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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 …

How Will Morton of Solid Audioworks Works

December 17, 2014 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 #2 – see below for other interviews in the series. Name: Will Morton Occupation: Game Sound Designer Location: Scotland, …

Hybrid Library Sale Ends December 31st

December 17, 2014 by Andrew Emge in Hybrid Library

30 discounted units available for freelance sound designers ‘Tis the Season for the annual Pro Sound Effects Hybrid Library sale and only 30 units remain available at $1,500. After December 31, the Hybrid Library will go back up to $2,500 for qualified freelance sound designers. “The Hybrid Library is a big studio …

Beau Borders Is Not Your Average Film Mixer

December 11, 2014 by Andrew Emge in Video

Nor is he a typical PSE client! Sure, Beau Borders is a successful feature film mixer and sound editor (IMDb). But he also happens to be a professional racecar driver. Yes, you read that correctly. Beau is a Sound Mixing Academy Award nominee for his work on Lone Survivor. He has collaborated on …