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Foley - Sound Effects Pack

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Foley "the art of sound realistic sound design" will help your film become more trustworthy and realistic. Hear sound examples here.


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  • 210 original wav files.
  • Professionally mastered
  • WAV format, 48kHz, 16Bit, 136 MB
  • Compatible with any major editing platform
  • Instant digital download
  • Royalty-free


In filmmaking, Foley is the reproduction of everyday sound effects that are added to films, videos, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. These reproduced sounds, named after sound-effects artist Jack Foley, can be anything from the swishing of clothing and footsteps to squeaky doors and breaking glass. Foley sounds are used to enhance the auditory experience of the movie. Foley can also be used to cover up unwanted sounds captured on the set of a movie during filming, such as overflying airplanes or passing traffic.

Foley artists recreate the realistic ambient sounds that the film portrays. The props and sets of a film often do not react the same acoustically as their real-life counterparts, requiring filmmakers to Foley the sounds. The best Foley art is so well integrated into a film that it goes unnoticed by the audience. It helps to create a sense of reality within a scene. Without these crucial background noises, movies feel unnaturally quiet and uncomfortable.

Foley is a sound effect technique that uses everyday sounds by adding them in post-production to the soundtrack. The sound effects are recorded in a studio and then mixed with the movie or TV show.

The word Foley comes from Jack Foley, a Hollywood sound pioneer who created sound effects for films by recording and manipulating sounds live on set.

The Foley process starts by recording the sound of an object being touched, for example, a wooden stick being dragged along the floor. The recorded sound is then enhanced using various studios and post-production techniques to make it more realistic.

What Do Foley Artists Do?
Foley artists are the unsung heroes of the film industry. They are responsible for recreating everyday sounds and adding depth to the soundtrack of the film. They provide the sounds that create a realistic cinematic experience. The job is very specific and requires an expert to do it right.

Foley artists have to be masters at their craft as they need to create sounds that often go unnoticed but add so much depth to a film. These sounds can be footsteps, rustling leaves, or even a character’s breathing. Foley artists have to be in tune with the story and understand what is happening in order to recreate the sound of what is happening on screen.

The most important job of a Foley artist is to reproduce everyday sounds like footsteps and clothes rustling in order to add depth and realism to films.

Foley artists use a variety of props to create sound effects for movies. Some common props include: metal chains, paper bags filled with rice, squeaky doors, and broken glass.

Types of Foley Sound:
Footsteps: These are created by walking in different kinds of surfaces like wood, gravel, or snow. Footsteps can be recorded with various shoes and boots to get different sounds depending on the surface being walked on.

Character Movement: This is done by making movements with arms and legs to create sounds like doors opening or closing, paper shuffling etc.

Objects Moving: This includes things like moving furniture or glass breaking etc.

Why is foley sounds essential for filmmaking?
Foley sound makes a scene more immersive and realistic for the viewer. More believable ambient sounds can be added to a scene by using Foley techniques. If you want your viewers to feel like they are really there, then adding some foley sounds is important to make it seem more immersive and realistic.

Foley sound also helps to make an ambient scene more believable by adding small details that would otherwise be missed by viewers.