Foley

Foley

[foh-lee]
adjective
of or pertaining to motion-picture sound effects produced manually: a Foley artist.

Origin:
after Jack Foley, sound-effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s

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foley or foley artist (ˈfəʊlɪ)
 
n
films the US name for footsteps editor
 
[C20: named after J.D. Foley (1891-1967), US sound editor]
 
foley artist or foley artist
 
n
 
[C20: named after J.D. Foley (1891-1967), US sound editor]

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