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Deadline Extended for 2015 International Music+Sound Awards

March 27, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Awards

Pro Sound Effects is once again a proud sponsor of the International Music+Sound Awards! The submission deadline was originally Friday March 27. But good news: The deadline for this year’s International Music+Sound Awards has been extended by two weeks to midnight (GMT), Friday April 10, 2015. The MAS Awards have been …

How Michael O’Connor Works

March 19, 2015 by Andrew Emge in How I Work, Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects How I Work series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library owners what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. This interview is How I Work #4 – see the link below for other interviews in the series. Name: Michael William O’Connor Occupation: …

Pro Sound Effects at Avid Connect & NAB 2015

March 12, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Trade Shows

Team PSE is headin’ out to Las Vegas in April to take part in two industry-shaping trade shows: Avid Connect 2015 and NAB 2015! Shoot us an email at NAB@prosoundeffects.com to set up a meeting at either show! Avid Connect 2015 Our first stop will be Caesars Palace from April 10-12 to …

PSE Sponsors Audio Branding Awards 2015

March 6, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Audio Branding

We are proud to announce that Pro Sound Effects is sponsoring the Audio Branding Awards 2015! Team PSE takes sound very seriously. So what better event to be a part of than one that recognizes sonic excellence? As part of our sponsorship, we’ll be giving away a PSE Master Library …

Streaming Media Producer Reviews the Hybrid Library

February 27, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Earlier this month, Streaming Media Producer published an excellent review of the Hybrid Library. The reviewer, Paul Schmutzler, discusses the Hybrid Library’s high sound quality, world-class content, and efficient searchability. He even provides a “sonic movie” created using only sound effects from the Hybrid Library: Hybrid Library owners are most …

PSE Client Spotlight: Cloud Imperium Games

February 10, 2015 by Jeremy Siegel in Client Spotlight, Game Audio, Sound Effects Licensing

Every sound effects user is different. The PSE Client Spotlight Series provides examples of how Pro Sound Effects works with individual clients to provide customized, multi-faceted sound effects solutions based on their unique circumstances. Last summer I was delighted to hear from Lee Banyard, Audio Director at Cloud Imperium Games (developers …

Sound & Picture Hybrid Library Review

January 30, 2015 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library, Library Reviews

Earlier this week, Sound & Picture published a review of the Hybrid Library – and it’s one of our favorites to date. The review effectively explains the Hybrid Library’s features and value as well as PSE’s principles behind creating a library exclusively for freelancers and independents. It also provides an honest …

How Andrew Lackey of Wabi Sabi Sound Works

January 12, 2015 by Andrew Emge in How I Work, Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects How I Work series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library owners what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. This interview is How I Work #3 – see the link below for other interviews in the series. Name: Andrew Lackey Occupation: Sound …

The Pro Sound Effects Year in Review (2014)

December 26, 2014 by Andrew Emge in Lists

As the new year approaches, it’s important to reflect on what has occurred over the past year – partly for mental and spiritual closure, but mostly to show off all of the cool stuff we did 🙂 2014 was a great year for Pro Sound Effects! We completely revamped our website, released …

Hybrid Library: Life Cycle and Pricing

December 26, 2014 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library

Pro Sound Effects created the Hybrid Library to give freelance sound designers affordable access to a big studio library – a $10,000 value available for a fraction of the price. Several Hybrid Library owners and applicants have asked about how pricing, updates and Expansions work throughout the year – in response, we put …