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After a 3 year hiatus I return with an answer that I hope doesn't get torn to shreds by newer members here: I'm going to start out with a more general answer: NOTHING done as a corrective measure (ADR, 'fixing in post', etc.) is necessary to do on a film set if it is properly planned for and solutions are brought to the table well enough and early enough in ...


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If it's public domain then yes it would be ok, but I wouldn't trust copyright information people add as Youtube descriptions. There are some public domain video archives that might have the kind of material you are describing. At least Prelinger archive material is public domain and legal to use any way you wish. https://archive.org/details/prelinger


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It happens all the time. We also contact friends and peers who might have the sounds we need, and trade effects back and forth (which is a great way to expand your library). Everything in audio post is predicated on budget, time and need. We'd all love to record or synthesize brand new sounds for every element needed in a film, but that's just not a ...


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Highly relevant, you will enjoy digesting the many examples in here: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ShellShockSilence Mass Effect games also have this effect when you're "low health", a low-pass filter blurs the music until you recover:


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A show usually has a leader reference tone and also has pops, known as sync pops or head pops (versus tail pops) or casually just called "2 pop". The reference tone is in regard to calibration level, the 2 pop is (secondarily for calibration) but primarily for ensuring sync - especially when we';re talking about ProTools sessions containing the ...


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In star wars Darth Vader’s lightsaber is pitched to a minor key, while Obiwan Kenobi’s is pitched to a C major key. This is in 'Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema' by Sonnenschein.


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one character that sprang to mind is Arby from the Channel Four series 'Utopia'. If you haven't watched it, it's definitely worth checking out and the theme music is awesome too. Anyway, this character Arby has been given a continuous, out of breath foley aspect, almost as if he's really unfit. I'm pretty sure the majority of this has been added in post. The ...


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There's no set way of making these sounds, the first one sounds like lighting/electricity mixed with some sort of computer generated sound from a synth. Second one is something being pitched down again, maybe a synth. Third one, sounds like an explosion and again, mixed with a digital sound. Of course, this is just my opinion and I could be completely ...


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This is not a field I work in, though I am a [retired] sound engineer & currently work in the TV/film industry, so it's one where I watch & listen to the results of other people's work a lot, therefore this is going to be 'opinion with a good deal of thought behind it'. Leave it in the centre. Really, unless you are trying to indicate that someone ...


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From what I remember from the movies, I think the sounds are more composed of electric-arc(ish) type sounds and whatever sound helps to distinguish the wands or wizards from each other; some wands are more shrilling then others, and some sound more windy, etc...


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This is a "sound design" forum. You are asking a LEGAL question. Copyright law is a specialized field and it seems quite possible that there is no appropriate StackExchange forum for this question. As a general rule, however, using sound or image from another production is almost NEVER something that a competent attorney would recommend. Even if you ...


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The actors recorded their lines then reversed them, then learned the backwards version.


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This actually existed for a couple years when this question was asked: https://video.stackexchange.com/ Enjoy!


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