Introduction to Sound for Film and Video

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Introduction

INTRODUCTION TO SOUND FOR FILM AND VIDEO

This lesson will teach the students the various audio elements within film. Students will watch videos, see examples of Foley, and discuss the various categories of sound. Using either free web-based sound files, recording them live, or using audio files from within a specific software program - students will add audio files to a (silent) video clip to create a finished edit with sound.

Lesson Time

Approximate time for activities:
4 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
Grade Levels
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (7)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will learn the basic categories of sound for film and video as well as the related terminology. The student will then have the opportunity to be Foley Artists, by creating a soundtrack for a (silent) clip provided by the teacher.

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