optical sound


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optical sound

n
(Film) sound recorded in the form of a photographic image on cinematograph films
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In order to edit the film, I had to transfer the music from magnetic to optical sound strip.
Later, when one saw the pristine, final, colour-corrected film print, there was indeed a lot less depth to the optical sound. The transfer to video from the magnetic mixed track meant that the sound was much better on tape, and later DVD, but then again, the quality of the picture had been compressed.
The musical score was composed by Mario Nascimbeni in his sound studio in Rome and the final magnetic reels were transferred to an optical sound on Agfa-Gaevart negative stock.
In the third projection, Kelly turns once more to abstract animation, generated by the movement of his hands on the photographs, with the drone of an optical sound track buzzing in time with his taps and touches.
Optical Sound will be a feast of live cinema, audio-visual performance and music documentary over three days at the Birmingham and Midland Institute.
Contract notice: Ausbelichtung optical sound negative films.
His areas of expertise included digital optical sound, automatic electronic subtitling and film preservation.
That same spirit of spontaneous innovation was also evident in the opening ceremonies at the National Arts Centre for the Ottawa 02 International Animation Festival (OIAF), with the presentation of "the world's first performance of live optical sound"--an animated orchestra, as it were.
We can make the environment sensitive with infra-red, optical sound, video, heat, motion and light detectors, and we can make the environment react to people's needs by updating displays, activating motors, storing data, driving actuators, controls and valves.
Even more overwhelming is the audio accompaniment, produced by the loops' passing over the projectors' optical sound readers, the sharp alternations of light and dark creating regular intervals of analog noise enhanced by McClure's effects pedals to resemble something between a chuffing train and a kerranging No Wave guitar riff.
When the screen goes black, the background hiss and snap crack pop typical of an optical sound track completely disappear, suggesting the film was cut short.
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