Ever wonder why the intricate sounds in movies sound so clear and without microphones picking up all that direct sound? Welcome to the world of foley. Foley is the art of creating sounds that the characters on screen interact with. Everything from footsteps to clothing rustle to picking up and putting down objects is done on a foley stage by a foley artist.

What makes foley very interesting is that often times the sounds you hear on screen were created by using totally different objects. The video below shows an overview of the life of a foley artist.