Month: November 2011

Pro Sound Effects Sponsors the Audio Branding Congress

November 30, 2011 by Laura Sinnott in Contests, Events and Parties

Pro Sound Effects presented SONOPEDIA 2.0 to the winner of the Audio Branding Congress Case Study competition to Wilbert Hirsch.

Happy Thanksgiving from Pro Sound Effects!

November 23, 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Effects, Sound Librarian

Hey there turkey lovers (and you too, untimely vegetarians)!  We here at PSE would love to wish you all a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday, and in doing so, share with you some of our very favorite turkey sound effects! Here is a choice gobble, plucked (pun intended) from the …

5 Keys for Using Sound Effects to Improve Sound Design – Part 2

November 16, 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in Sound Design

By David Sonnenschein, author Sound Design: The Expressive Power of Music, Voice and Sound Effects in Cinema.  Key 2:  Look for objects and actions as explicit sounds Scriptwriting convention pays a certain homage to the power of audio by requesting that each sound be capitalized in the body of the …

The Sounds of Occupy Wall Street and Protests Past

November 10, 2011 by Jeremy Siegel in BBC Sound Effects Library

Public demonstration (peaceful and otherwise) have long been a part of human society. In the face of oppression, unjustice, or tyranny, humankind has, since the dawn of modern civilization, found ways to unite under a common principle in order to push back against those who have meant us injury – …

Sonic Branding and the Audio Branding Congress Pt. 2

November 4, 2011 by Laura Sinnott in Events and Parties

The Audio Branding Congress is happening in less than two weeks here in NYC, so I thought I’d hit you readers with some more musings about the topic. I met a super cool cat at AES a while back, Elijah Torn of Massive Music, and asked him for some thoughts about the importance of sonic branding.