Chapter 3 Sound Design

Figure 3.1

Figure 3.1

Defined

There are a couple of ways of defining the term sound design. It is commonly used to refer to the creation of a sound for a creature, alien, monster, spacecraft or other thing that humans may never have encountered before. This is what I refer to as a sound effects design. Sound design’s larger meaning is the overall soundscape of a film. This includes the music, sound effects, designed sounds, backgrounds and even the dialogue.

For example, the language and thereby dialogue for ...

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