Pro Sound Effects Blog

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 Sesigner 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.

The Magical Sound of Mary Poppins Returns: An Interview with Renee Tondelli

January 14, 2019 by Vinny Alfano in Interviews, Film Sound
  Enter the magical world of Mary Poppins Returns and hear about the level of detail put into the sound by Oscar®-nominated sound designer and supervising sound editor, Renee Tondelli.

40 Years of Halloween: Alan Howarth on Creating Classic Sci-Fi and Horror Sound Effects

October 22, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Product Releases
Explore the creative process behind the dark, moody soundscapes that defined a genre with iconic horror/sci-fi composer and sound designer, Alan Howarth.

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...