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The creation of BBB background ambience part 1

As described in my previous Location Recording post, I collected a variety of sounds from Macclesfield Forest, including natural ambience to use as a backdrop for action on screen. There are two environments used for the duration of the film: an idyllic open grassy field, … Continue reading

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Completion of Recording Phase + Character voice details

After a good few months of hard slog I can finally say that the bulk of the recording stage for my MSc Audio Production main project is complete. In the next few posts I will give you insight into how … Continue reading

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Location Recording – Macclesfield Forest

I was able to collect some great sounds from Macclesfield Forest the other day. These include: The stream Breaking of wood during the montage scenes in the forest Footsteps Sound of object falling which can be used for depict a variety … Continue reading

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Spotting Complete

I have now been through the entire of Big Buck Bunny to identify every sound effect that will need to be created. These have been divided in to 4 categories: Location, Foley, Synthesis, and background Ambience. Ambience sounds are background sounds which … Continue reading

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Spreadable Media Blog 11 – Artefact 2 analysis

Views YouTube statistics provide insight into how this artefact has spread. So far the total number of views stands at 487. On 19th December this video was posted on Reddit (/r/guitarpedals), attracting 42 unique cookies to generate 50 views (unique … Continue reading

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Spreadable Media Blog 10 – Artefact 3 maximising spreadability

Reddit knowyourmeme.com reports that “A Girl with a Funny Talent” submitted to /r/videos subreddit, “accumulating over 9,500 up votes in less than a week.” The Reddit community clearly loved it as it also attracted over 1300 comments. I have posted … Continue reading

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Spreadable Media Blog 8 – The making of the eyebrows (Artefact 3)

THE MUSIC Made using Ableton Suite 8. Rather than use an existing piece of music, I saw this as an opportunity to create my own soundtrack. It remains to be seen whether this decision will have a negative effect on … Continue reading

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