Tag: sound effects recording

Setting the studio on fire: Recording sounds for Raiders of the Lost Ark

August 24, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Film Sound, Interviews, Sound Effects

Discover the lengths that true sound effects recordists will go to capture the perfect sound. As we’re diligently developing the soon-to-be-released Mangini-Anderson Sound Library for your personal use and exploring its sonic treasures, we uncovered a historic sound effect story that was too good to keep to ourselves. We recently …

Mark Mangini on why you should record at high sample rates

July 20, 2017 by Andrew Emge in Sound Design

“As a sound designer for motion pictures, I live and die by the quality of my library.” With a film sound career spanning 36 years, 100+ film credits, and a dozen awards and nominations, Mark Mangini’s sonic prowess is highly regarded in the world of audio post. You can find …

PSE-Partner Stephan Schütze on Recording Vehicle Sound Effects

July 18, 2014 by Andrew Emge in Interviews, Sound Librarian, Sound Recording

Designing Sound yesteday featured our Aussie mate, Pro Sound Effects Content Partner and game sound design expert Stephan Schütze with a Guest Contribution article detailing his many approaches to recording vehicle sound effects. He takes a more conceptual approach to capturing good vehicle sounds as opposed to focusing too much …

Strange Places to Plant or Hide Lav Microphones

November 15, 2012 by Laura Sinnott in Sound Recording

In my years of recording sound effects and dialogue for film and commercial production I have hidden microphpones, mostly lav microphones, in all kinds of places (as I’m sure most sound recordists have). I’ve planted microphones in a tree branch in a West Virginia field, a toilet bowl to record …