Pro Sound Effects Blog

10 Pieces of Sonic Wisdom from Award-Winning Sound Artist Mark Mangini

October 21, 2021 by PSE in The Odyssey Collection, Film Sound
Get inspired by written reflections from the sound artist behind films like DUNE, Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max: Fury Road and more.

How to Sound Design First-Person Shooter Gunshot Sound Effects - with Mark Kilborn

October 19, 2021 by Mark Kilborn in Sound Design, Game Audio, King Collection
Explore the process for sound designing gunshot sound effects for first-person shooter video games.

Top 5 Audio Fails to Avoid as a Video Editor

September 29, 2021 by Joaquin Elizondo in Sound Effects, Video Editing
Steer clear of these common audio mistakes often made my video editors working in Adobe Premiere Pro. 

Creature Sound Design Tutorial

September 21, 2021 by Julia Skubisz in Sound Design, How-To
Take an inside look at how to approach sound design for creature sound effects.

How to Mix Dialogue for Film

September 13, 2021 by Julia Skubisz in Sound Design, Film Sound, How-To
Learn tips and tricks for mixing dialogue for film projects to achieve clear, natural, and consistent results.

How Academy of Art University Sound Design Students Get Professional Experience with Pro Sound Effects Libraries and Software

September 07, 2021 by Jeremy Siegel in Interviews, Sound Effects Licensing
Why Wait for Hollywood? Academy of Art University provides aspiring directors with a fully-staffed, student-operated, in-house post production facility.

How Richard King Records Boat Sound Effects

August 24, 2021 by Andreas Russo in Product Releases, Sound Recording, King Collection
Award-winning sound artist Richard King shares stories from his decades-long experience in recording ships and boats for blockbuster film projects.

How Sound Artist Robby Stambler Works

August 18, 2021 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, How I Work, CORE
The "How I Work" series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks CORE users what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day.

Titanfall 2 Sound Design Tutorial with Marshall McGee

August 02, 2021 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, CORE
Learn workflow techniques & creative tips for your own sound design process.

Sonic Storytelling for the Modern Creative Team

July 23, 2021 by Jeremy Siegel in Interviews, Sound Effects Licensing
HDMG’s Ben O’Brien on serving the story and creating an immersive viewing experience with sound.