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Shaping Sound in the Studio and Beyond: Audio Aesthetics and Technology by Gary Gottlieb

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Methodology

The first step in sound design may seem obvious. Read the script. Then read it again. While reading the script the first time, lift all audio cues, including stage directions and notes that are usually either in parentheses or italics, and begin your initial cue sheet (see Figures 12.3 through 12.8).

Figure 12.3. The preliminary audio cue sheet from The Boys Next Door.

Figure 12.4. The final cue sheet from The Boys Next Door. Notice the difference between this and the sheet in Figure 12.3.

Figure 12.5. Preliminary audio cue sheet for On The Verge.

Figure 12.6. Interim audio cue ...

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