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Actors of Sound - a Foley Art Documentary is an impressive look into the world of Foley, and now, for a very limited time, director Lalo Molina is generously making it available for everyone to watch.
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From footsteps to bone cracks, Foley artists bring films to life with their imaginative sound effects, but as digital technology goes full speed ahead in 21st century movie making, can Hollywood’ s low tech Foley artist survive in this high tech age?

Actors of Sound – a Foley Art Documentary features:

Gregg Barbanell, Elisha Birnbaum, Leslie Bloome, Charles L. Campbell, Gigi Chaves, Harry Cheney, Marko A. Costanzo, Michael Lee Cullen, Caoimhe Doyle, David Lee Fein, Catherine Harper, Eric Justen, Mitchell Kohen, Heikki Kossi, Martin Langenbach, Kitty Malone, Darrin Mann, Stacey Michaels, Jay Peck, Shelley Roden, John Roesch, Jerry Ross, Joseph T. Sabella

Directed by Lalo Molina


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Update: The new password is only valid for a very short time. If you find it’s no longer working, you’ll also be able to watch the full Actors of Sound – a Foley Art Documentary on Amazon Prime here (thanks to Jessey Drake for the heads up)

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