MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

1502 views

What is the difference between ‘Diegetic’ and ‘Non-diegetic’ sound?

Diegetic sound is a noise which has a source on-screen. They are noises which have not been edited in, for example dialogue between characters or footsteps.

Another term for diegetic sound is actual sound.

Non-diegetic sound is a noise which does not have a source on-screen, they have been added in. For example music, voiceover, sound effects.

Non-diegetic sounds are often used to add drama to moments that would be silent without it.

Stephanie B. GCSE Media Studies tutor, A Level Media Studies tutor, G...

2 years ago

Answered by Stephanie, a GCSE Media Studies tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

5 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£18 /hr

Ruwaida K.

Degree: Media and Cultural Studies with Marketing and Advertising (Bachelors) - Lancaster University

Subjects offered:Media Studies, Sociology+ 1 more

Media Studies
Sociology
English

“Hello all! My name is Ruwaida Khandker and I am a second year Media and Cultural Studies with Marketing student at Lancaster University. I am extremely passionate about the study of media and would therefore love to pass on my experti...”

Lucy B. GCSE English Language tutor, A Level English Language tutor, ...
£22 /hr

Lucy B.

Degree: Liberal Arts (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Media Studies, Sociology+ 2 more

Media Studies
Sociology
English Language
-Personal Statements-

“Need help with Media Studies, Sociology or English Language? Look no further! I will be everything you need in a tutor as exam season draws nearer.”

£24 /hr

Jordan I.

Degree: English (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered:Media Studies, English Literature+ 3 more

Media Studies
English Literature
English Language
-Personal Statements-

“Exeter English grad, Tutor & TA. Patient, friendly and a bit of a Literature addict, I'm dedicated to helping students realise their full potential!”

About the author

£18 /hr

Stephanie B.

Degree: Marketing (Bachelors) - Newcastle University

Subjects offered:Media Studies, English

Media Studies
English

“Top tutor from the renowned Russell university group, ready to help you improve your grades.”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Stephanie

What is the difference between ‘Continuity’ and ‘Non-continuity’ editing?

What is the difference between ‘Diegetic’ and ‘Non-diegetic’ sound?

Other GCSE Media Studies questions

What is the difference between ‘Diegetic’ and ‘Non-diegetic’ sound?

What is a sequence analysis?

What is the difference between ‘Continuity’ and ‘Non-continuity’ editing?

What is the definition, and an example of a regulatory body.

View GCSE Media Studies tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok