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Freelancer Program Upgraded with New Libraries & Software

Freelancer Program Upgraded with New Libraries & Software

November 2, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Freelancer Program

Apply now to save up to 60% off industry-leading audio tools We created the Pro Sound Effects Freelancer Program to support independent media creators with affordable access to the most useful and creative audio tools on the market. Any freelance sound designer, sound editor, video editor, audio engineer, game developer …

Interview with Masato Ushijima, Recordist of Tokyo Ambisonics

Interview with Masato Ushijima, Recordist of Tokyo Ambisonics

October 27, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

Tokyo Ambisonics lets users control perspective of pristine urban atmospheres in real-time with “virtual mic” software. Download the free sampler to try it out! We spoke with Tokyo Ambisonics recordist, Masato Ushijima, about the recording process, his audio background, thoughts on the Ambisonics format & more. PSE: Hi Masato! Can you share a …

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors 72 Film Fest

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors 72 Film Fest

October 20, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Awards

The winner of the Best Sound Award received 50 downloads for the Pro Sound Effects Online Library ($250 value). The 72 Film Fest is an annual time-based film competition where teams have 72 hours to make a movie. Based just outside the DC/Baltimore metropolitan area, 72 Film Fest inspires and challenges …

Tokyo Ambisonics Library: Use software to spatialize urban atmospheres

Tokyo Ambisonics Library: Use software to spatialize urban atmospheres

October 18, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Library Releases

Immersive recordings with “virtual mic” software enhance 3D audio workflow for sound editors. Tokyo Ambisonics – the newest library from Pro Sound Effects – is available now! Grab it at 30% off through the end of November, or download the free sampler to try it out first. Featuring 3.5+ hours (22GB) …

GameSoundCon 2016 Wrap-Up

GameSoundCon 2016 Wrap-Up

October 6, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Trade Shows

Team PSE had a great ol’ time sponsoring and exhibiting at GameSoundCon 2016! Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table, and congrats to David Weaver for winning the Hybrid Library giveaway. Check out some pictures from GSC and other LA excursions: Follow PSE on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to keep up with …

The Sound Architect Reviews the Hybrid Library

The Sound Architect Reviews the Hybrid Library

September 8, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

“I find it hard to believe that any sound effects provider will be able to beat the Hybrid Library on sheer value for money!” A review of the Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library was recently featured on The Sound Architect, an audio resource dedicated to sharing the knowledge of industry professionals and anyone …

Creating the Sound of Madden NFL 17 with Solid Audioworks

Creating the Sound of Madden NFL 17 with Solid Audioworks

August 30, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Game Audio

Solid Audioworks recently announced that, for the past year, they joined forces with the audio team at EA Sports to create the sound for Madden NFL 17. Watch the video above to learn how Will Morton & Craig Conner approached recording and mixing the game audio to achieve an exciting and immersive blend of broadcast sports, Hollywood, and …

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors GameSoundCon 2016

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors GameSoundCon 2016

August 25, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Trade Shows

Register with our sponsor code PROSNDGSC for 15% off! GameSoundCon, the premier conference for video game music and sound design, takes places this year on September 27-28 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Pro Sound Effects is sponsoring GameSoundCon for the third consecutive year! Stop by the PSE booth for a demo, or …

VR Audio Interview Featured on Designing Sound

VR Audio Interview Featured on Designing Sound

August 9, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Interviews

Virtual reality is a new frontier for audio and sound design. The industry is buzzing with potential and new technology, though many elements have yet to be figured out. Travis Fodor is an audio engineer, editor and sound designer who has worked with a variety of VR startups and 360 …

Chicago Ambisonics Library with Virtual Mic Software Provides Endless Control

Chicago Ambisonics Library with Virtual Mic Software Provides Endless Control

August 4, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Library Releases

Urban ambience recordings with sound effects software offer sound editors unparalleled flexibility and realism. The latest library from Pro Sound Effects – Chicago Ambisonics – is available now! Featuring over 3 hours (14GB) of immersive city ambiences in B-format, the Chicago Ambisonics library includes software allowing sound editors and mixers to point “virtual microphones” in …