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Attention, Filmmakers: Here’s How to Talk Sound Design

by Dallas Taylor.


So everyone is telling you to hire a sound designer on your next project, but what does a sound designer even do? At their best, a sound designer brings an audience into your world — immerses them in your story — in ways that are often taken for granted, and more often underutilized. Maybe the best way to understand the basics of what a sound designer does is to understand the vocabulary.

Here is a quick rundown of some basic terms that will help you communicate with a sound designer or — if you’re doing it yourself — help you communicate basic sound design principles to your team.

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  • lior September 6, 2015, 12:30 AM

    Great article. It really elaborates on the basic work of sound designers.