Soundminer HD Plus Released

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Soundminer HD Plus (Win/Mac) is available now in the Soundminer Store at $399. Soundminer HD is not available yet. Soundminer HD is a new lower cost product line that…

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Interview with John Purcell at Waves

Monday, November 1, 2010

Waves has published an interview with another guy from its artists team. This time is not a sfx guy… it’s a dialogue editor! and a great one: John Purcell,…

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Tim Prebble and His Three Nominations for Best Sound at NZ Film Awards

Thursday, September 16, 2010

I consider Tim Prebble a true master of the craft. He is an amazing sound designer and one of the most prolific contributors to this community. This week…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Reader Questions

Friday, July 30, 2010

Sadly, the Bruce Tanis special has come to its end. This month was amazing, with a really great amount of sound effects editing master classes given by Bruce….

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Bruce Tanis Special: Cutting Weird Things on "Fringe"

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

I started editing sound effects at Todd-AO back in 19………. Something-or-other! I started working on a show called “Brooklyn Bridge” produced by Gary David Goldberg. I worked in…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Cutting Crowd Effects

Monday, July 26, 2010

Hello again. Over the years I’ve worked on several films and TV shows that required editing crowds for different sorts of sports, both indoors and outdoors, concerts, and,…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Editing Hand to Hand Fight Sound Effects

Friday, July 23, 2010

Fight sequences are a common event in many action films and they are often fairly straight forward to edit. See a punch, hear a punch. Unlike fantasy or…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Scale/Perspective on Cutting Sound Effects

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Creating sounds for gadgets, machinery, and weapons beyond any mundane character they may have as ordinary objects is a core task of sound effects design. To be sure,…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Using Default Audio Suite Plugins in Pro Tools

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

I gave up a quasi-staff position nearly a decade ago in order to pursue a career as a freelance sound effects editor. Certainly, there are positives and negatives…

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Bruce Tanis Special: Using Accidents in Field Recording

Friday, July 9, 2010

Today, I’d like to share some observations about using accidents that occur in field recordings and things that sometimes get recorded unintentionally. No, I’m not talking about going…

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