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Awesome Documentary Shows How Movie Sound Effects Are Created Behind The Scenes

We’ll never look at movie sound effects the same way!

Sound effects add to a movie’s impact and overall quality. From the sound of footsteps on a graveled pathway to smooching sounds during a steamy love scene – these everyday mundane sounds all contribute to the realism that a film intends to depict. But have you ever thought about how moviemakers create these realistic sound effects for movie scenes? It’s quite impossible to have a sound effects library that will perfectly match all the scenes required in a film, right? So how do they do it?

Welcome to the world of foley art.

The foley technique, which is named after Universal Studios sound editor Jack Foley, involves the reproduction of common everyday sound effects in post-production and adding them to films to substantially enhance audio quality. The ambient sounds are recreated by foley artists in a post-production studio using all the types of props that you can think of. They create sounds so realistic that their output sometimes replaces the original sound effects in the film.

But why do we need foley artists when the movie sets already have microphones? You see, the microphones only pick up voices during dialogues, and any ambient sounds almost become undiscernable. That’s where foley art comes in – it fills in the gaps left during production thereby producing rich, realistic sounds that blend smoothly with the scenes.

To capture what happens in the amazing behind-the-scenes world of foley art, filmmaker Daniel Jewel made a fascinating documentary entitled “The Secret World of Foley.”

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We’ll never look at movies the same way again after watching this. We have just realized how empty and dull films will end up without the talent of these awesome foley artists.

To all foley artists out there, we’ve got one word for you – respect.

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Recent Earthquakes Spark Fears of “A Big One” Within the Pacific Ring Of Fire

Strong quakes have rocked Japan, Guam, and Taiwan recently.

The Pacific Ring of Fire has always been the subject of immense concern when it comes to earthquakes and recent activity has sparked fears of the "big one" or a massive earthquake within the area.

Quakes have rocked Japan, Guam, and Taiwan and researchers in California are saying that aftershocks can happen, which will produce cluster of tremors on the margins of the area where the quakes have taken place.

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The Peelable Car Paint Lets You Change Your Car’s Color Anytime You Want

Why spend money on expensive auto painting services when you have this?

It is true that owning a car is quite expensive. You have to consider expenses for periodic maintenance and repairs, among others. And do not forget the resources for upgrades and aesthetics. Speaking of the latter, the most common thing is the paint job.

Interestingly, there is now a way to completely change the color of your vehicle. And no, it does not require you the expertise of a car paint specialist. This is thanks to a product known as peelable car paint. As the name suggests, you can paint and/or peel your car with any color you want.

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Women Are Paying Up To $9000 For Cosmetic Surgery To Get ‘Designer Vagina’

What is the Designer Vagina trend and will it improve your sex life?

Women these days are more willing to pay for cosmetic surgeries just to look better. There's the breast enlargement surgery, lip and cheek fillers, as well as butt enhancements. And then there's also this surgery that rejuvenates the vagina.

Cosmetic surgery, apparently, has moved further south and women's lady bits have become the main focus. It used to be that Kegel exercises are performed to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and somehow tighten the vagina but this has been updated into a surgical procedure of vaginal tightening. As women are on the quest to achieve physical perfection, the cosmetic surgery industry has started to offer "designer vaginas."

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