Making fictions sound real: - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre

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Making fictions sound real : - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre. / Langkjær, Birger.

I: MedieKultur, Nr. 48, 2010, s. 5-17.

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Langkjær, B 2010, 'Making fictions sound real: - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre', MedieKultur, nr. 48, s. 5-17.

APA

Langkjær, B. (2010). Making fictions sound real: - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre. MedieKultur, (48), 5-17.

Vancouver

Langkjær B. Making fictions sound real: - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre. MedieKultur. 2010;(48):5-17.

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Langkjær, Birger. / Making fictions sound real : - on film sound, perceptual realism and genre. I: MedieKultur. 2010 ; Nr. 48. s. 5-17.

Bibtex

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