Foley artists are responsible for creating live sound effects in sync with the picture as it is happening on the screen. In other words, it is the reproduction of sound effects that are added to the film in post production.

The folly artist uses a cue sheet as a road map for footsteps, props, and sometimes movements. 

Listen to this episode for an in-depth look at the following questions:

The Right Scuff Episode 1: Foley Artist John Roesch’s Story

Interview: John Roesh on “What is a Foley Artist?”

Read more about this topic in an in-depth interview ith John Roesch:

What is a Foley Artist? Chatting with Foley Legend, John Roesch

This episode of The Right Scuff podcast also discusses what John thinks has and has not changed in the Foley industry.

To read futher on that topic, John lended his thoughts in another interview:

How Foley has Changed: Interview With John Roesch