Enviromental sounds, Desert- desolate sound, Forest- active animal sounds, Ocean- waves.
Sound in Mood
Sound effects can evoke terror in suspense films and thrillers.
Loud sounds tend to be forceful, threatening. Quiet sounds are delicate, weak. Serve as symbolic meaning.
Sound in Character
We hear dialect, we see their ideology, we are given audiotory painting.
Breif musical theme which accompanies a particular character or situation
within the world of film, characters can hear the sound: Dialogue, source music, sound effects.
Heard or played by one of the characters. TV, Stereo, On screen Orchestra.
usually done to establish mood or theme. Film score music just for the viewer.
Outside the world of the film: narration, underscor
Descriptive music each step is used to emphasize the mood.
Gives a sense to a movie of objectivity and often an air of predestination.
often associated with documentaries, offscreen narrator provides the audience with factual information accompanying the visual.
several major sutdios specialized in a particular type of musical.
can be used as foreshadowing, especially when the dramatic context doesn't permit a director to prepare an audience for an event.-can also provide ironic contrast. Frequent function of film music is to underline speech, specially dialogue.