Tag: Sound Effects

Top 6 BaseHead Features for Efficient Sound Editing Workflow

May 12, 2017 by Andrew Emge in How-To, Video

Discover ways to stay organized and speed up your workflow with BaseHead 4.x Ultra search software. Whether you’re a sound editor or sound designer, effectively and efficiently organizing, searching, and implementing sound effects from your library is absolutely critical to stay on time, under budget, and within the creative zone. …

Sound Designing the Mechanical Beasts of ‘Titanfall 2’

May 1, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Game Audio, Sound Design

Learn how the Lead Sound Designer of Titanfall 2 created complex robotic sounds that bring the Titans to life. Respawn Entertainment, PSE-clients and makers of the award-winning game Titanfall, recently posted a blog article featuring Rick Hernandez, Lead Sound Designer for the Multiplayer component of the Titanfall franchise. The latest release, Titanfall …

Adapt Your Project Across Multi-Channel Formats with NUGEN Audio Halo Upmix

April 13, 2017 by Andrew Emge in How-To

Find out how to intuitively and efficiently translate audio projects between stereo and surround formats Multi-channel mixing projects can be incredibly time-consuming, especially when your client needs deliverables in multiple formats. How can you maintain the quality and integrity of your work for viewers in environments ranging from a laptop to a theater …

3 Reasons Why Investing in a General Library Gives Your Business an Edge

April 11, 2017 by Douglas Price in Lists, Sound Effects Licensing

I founded Pro Sound Effects in 2004 with a simple goal: Empower professional media creators to unleash their full creative and productive potential. I’ve always looked for ways to shorten the time between inspiration and actualization, to narrow the gap between your initial creative spark and the finished result playing …

Tips for Recording Underwater Sound Effects with a Hydrophone

February 1, 2017 by Andrew Emge in How-To

Recordist of the Submerged library shares tips and tricks for capturing underwater sound effects with a hydrophone. – A hydrophone is a microphone designed to be used underwater. When recordist Colin Hart first learned about hydrophone recording, he was eager to explore a new world of sound. But he also found that hydrophones and working …

How Justin Hollis Works: Sound Designer at Hexany Audio

December 20, 2016 by Andrew Emge in How I Work, Hybrid Library, Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects ‘How I Work’ series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library users what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. We recently had the chance to catch up with Hexany Audio, a Los Angeles-based audio team specializing in original music and sound for games, …

Post Magazine Reviews NYC Ambisonics Sound Effects Library

May 16, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Library Reviews

Produced and recorded by Pro Sound Effects, NYC Ambisonics is a sound effects library of New York City ambiences bundled with SurroundZone2 software. The Ambisonics format allows sound editors and mixers to tweak “virtual microphones” in real time with bundled software from TSL Products. This means the recordings can be decoded to mono, stereo, 5.1, …

NAB 2016 Giveaway: Hybrid Sound Effects Library + iZotope RX 5 Audio Editor

March 23, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Trade Shows

Attending NAB 2016? Visit PSE at Booth# SL8330 and enter to win a Hybrid Sound Effects Library bundled with iZotope RX 5 software! I repeat… Stop by the Pro Sound Effects booth and enter our raffle for the chance to win a PSE Hybrid Library on hard drive – our best value, most reviewed general sound effects …

EA DICE sound designers discuss sounds of Star Wars Battlefront

March 9, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Game Audio

Last month, PSE-Client EA DICE posted the first installment of Sounds of Star Wars Battlefront – a new blog series in which the sound design team shares stories behind some of their favorite sounds in the game, Star Wars Battlefront. Part I of the series features sound designer, David Jegutidse, discussing the …

PSE-Sponsored L.A. Post Fest Still Accepting Entries

January 12, 2016 by Andrew Emge in Contests

We are stoked to be sponsoring the first annual L.A. Post Fest – a new and innovative editing competition from the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG)! L.A. Post Fest is a unique editing competition, utilizing footage from a professionally shot 4K Hollywood short film (entitled ‘Protocol’), and digital assets provided by festival …