Vanessa Theme Ament, "The Foley Grail: The Art of Performing Sound for Film, Games, and Animation"
Focal Press | 2009 | ISBN: 0240811259 | 216 pages | PDF | 14 MB
"Wow! .a fascinating read for anybody interested in Foley.Vanessa reveals the mysteries of Foley as one of the few masters of the craft. She explodes all the myths, and tells you what really goes on behind the scenes. I'm going to make sure all the young people I work with read this." -Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design, Skywalker Sound
"If you want to know about Foley - the ins and outs, this is the book you need to read. If you are planning on getting into professional video and film production, especially on the audio side, this is a must read - even if you don't plan on doing Foley yourself. Knowing what Foley artists do, how they work, and how they prefer to be worked with, is of incredible value to the overall production process." -Mark Shapiro for Internet Video Magazine
This definitive guide to the art of Foley sound presents a treasure chest of tried-and-true techniques for adding sound effects.