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Sound Effects in the Classroom: PSE at Campus Technology Conference 2012

July 20, 2012 by Administrator in Interactive Media, Sound Effects, Sound Effects Licensing
Sound effects and audio libraries have traditionally been an overlooked aspect of higher education. That's something Pro Sound Effects was looking to change at this year's  Campus Technology Conference in Boston; PSE exhibited exhibited our Online Library, currently used by Texas A&M and Elon University, among others, and PSE President Douglas Price presented a poster session exploring the...

World Listening Day 2012: Pro Sound Effects Celebrates at Campus Technology 2012

July 18, 2012 by Administrator in Interactive Media, Trade Shows, Events and Parties
Today is Wednesday, July 18ty. That means that the PSE team is spending its final day at this year's Campus Technology Conference in Boston's Seaport World Trade Center. But today also marks World Listening Day— in Boston and everywhere else. World Listening Day calls attention to our sonic environment, or soundscape. It's a day for raising awareness on acoustic ecology, particularly including...

Pro Sound Effects In Action - Mike's Hard Lemonade (Grey Advertising)

July 03, 2012 by Administrator in Interactive Media, Sound Effects, Events and Parties
Here's wishing a happy 4th of July, and a chance to put some Pro Sound Effects into action!

Pro Sound Effects Exhibiting at Campus Technology Education Technology Conference

July 02, 2012 by Administrator in Sound Effects, Trade Shows, Events and Parties
We're excited to be a part of the upcoming Campus Technology Conference hitting Boston this month, July 16-19th. This will be the 19th year for the CT conference, which paves the way in broadcasting the bleeding edge of digital trends for campus tech professionals year in and year out. More than 50 sessions and workshops are planned for the four days, and the PSE team is happy to count itself a...

Generative Audio and The Future of Game Sound Design, by Stephan Schütze

June 18, 2012 by Administrator in Interactive Media, Game Audio
Sound design expert Stephan Schütze has written a worthwhile op-ed on generative audio over at Develop. Beginning with his first experiences using generative capabilities on game sound design for Playstation 2, Schütze, the publisher behind Foundation's sound effects libraries (plus the Aviation Collection and Ambient Textures), gives a brief overview of the process and its open-ended potential...

Featured Sound Effects Library: Soundrangers, by Develop

June 14, 2012 by Administrator in Interviews, Product Reviews, Sound Effects
Develop recently ran a feature on Soundrangers outlining what makes the library great for feature films, but great for video game developers. Check out the piece, which features Soundrangers co-founder and sound designer Barry Dowsett.

Space Sound Design With Full Circle Werks' Chris Wiseman Interview

May 18, 2012 by Administrator in Interviews, Sound Design, Sound Effects
It was a breezy Thursday morning last month when New Yorkers and Jerseyans clambered to their office windows as the nation tuned in to catch space shuttle Enterprise make its final flight over Manhattan. The following day, in far away Germany, Chris Wiseman uploaded this short: a NASA video simulation of future space shuttle Orion, outfitted with new, tailor-made audio effects. That weekend a...

Pro Sound Effects Library Interview: The Top Finalists from the AudioDraft Audio Logo Contest

April 26, 2012 by Administrator in Interviews, Sound Design, Contests
The top three finishers from PSE's recent audio logo contest, sponsored by AudioDraft,reflect on their experiences crafting PSE's new sound logo by taking us inside the process.