See How a Foley Artist Creates Movie Sound Effects [VIDEO]
After watching the Oscars last night, I thought I’d take you behind the scenes and show you how sounds are added to movies.
When a Hollywood movie is shot, the microphones are only focused on picking up the dialogue. This means most of the background noise is lost, and it is up to someone called “Foley artist” to go back and recreate this background noise in post-production. In this clip, Foley artist Gary Hecker, who got his start working on “The Empire Strikes Back,” demonstrates the fascinating techniques a Foley will use to make movies sound right.
This is Gary Hecker a Veteran Foley artist. Try looking away while playing and guess what the sound is being recreated.