The Fine Art of Foley

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Movie-making is a really expensive business – you just have to look at the long list of credits at the end of any film to see that. The processes involved can be incredibly layered, intricate, and very time-consuming. One such area is in movie sound. Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been sounding out some Irish Foley Artists.

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Update: Delighted to say this report was short-listed for Best Short Feature at the 2014 PPI Radio Awards.

 

The Booming World of Business Cards

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“There’s one thing that remains an ever present part of the business landscape everywhere, and that’s the giving and receiving of business cards. There has been no shortage of digital companies and app developers attempting to replace the traditional sturdy little three-and-a-half inch by 2 inch cards. But they’re not getting very far with all those efforts, as Liam Geraghty has been finding out.”

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The Doodle Revolution

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“Have you ever looked back through an old notebook and seen it covered in scribbles and scrawls of maybe trees, faces, random shapes or other kinds of doodles? Well if so, it seems, there’s no need to be embarrassed or ashamed. Our own doodler Liam Geraghty caught up with one woman who wants to break the stigma of the doodler.”

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