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The Foley Grail, 2nd Edition by Vanessa Theme Ament

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Chapter | five

 

 

 

 

Let’s Go Ahead and Go Back:

Spotting and Cueing

 

 

Foley artists begin their contribution to the sound design on the Foley stage. They collect their shoes and props for the session, go over any cue sheets, sip their coffees, perhaps devour a bagel, and begin to plan the first few cues. Normally, if the project is a live-action or animated film, there will be some time to view the beginning of the show to get a sense of the amount of work required to be finished before the session is finished.

If, however, the session is for a television show, a game, or an independent film that is directed by someone new, it is less ...

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