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Sync

The word entered the lexicon two years after the release of the first feature length film with synchronized dialogue, The Jazz Singer (1927), and […]

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Synchrony, Asynchrony

The correspondence of sound and image, voice and body, spoken words and moving lips, such that the audible appears to come from the visible. […]

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Timbre

When a recorded audio signal is periodic and its period is within the range permitting audible pitch, it can be expanded into a Fourier […]

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Voiceover

The (often narrational) vocal audio track one sometimes hears layered “over” the image track of a film. This voice can be omniscient, fallible, bodiless, […]

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