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Pro Sound Effects Blog

Introducing The Odyssey Collection: Vehicles by Mark Mangini & Richard L. Anderson

September 25, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Library Releases, The Odyssey Collection
Available now: Accelerate your productions with the most thorough collection of professional car sound effects available – plus trucks, buses, and motorcycles.

How to cut car sound effects with workups to speed up your workflow

September 17, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, The Odyssey Collection
See how a thorough series of recordings from various perspectives, also known as a workup, can be used to streamline your sound editing workflow. If vehicle sound effects are the weakest category in your sound library, you’re not alone. Despite the prevalence of cars in most films, TV shows, and games, many sound artists lack the resources to tackle vehicle-centric projects.

From Script to Final Mix: Enos Desjardins on how story informs sound design for film & TV

September 13, 2018 by Andreas Russo in Interviews, Film Sound
Learn how every sonic detail can tell a story, and get advice on how to break into the audio post production industry. In a career spanning only six years, sound designer and sound fx editor Enos Desjardins has already managed to work on major TV shows like Black Mirror and several feature films – in addition to winning the 2016 "Best Sound Design: Short Film" Music and Sound Award for his work...

Futuristic Sounds Grounded in Reality: Creating Kin's sci-fi sound effects with Joseph Fraioli

September 06, 2018 by Andreas Russo in Interviews, Film Sound
Learn how a hands-on approach to sound design and narrative analysis informed Joseph Fraioli's clarity and innovation in creating the sci-fi sounds of the film Kin.

Emmy-nominated sound editor Jacob Ribicoff on working with Ken Burns and creating the sound of HBO's Fahrenheit 451

September 05, 2018 by Vinny Alfano in Interviews, Film Sound
Learn about Jacob Ribicoff's long-time collaboration with filmmaker Ken Burns, and how he approached creating the Emmy-nominated sound for both The Vietnam War and Fahrenheit 451.

How to deliver compliant mixes for broadcast, film, and games with the NUGEN Post Bundle

August 30, 2018 by Jamie Bishop in How-To
Get tips on using the loudness, metering, analysis, and mixing tools in the NUGEN Post Bundle in your audio post production workflow to deliver industry-standard sound quality. Having the resources to work creatively while meeting important criteria like loudness standards and delivery formats can be a challenge. That's why we're recently launched the NUGEN Post Bundle Giveaway – enter below for...

How Pro Sound Effects Helps Beachbody’s Production Team Reach Peak Productivity

August 22, 2018 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Effects Licensing
Discover how a flexible custom licensing agreement with Pro Sound Effects helped the Beachbody production team achieve greater quality, efficiency, and profitability. Twenty years ago, Carl Daikeler and Jon Congdon set out on a mission to help people live healthy and fulfilling lives. They founded Beachbody and steadily grew it into a leading provider of fitness, nutrition, and weight-loss...

Master Library Tour with Jonah Guelzo

August 17, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews, Master Library
Explore the Master Library: Our biggest, most comprehensive general sound effects library. Watch sound designer and re-recording mixer Jonah Guelzo search through the Master Library to see why its the most comprehensive general library for professional media production. Guelzo also designs a quick sci-fi scene using the Master Library, showing how easy it is to bring any project to life with such...

Beautiful Bugs: Recording insects with Ann Kroeber

July 30, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Library Releases, Sound Recording
Get the stories behind the recording and sound design process of the moody, expressive insect sound effects in the new Beautiful Bugs library. Insect sounds have a natural rhythm and depth in their buzzing, droning, clicking and swelling. The familiar moodiness and complexity of these sounds make them ideal sound design layers – whether you’re immersing the audience in the atmosphere of a scene...

The importance of sound in documentaries with Peter Albrechtsen

July 23, 2018 by Vinny Alfano in Interviews, Film Sound
Discover how Peter Albrechtsen took a subtle yet detailed approach to craft the sound of the new documentary, Generation Wealth.