SOUND TYPE

DEFINITION

FOUND IN FILM (DESCRIBE SCENE)

MEANING CREATED

Pleonastic Sound

Sound that is heightened – it usually starts quietly and becomes louder

Contrapuntal Sound Sound Bridge

Sting

A quick sharp sound

Synchronous

Asynchronous

Sound that is separate from the action but is somehow linked

Ambient

The sounds we hear all around us

Voiceover

Often narrates the story

Score

Added Value

The sound that enriches a given image

Empathetic Sound

Diegetic

Non-Diegetic

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