How to Pronounce Foley?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Foley" is [fˈə͡ʊli], [fˈə‍ʊli], [f_ˈəʊ_l_i].

"Foley" in context

Foley is a term used to refer to the sound effects and backgrounds used in video and film production. Foley artists are highly specialized sound engineers tasked with creating realistic sound effects that further evoke the emotions of the narrative. Though they don't feature on screen, foley sound effects recreate vital elements that help to set the scene and provide depth to a film's overall soundscape.

In the past, many of the sound effects were developed using everyday items such as small pebbles and coins. These 'live' materials provided a canvas for sound engineers to create the sounds they needed.

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