Sound is just as crucial an aspect to your animation as your visuals. Whether you're looking to create a score, ambient noise, dialog, or a complete soundtrack, you'll need sound for your piece. This nuts-and-bolts guide to sound design for animation will explain to you the theory and workings behind sound for image, and provide an overview of the stems and production path to help you create your soundtrack. Follow the sound design process along animated shorts and learn how to use the tools and techniques of the trade. Enhance your piece and learn how to design sound for animation.
Part I: Foundations and Theory Chapter 1: Foundations of Audio for Image Chapter 2: Sound Design Theory Part II: The Stems: Dialog, Music, and Effects Chapter 3: Dialog Chapter 4: Music Chapter 5: Sound Effects (SFX) Chapter 6: Sound Editing Chapter 7:Tools and Techniques Chapter 8: The Production Path (NEW) Chapter 9:The Mix and Layback Appendix A: Case Studies (NEW) Appendix B: Arts Law (NEW)