Sound design for media

Introduction

One of the key aspects in media production, besides from the visuals, is sound. The best visual piece will not have such an impact without sound. It can help tell the story, but also trigger emotions, give the audience a sense of place and time. But sound is not just “background music”. The final mix consists of many layers of different kinds of sound like ambient sound, effects and of course pieces of music. We live in a world where nonmusical sound can carry deep emotional cues. The sound of water. The sound of birds or fire. These effects combined with music is what sound design is all about. Continue reading

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Sound and Music in Fiction Film/TV

Sound and music shapes film and Tv, creating an atmosphere that imitates the reality to make the audience believe that everything that they see on screen is real. Music gives a sense of continuity to the film and it is required to define a character.

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