Pro Sound Effects Blog

20,000 Hours: How to sculpt a professional sound effects library

March 11, 2019 by David Forshee in Sound Effects, The Odyssey Collection
Discover the Pro Sound Effects Editorial Team’s approach to developing The Odyssey Collection sound effects library and tools of choice to get the job done.

How Sound Artists are Working Faster and More Creatively with The Odyssey Collection

March 05, 2019 by Jamie Bishop in Product Reviews, The Odyssey Collection
See why sound effects rich with cinematic character and descriptive embedded metadata are helping empower creators more than ever. 

How to Sound Design Magic Spell Sound Effects

December 19, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, The Odyssey Collection, How-To
Learn how to approach designing magic sound effects in the latest episode of Waveform featuring The Odyssey Collection: Essentials sound library.

Car Sound Design Master Class with Mark Mangini

November 27, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, The Odyssey Collection, How-To
Get advice on how to approach cinematic sound design for cars from award-winning sound artist Mark Mangini.

How to Record Car Sounds and Vehicle Workups with Mark Mangini

October 03, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Recording, The Odyssey Collection, How-To
Learn about the complex process of recording vehicles and which mic setups to consider to capture the right sounds and perspectives for your project.

Top 10 Cars Used in Movies

September 28, 2018 by Jamie Bishop in Lists, The Odyssey Collection
Discover the most commonly seen vehicles throughout the history of film. Automobiles have been present in film since both were invented. From police car chases to family vacation road trips, cars are in just about every film set in the 20th century.

Introducing The Odyssey Collection: Vehicles by Mark Mangini & Richard L. Anderson

September 25, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, The Odyssey Collection
Available now: Accelerate your productions with the most thorough collection of professional car sound effects available – plus trucks, buses, and motorcycles.

How to Cut Car Sound Effects with Workups to Speed Up Your Workflow

September 17, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design, The Odyssey Collection
See how a thorough series of recordings from various perspectives, also known as a workup, can be used to streamline your sound editing workflow. If vehicle sound effects are the weakest category in your sound library, you’re not alone. Despite the prevalence of cars in most films, TV shows, and games, many sound artists lack the resources to tackle vehicle-centric projects.

The Odyssey Collection: Expanded Library Tour with Bob Kellough

May 08, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Product Reviews, The Odyssey Collection
Take an inside look (and listen) at the quality and depth of Odyssey Expanded. Watch sound effects editor Bob Kellough (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Justice League) explore The Odyssey Collection: Expanded. Get a listening tour of the library and learn why he loves the quality of the recordings and organized presentation - and check out a powerful flamethrower design using only 4 sound effects.

Introducing The Odyssey Collection: Expanded by Mark Mangini & Richard L. Anderson

April 26, 2018 by Andrew Emge in Product Releases, The Odyssey Collection
Available now – Inspire creativity on any project with tasteful, big budget sounds from our highest quality general library ever. We are proud to unveil The Odyssey Collection: Expanded (OX) – our latest exclusive general library carefully curated from the life’s work of Academy Award®-winning sound editors Mark Mangini (Blade Runner 2049, Mad Max: Fury Road) and Richard L. Anderson (The Lion...