The Noises Rest by You Look Nice Today

“The Noises Rest” by You Look Nice Today, an inside look at the world of the foley artist.

Most people assume that silent films were silent for technological reasons—that there wasn’t a way to capture and reproduce sound along with the moving image in those classic early films.

That’s a lie: the technology was never a big deal. Directors at the time simply chose, for aesthetic reasons, to embrace the purity of silence.