Find out How to Create Cheap Backyard Foley from ‘Last of Us’ Sound Designer Rob Krekel

If you’re just starting out as a filmmaker, or more specifically, a sound designer, you might be looking for a little guidance on how to create foley. In this video from Film Riot, sound designer Rob Krekel, who helped create the sound for TheLast of Us, walks us through the basics of capturing (cheap) foley, like setting up your recording devices, arranging your mics, and choosing the materials that will give you some great sounds.

Most of us aren’t going to be able to design sounds in a huge studio fitted with all sorts of expensive bells and whistles like award-winning folly artist Gary Hecker — but then again, we don’t necessarily need to. We can make sounds anywhere — and inexpensively. In fact, Krekel sets up shop in someone’s backyard to show us how to create fight scene foley with all of the hits, slaps, bangs, whooshes, and bone breaks one would expect from excellent on-screen violence…

Check out the video tutorial and catch some tips on Find out How to Create Cheap Backyard Foley from ‘Last of Us’ Sound Designer Rob Krekel, originally found on nofilmschool.