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Practical Art of Motion Picture Sound, 4th Edition by David Lewis Yewdall

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Chapter 1

The Empowerment of Sound

“It's probably not a good idea to come into this room and hear thisdemo—because after I finish, you will belong to me.”

David Lewis Yewdall MPSE (playfully teasing clients who are notempowered by the art of sound as they enter the author's sounddesign and editorial facilities)

This book is for everyone interested in sound. It does not matter if you are in the sound business. It does not matter if you aspire to personally design and prepare your own soundtracks for the silver screen, television broadcast, or live theatre performances. This book is just as important to those not involved in the actual hands-on creative efforts, but just as responsible for the ultimate success of the soundtrack through the misunderstood ...

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