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22 Cards in this Set

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First movie with music and sound
Don Juan (1926)
First movie with synchronized sound.
Jazz Singer (1927)
First movie with surround sound.
Fantasia (1940)
First movie with digital surround sound.
Jurrasic Park (1993)
Technique referring to voice heard but not originating from a speaker onscreen.
Technique referring to voice heard from an on-screen source.
Technique referring to sound no originating from on-screen and the characters within the diegesis cannot hear. (Narrator speaking)
Music supporting narrative and action.
Music that takes the place of actual sound.
Music changes pitch/tone to draw attention to object.
Type of sound where it comes from a visible onscreen source.
Synchronous Sound
Type of sound that does not come from a visibile onscreen source.
Asynchronous Sound
When the soundtrack and image "say the same thing." (A teakettle making a whistling noise).
When two different meanings are given by the soundtrack and image. (Like a teakettle and an Alarm Bell).
Sound that has a source in the narrative world of film.
Diegetic Sound
Sound that does not belong to the characters' world. (Most music).
Nondiegetic Sound
When a sound carries over a visual transition in a film. Takes you from one scene to another.
Sound Bridge
Members of the sound crew who watch the projected film and simultaneously generate live sound effects - footseps, rustle of leaves.. etc.
Foley Artists
Sound recorded after the movie and synchronized with onscreen sources.
Postsynchronous sound
Type of postsynchronous sound where actors go back and say their lines over for better sound quality.
Word extras utter to approximate the sound of a crowd.
The aural properties of a location when nothing is happening; used to cover any patch of pure silence in the finished film.
Room tone