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Sound Effects Story

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Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds. Another example (by a UMW student): http://ds106.us/wp-content/audio/audio_story.mp3

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Submissions So Far

Radio 7 Sound Effects

I really liked doing this because it is kind of it’s own promo. I used sound effects from https://freesound.org and Audacity. I wanted to find sound effects that related to our radio show. I looked up the specific sounds I wanted, and imported them into Audacity. I messed around with …

Before the Viking Battle

For the first audio project I have ever worked on, I choose to tell a story about Vikings walking into battle, with a twist at the end. This was a great assignment to start off on because the project could not be more than 90 seconds and consisted of only …

Not My Cup of Tea

Sound Effects Story

Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds. Another example (by a UMW student): http://ds106.us/wp-content/audio/audio_story.mp3

rain

car lock

walking …

It’s coming …..

I was really feeling the scary vibes this week. My Sound effect story is kind of an extension of my Nightmare Soundtrack from earlier this week.

You’re running through a moving train, jumping from one car to the next to escape the thing coming towards you. Just as it catches …

Sound Effects Story

You don’t really know where you are. There are frogs, some industrial humming, some old music, birds chirping, and some running water. You are walking, destination unknown.…

Nonverbal Story

The prompt

Protagonist is being chased by bullies when they duck behind a dumpster. The bullies lose track of them and, after searching for a minute, continue running down the alley. Once they are gone, Protagonist leaves the dumpster and starts running the other way.

I recorded these sound effects …

This was cool and not as hard as I had anticipated!

So when I first saw this assignment, I had to do a double-take. You want me to do what? After looking at it again, I realized this isn’t that bad.

I started looking at Freesound and realized that I had to sign up to download the file. READ THIS! Open …

The Spill

Sound Effects Story

This assignment was extremely exciting to me at first glance. Honestly, I’m glad that it was assigned because I probably would have picked it anyways. When addressing this prompt, the first thing I thought about was setting. Where was this going to take place? Would it be …

Sound Effects Story

So… Imagine it’s the first day of 11th grade. You just got a brand new car for your 16th birthday earlier, and you’re BEGGING your dad to let you drive it to school on the first day. He agrees, but on one condition. “Be VERY careful! And don’t listen to …

Taking Rosie for a walk

For my sound effects story I decided to basically go through what it’s like to take my dog for a walk. It’s kind of a stretch, but I personally think it relates to our theme of “The Joy of Painting.” Because my joy in life are my animals. This sound …

Audio Story: January 2022

This audio story contains various sound effects placed in the order of events of my life during January 2022. It was not an easy month for me. Honestly creating this audio story turned into more of a reflective assignment for me. I started off with shot glasses clinking before the …

Must Get the Snow Shoveling Done

This is my Sound Effects Story, Audio Assignments 2615. I used Audacity and found three sounds from freesound.org. They were of shuffling shoes, shoveling snow and a car crashing. With a lot of choices, I was thinking about what sounded best for sounds outside, in a snowy, icy …

When The Crickets Fall Silent…

Bob Ross has his paints to create forest landscape, I tried sound.

“Tell a story using nothing but sound effects. There can be no verbal communication, only sound effects. Use at least five different sounds that you find online. The story can be no longer than 90 seconds. Another example …

Sound Effects Story

Audio Assignment #3

For my sound effects story I decided to tell the story of getting up in the morning to shower and brush my teeth. All of the sound effects I used came from sound bible. …

Sound Effects Story

Sound Effects Story

Here is a sound effect story of waking up on a Saturday morning, getting ready, and running out the door to your car to head out for the day. The synth background music serves as the soundtrack and makes this feel like the opening of an 80’s …

And Then There Was None

For the assignment Sound Effects Story, I had to tell a story using only sound in less than 90 seconds. To create it I collected sound effects from SoundBible, Shockwave, BBC Sound Effects archive, and fesliyanstudios. I mixed and layered them using SoundTrap. I then …

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Tutorials So Far

Sound Effects Story

For the “Sound Effects Story” I used the software that we were provided within the weekly assignments tab for week five. I have never thought about creating a story only using audio before, and this was a great way for me to do that and try something that I have …