Textual Analysis: Sound Design

Diegetic Sound

Diegetic sound purports to come from the world of the film. This includes, but is not limited to: sound recorded on set, foley effects, dialogue (including ADR – Additional dialogue recording).

Non-Diegetic Sound

Non diegetic sound is that which is added in post-production, to create an effect on the user.
    Composed Score
A composed score is music which is composed specifically for the film it is shown in.     Composed scores include theme songs.
    Compiled Score
A compiled score is pre-made sound which is used in the film.
    Narration (Voice Over) and Direct Address

Sound Bridge

A sound bridge is music which continues from one scene to another. The music can change from Diegetic to Non-Diegetic, as this happens.

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