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The Foley Grail, 2nd Edition by Vanessa Theme Ament

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Mix and Match:

The Foley Mixer

 

 

Ask a Foley artist who his or her best friend at work is, and almost invariably you will be told it is the Foley mixer. An artist can be gifted, professional, and efficient yet create disappointing Foley for a project. The reason is simple: the mixer is the partner in crime, and both artist and mixer need to have similar philosophies about the work and compatible personalities on the stage or the process will be laborious and unfulfilling.

Foley artists can have frustrating experiences with mixers, and getting through the day can be quite an ordeal. This is not all that unusual in ...

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