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Sound Effects

In the film industry, all sounds apart from speech, music, and the natural sounds generated by the actors in synchronous filming are considered sound effects. Sound effects (also referred to as SFX) are part of the soundtrack that is used to enhance and add dramatic emphasis to particular sections of narrative. Sound effects have the ability to override other soundtrack elements for dramatic effects. They are more prevalent in specific genres, for instance, in action and science fiction, where unidentifiable sounds are used to indicate otherworldliness. In the genres of comedy and slapstick, sound effects can be used to highlight humour. Science fiction, horror, action, and disaster films may use numerous sound effect tracks in layers to achieve a realistic representation of the visual narrative. ...

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