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The 20 Most Popular Types of Sound Effects

August 30, 2010 by PSE in Lists

If there’s a sound you need, any sound, chances are you’ll find it online. Heck, there are sound effects available for the obscurest of the obscure, from Olympic curling to yogurt curdling. But what are some of the most popular sound effects online? What sounds do filmmakers and game developers want most …

The Sound Design of Nolan’s “Inception”

August 2, 2010 by PSE in Sound Design

It’s always going to be difficult designing sound for a film that delves deep into the surreal and bizzare. Throw an unhealthy amount of slow-motion into the mix and you have something of a sound design nightmare. With the right sound effects in the right places, however, you can ensure …

Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammals

July 13, 2010 by PSE in Sound Effects

If you liked the sounds of BBC’s Planet Earth, you’ll love this video. It’s an interesting glimpse into marine sounds of the deep blue. Peter Tyack of Woods Hole talks about the amazing ways whales use sound and song to communicate across hundreds of miles of ocean. (Peter Tyack studies …

Sounds from the BBC Planet Earth Sound Effects Listening Party

July 3, 2010 by PSE in BBC Sound Effects Library, Events and Parties, Sound Effects

Pro Sound Effects hosted the first BBC Planet Earth Sound Effects Listening Party this past week (July 2010) in NYC. The purpose was to gather together people from diverse backgrounds, listen to animal sounds from around the world, and via an Interactive Brain Panel, BrainBarnStorm ideas relating to interactive applications, installations, artistic and business application of this Massive archive.

BBC Nature Sound Effects Library – A Taste

June 9, 2010 by PSE in BBC Sound Effects Library, Free Sounds, Sound Effects

A taste from the BBC Nature Sound Effects Library.  These are NOT specially created sounds for some fanstastical movie trailer.  They are REAL!! What’s that cliche again… truth is stranger than fiction… Listen, download and use as you please: BBC Nature Sample Sound Effects (MP3) Japanese Sika Deer – image …

Podcast: NAB 2010 Interview with Pro Sound Effects

May 11, 2010 by PSE in Podcast, Trade Shows

Pro Sound Effects came out in force at NAB 2010.  Larry Jordan interviewed our very own Doug Price about all the great happenings this year.  As master distributor for HD Sound Effects publisher Blastwave FX, there was much to discuss, including their new library, BUGS!, and the Blastwave FX and …

Free Sound Effects Download Pack #2 from Blastwave FX

October 31, 2009 by PSE in Free Sounds, Sound Effects

Whether you’re a sound designer, video editor or web designer, we’ve got a high quality giveaway that is just a mouse click away! The Free Download Pack #2 from Blastwave FX contains a melange of 60 sound effects in broadcast wav format (16/44.1). From a human sigh to a cymbal …

Why Sound Matters: Webinars for Educators in Technology

May 13, 2008 by PSE in Audio Education, Webinar

December 14th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments Register to view the Webinar (original air date: Nov. 8 ) Ever wonder how integrating sound & technology into your curriculum can grab your students’ attention? Presented by Stephan Schütze on Tue. Nov. 8, 1PM EST Industry-Leading Sound Recordist and Game …

View Now: Why Sound Matters by Stephan Schutze

May 13, 2008 by PSE in Audio Education, Webinar

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View Now: Why Sound Matters Webinar Pt. 2

May 13, 2005 by PSE in Audio Education, Webinar

View the Webinar Now (original air date December 13th, 2012) Webinar Series Part 2 Free Presented by Stephan Schütze, Industry-Leading Sound Recordist and Game Sound Designer After high demand, Stephan Schutze of the Foundation Sound Effectst Libraies and PSE are hosting a second webinar about the importance of sound in education. …