Pro Sound Effects Blog

Stop, Check, Deliver: Knowing when to stop working on an edit or mix

January 28, 2020 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, How-To
5 ways to overcome perfectionism and finish editing/mixing your projects.

Top 7 tips to overcome creative blocks as a sound editor

January 02, 2020 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Sound Design, How-To
Feeling stuck? Follow these guidelines for inspiration when the creative juices aren't flowing.

Top 5 tips for collaborating with directors as a sound artist

November 26, 2019 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Sound Design, How-To
Discover the best ways to cultivate a healthy professional relationship with directors.

How to build your sound library (and make the most of it)

October 21, 2019 by Korey Pereira in Sound Effects, How-To
Use these tips to curate a sound library/workflow to fit your needs as a sound editor. Cutting effects and backgrounds often takes more work than simply grabbing the perfect sound and dropping it in. Build a library that covers the type of projects you typically work on, then follow these tips to learn how to approach library sounds in a way that makes them sound fresh or unique.

Master Class: Essential Audio Skills for Every Editor

September 11, 2019 by Jeremy Siegel in Audio Education, How-To
Get ready to create better sound in your NLE.

Top 5 habits to increase your productivity as a sound artist

August 26, 2019 by Korey Pereira in Sound Design, How-To
As schedules are constantly getting tighter and budgets smaller, use these tips to stay focused and work faster.

Top 8 resources to learn sound editing

August 08, 2019 by Natalia Saavedra Brychcy in Lists, Film Sound, How-To
Discover the best websites, books, and other resources to boost your sound editorial knowledge and advance your audio post career.

Richard King Joins the PSE Library, Launches Master Class

July 11, 2019 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, How-To, King Collection
Available Now: Exclusive sound effects libraries from King's private collection.

Top 5 unexpected sound effects sources

July 02, 2019 by Alex Gregson in Sound Effects, Sound Recording, How-To
Spark your creativity with some of the most overlooked ways to create sound effects.

Top 4 tips for organizing your sound effects library

June 21, 2019 by David Forshee in Sound Effects, How-To, Search
Learn how to structure your sound library for speed and efficiency so you can stay focused and in the creative zone.