Sound for Film: Foley as a Powerful Tool for Storytelling

Enhanced Media
4 min readMar 27, 2019

In Hollywood, everything is magic and make-believe, even what you hear in films. When you watch a film, the vast majority of the sounds you hear were created in a studio: from footsteps on the desert dunes, to a dreadful thunderstorm. Studios rely on foley artists to create these kinds of sounds, and if they do their job right, you will never notice it.

Foley is the art of sound. It’s creating sounds in sync with what is happening on the screen. The art foley, as mentioned in a previous article, goes back to the old radio days…

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