Pro Sound Effects Blog

The One Knob Method: How to Learn any Plugin, Tool, or Piece of Gear Quickly

March 25, 2020 by Akash Thakkar in Sound Design, How-To
Discover an efficient and thorough way to learn any new plugin, synth, or piece of gear.

Top 8 ways to optimize your remote sound editing setup

March 18, 2020 by David Forshee in Sound Design, How-To
Sound editing from home or on-the-go? Try these tips for a more streamlined workflow.

Rest Your Ears: Why Listening to Nothing Will Help You Create Great Sound Design

March 12, 2020 by Akash Thakkar in Sound Design, How-To
Learn how to combat ear fatigue to keep your work (and your brain) feeling fresh.

Top 5 mistakes all beginner sound editors make

February 25, 2020 by Korey Pereira in Film Sound, How-To
We all make mistakes. Use these tips to avoid the most common ones to jumpstart your career as a sound editor.

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 and workflow that fit your needs as a sound editor.

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.