to the cuing, recording and editing of Foley and ADR.
www.cs.depaul.edu /news/news.asp?id=2753§ion=courses   (138 words)

Foley is a part of the post-production sound process of film making where sound effects are performed and recorded in time with an edited film.
Footsteps, cutlery clinks, falling debris, kissing...are just a few examples of the sound effects that are recreated and recorded in a studio after the film has been edited.
On average, about 95% of the sound effects in a film are created after the shooting process, either by Sound Effects Editors or by a Foley Artist and his or her recording crew.
www.geocities.com /gorokoyama   (139 words)

 ODACA Artist - Robin Foley
While employed by several Fortune 500 companies, she progressed from graphic artist and commercial illustrator to computer animator.
This was something that had captivated her since college, yet only now has Robin brought her varied experiences together to produce the art of her dreams.
Original Doll Artists Council of America is a non-profit organization.
www.odaca.org /bios/foley.htm   (360 words)

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Margaret Foley was a self-taught sculptor-prodigy from rural Vermont, who worked her way up to a distinguished career in Rome.
Foley emigrated to Rome in 1860 and expanded her oeuvre to larger marble medallion portraits of such noted sitters as poet William Cullen Bryant ((showing 500 of 1568 characters).
This artist's biography is accessible freely to anyone every Friday of the week.
www.askart.com /AskART/artists/biography.aspx?artist=89208   (222 words)

 C5, Inc. News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In fact, many of the sound effects you hear are created and recorded in a Foley Studio, a sound proof room where Foley Artists record every sound from footsteps, to the crinkle of a leather jacket to the creek of a door.
The tape was made long enough so that when the fan was turned on, it brushed up against the Foley Artists’ fingers.
So, the next time you go to the movies, don’t just watch it, listen and experience it, for it is often the sound that heightens our senses.
www.c5sound.com /newsroom/secrets.php   (577 words)

 Outpost Studios: Foley
Footsteps (human or animal), leather coats, pen strokes, flying debris, cup pick-ups and downs, fist fights etc. The recording of foley is the most demanding, complex and fun of all engineering.
The level or gain of the microphones used for foley recording can be so extreme that a foley engineer is called upon to be technical, creative, and versatile all at the same time.
Dave pioneered the recording of foley directly into ProTools which has become the industry standard because of its speed and versatility.
www.outpostfilm.com /foley.html   (162 words)

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