The process takes its name from Jack Foley, a luminary from Hollywood’s golden past, it still plays a vital role in contemporary Sound Post. Its purpose is to either complement or replace sound recorded on set with new sound elements recorded in a more controlled environment. Foley at Bigfoot Studios is recorded for various film productions.
It remains a resolutely human process with synchronous footsteps, movements and impacts performed by dedicated Foley artists and recorded on dedicated stages with a wide ranges of props and surfaces.
Bigfoot’s ultra-quiet Foley Stage offers a full Sound Editorial and fitting service complete with surfaces and props for any project. It is powered by the industry standard ProTools HD2 system and boasts a Control24 console and Blue Sky 5.1 monitoring in order to deliver the most streamlined of service. The Control Room is designed to double as a DVD authoring suite and TV mixing facility capable of mono, stereo, and full 5.1 surround mixes. As with all Bigfoot facilities, a tapeless workflow ensures complete digital translation.