If you are a student or recent graduate over the age of 21, Ric Viers would like to invite you to apply to his internship at The Detroit Chop Shop. This three month unpaid internship is an opportunity for you to learn how to record, edit and design sound effects, attain real-world experience, participate in Chop Shop projects with clients such as ABC, ESPN, BET, HGTV and Skywalker Sound, and receive mentorship under Ric Viers.
The deadline for submissions is May 13, 2016, and the internship runs from June to August 2016. To apply for this program, submit a video (strictly one minute or less) to www.facebook.com/ricviers, expressing your personal charm and why you think you have what it takes to intern at the Chop Shop. This internship is all about attitude, so no resume or credits are necessary. Since the Chop Shop values attention to detail, visit their website to learn what will be expected of you, as well as the specifics of the program and the tone of the directors. Good luck!
Ric Viers has announced a special offer of the SFX Bible Hard Drive, exclusive for DS readers:
The Sound Effects Bible Hard Drive is a collection of 5,000 sound effects recorded by Ric Viers and his team at the Detroit Chop Shop including close to 2,000 new and previously unreleased sound effects. All of the sounds were recorded at 24/96KHz, along with a small selection of unique 16/44.1KHz sounds that were pulled from the Detroit Chop Shop archives.
The sounds are delivered as 24/48 KHz broadcast .WAV files complete with metadata that is compatible with your favorite search engine and are neatly sorted into 25 category folders: Ambience, Animals, Cartoon, Emergency, Explosions, Fire, Foley, Food, Footsteps, Horror, Horror Production Elements, Household, Humans, Impacts, Industry, Multimedia, Office, Production Elements, Science Fiction, Sports, Technology, Vehicles, Warfare, Water and Weather.
With loopable effects, enriched metadata and clean sound effects free from background noise, this is a great entry-level sound effects collection to get you started!