Pro Sound Effects Blog

Roundtable: 2020 Retrospective with award-winning sound artists

October 15, 2020 by Jeremy Siegel in Interviews, Sound Design
Things haven't gone exactly to plan...but what have we learned and where do we go from here?

David Lynch on Sound and Alan Splet's Wind Recordings

August 17, 2020 by Maddy Kong in Interviews, Sound Recording
Filmmaker David Lynch discusses the importance of sound in film.

Watson Wu Joins Pro Sound Effects to Release Exclusive Libraries

June 18, 2020 by Jamie Bishop in Interviews, Product Releases
Read our interview with the accomplished sound recordist, and explore sound effects libraries in the Wu Collection.

How to Jump Start Your Game Audio Career

October 30, 2019 by Keith Creighton in Interviews, Game Audio
Insider tips and tricks on breaking into the game audio industry — from reels & internships to diverse storytelling.

Concept Is King: How sound designer and composer Matthew Wilcock stays creative

October 01, 2019 by Andreas Russo in Interviews
Discover how sound artist Matthew Wilcock approaches projects and avoids creative slumps.

Industry Round Table: Audio Trends for 2020 and Beyond

September 25, 2019 by Jeremy Siegel in Interviews, Sound Design
The old saying goes, “Hindsight is 20:20.” Poppycock! We say 2020 is for foresight!

Top 12 answers from Richard King's Reddit AMA

August 01, 2019 by Jamie Bishop in Interviews, King Collection
You asked, he answered: Read some of the best moments from Richard King's Ask Me Anything.

Sound Effects Master Class with Mark Mangini

May 02, 2019 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Sound Design, The Odyssey Collection
Discover how award-winning sound editor Mark Mangini approaches new projects and various styles of sound design using his sound effects library. In this new in-depth video interview from SoundWorks Collection, Academy Award®-winning sound editor and PSE Library Partner Mark Mangini (Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max: Fury Road) discusses his experiences building his sound effects library and how to...

Hearing the Written Word: How the sound design of Hala was inspired by the script

February 14, 2019 by Andreas Russo in Interviews, Film Sound
Supervising sound editor Derek Vanderhorst talks about his approach to the sound design for Hala, working in ATMOS, and his experience on No Country For Old Men.

Capturing the expressive animal recordings of Ann's Animals

February 05, 2019 by Jamie Bishop in Interviews, Product Releases
Get the stories behind some of the rare, powerful animal sound effects captured by film sound legend Ann Kroeber and featured in our latest library, Ann's Animals.