Star Wars – Intro Orchestration – What sort of movie is this going to be?
The Incredibles - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5v2qBBD-gE Alien Ch 13 – The Dallas in the Duct / Air Vent – Listen to the diegetic sound and how they contribute to the atmosphere in the sequence
No Country for Old Men – Call it Frendo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLCL6OYbSTw
The Ipcress File: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBCqP7R42K0
Chariots of Fire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd7s6C6apUM or Vertigo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC5AzFc3coo
The Piano – The Sacrifice - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Su8LXNS16A
Last of the Mohicans - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah9XCamPyKA- Listen to music which captures both the mystery, wonder & scale of frontier American, and also uses instrumentation that reflect the cultural sense of the place – Scottish Folk Music Blade Runner http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deA6FU1TwtY – Listen to how the feel of the music reflect the glittering beauty of the city
Star Wars – In the Death Star – Ch 37 – Orchestration shifts us between different stories within the narrative happening simultaneously
Apocalypse Now – Scene One – The Doors This is the End
Forrest Gump Memento
Contrapuntal Sound – Increasing the Horror Revervoir Dogs – Stuck in the Middle - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeVhxSSPsac Millers Crossing (Ch10) – Danny Boy Contrapuntal Sound – Lulling the audience Full Metal Jacket - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEWnJ5SC0rk
Jaws – The Ultimate lietmotif - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW23RsUTb2Y The Man with no Name – The Final Show Down in The Good the Bad & The Ugly – Morricone interweaves three distinct leitmotifs
Spiderman – Uncle Ben dies – Listen for the shifting in and out of diegetic sound to give us narrative information ‘They’ve found the shooter’ or to heighten jeopardy – trucks / whizzing noise during chase. Rodrigo e Gabriela - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpI2JSn2o0A – Great shift in sound perspective half way through from record player to speakers
Sound in Film
Sound which comes from the world of the
film (the diegesis).
Any event which occurs on or off screen
which has a noise audible to the characters.
▪ Sound Effects
Diegetic sound is a highly effective at
creating a sense of place and the nature of
Moves the story forward
▪ Emphasises events in the scene
Develops the audience’s sense of character
▪ Creates relationships & tensions
The quality of the sound changes depending
on the audiences’ positioning in events.
Diegetic & Non-Diegetic can be made to fade into
the background or fore grounded depending on
the need / impact.