A day not this one Share this:TweetLike this:Like Loading... Related Posted by Jessie Martinovic 12 responses to A day not this one shenandoahbreakdown March 27, 2017 wow, there really is this incredible poetry in your films… Jessie Martinovic – Author March 27, 2017 Thanks Jose ! Hariod Brawn March 27, 2017 I really enjoyed that, Jessie. I think the audio track worked very well, and the absence of music seemed something of a departure for you, perhaps? The silence in the end section was particularly effective. Is it worth buying a fancy coffee making machine like yours? Are they a great advance on the venerable plunger we’ve previously discussed? Jessie Martinovic – Author March 27, 2017 Thank you Hariod. I very much enjoy the as is sounds, and very much enjoy the process of coupling imagery. Do you think music is decorative and a little unnecessary? Entertainment versus art? You could buy one, it is very noisy though. Ear muffs, perhaps? Hariod Brawn March 27, 2017 Tricky to generalise about adding a music soundtrack, I suppose. In general, they tend to be emotively used, of course, and if one is conscious of that then they’re nothing more than a source of irritation — one feels aware of the attempt at being manipulated emotionally. That said, then there’s nothing inherently wrong with emotional responses, and in fact they’re desirable in art appreciation, one might say? In short, I think it comes down to the subtlety of application. It needn’t be all or nothing, naturally, though it’s hard to cut music to a 3 or 4 minute video without the edit points seeming a little too obvious, wouldn’t you think? Sometimes, hyper-real foley might be better? Jessie Martinovic – Author March 28, 2017 Interesting. Love the word manipulate, I must have to manipulate myself into emotive responses with the idea of coupling music to imagery. It does tend to produce more of a narrative rich sequence, in comparison to no musical attachments. It’s almost, though like dissecting a song. Listening over and again, and again to various (initially) unnoticed sounds. Clicks and tings. A hum. There’s some kicks in getting timing right , also. Emotional responses in art, I am unsure . Feeling and emotion are quite different. Subtlety. Application. What’s hyper-real foley? Does it have edit points? Thanks for the constructive comment- a breath of fresh hair ! Hariod Brawn March 28, 2017 Well, you know what foley is, so I’m just talking about accentuating it as an effect with some sound tools — like they do in film-making. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foley_(filmmaking) Jessie Martinovic – Author March 31, 2017 Of the common tricks, Id have to say “frozen romaine lettuce makes bone injury noises”, on par with “canned dog food can be used for alien pod embryo expulsions”. Let’s not forget, “1/4 inch (no more, or less) audiotape balled up sounds like grass”. I never knew the term, and most probably like everyone else- unaware of its use in film. Effective . Thanks ! Hariod Brawn March 31, 2017 I first became aware of it when a friend was working as a foley editor at Pinewood Studios here in England. A great many of the sounds we hear on film are not what they appear to be, because the substitute sounds sound more real than the real thing! That’s what I meant by ‘hyper-real foley’. Also, the brain hears what it expects to hear, so I suppose that’s why scrunching frozen lettuce can sound like a shattering arm, if that’s what the visual clue is. shehannemoore March 27, 2017 SO missed your posts incredible lady. This one shows why. xxxxxxxx Jessie Martinovic – Author March 27, 2017 Thanks shey 🙂 shehannemoore March 27, 2017 xxxxx Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.