Sound is an important part of any production, but it’s also one that viewers often take for granted. From horse hooves and cracking ice to weather, foley artists get creative in the studio to bring various sounds to life. This video, The Magic of Making Sound, is an interesting look at Jack Foley (who the technique is named after) and the reproduction of sound effects today. A lot can be learned from the pros in Hollywood to help you enhance audio quality on any project. Need more inspiration? This video takes us behind the scenes in making sound for movies, video games and more with Sony Pictures Entertainment’s supervising foley artist, Gary Hecker.