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Post Production Tips for Film Audio

Feb 21, 2019

These post production tips for film audio will help you perfect the sound you recorded during the production process of filming or capturing video. Although you may have recorded audio separately from video in the case of Foley, ambiance, or extra audio, all of these tips should apply.

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Film Audio

Tips On Recording Audio For Film

Aug 01, 2019

These Tips on recording audio for film are going to help you make better decisions on-set and in the approach you take when recording the audio of your production. And don’t brush audio aside either. It plays a significant role in the entire production and can make or break your film...

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Film Audio

Tips On Business Cards For Game Devs (Artists too!)

Jan 20, 2019

These tips on business cards for game devs will explain why it’s important, even if you’re someone who works in-house. Sure, business cards can be more important to freelancers and entrepreneurs. But, having them as anyone into game development can make it a lot easier and more professional to...

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Game Audio

Best Sites To Find Work In Game Audio

Sep 05, 2019

These are the best sites to find work in game audio. I've left out the general freelance sites such as Glassdoor and Upwork since they're not game dev specific. But, those kinds of websites are still an okay way to find audio production jobs in other types of media.

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Game Audio

Freelance vs In-House Audio

Nov 30, 2018

Freelance vs In-House Audio is a question often faced by people entering into the creative field of audio. There are definitely some pros and cons to each. Whether it’s sound design, composition, or even voiceover, you will have to make the choice of where you want to fit in.

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Audio Industry

49 Game Audio Tips (detailed)

Mar 27, 2020

These game audio tips are detailed and packed full of information to help you advance in your field of audio. First, there are some general tips that can be applied regardless of your discipline in audio, then we’ll move on to some niche-specific tips for areas such as sound design and composition.

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Game Audio

How To Make A Better Audio Portfolio

Nov 15, 2018

Learning how to make a better audio portfolio might have you scouring other artists websites trying to find similarities between them that stands out. This tutorial will save you the trouble. If you want to make a better portfolio as a freelancer or as an in-house position, this...

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Audio Industry

How To Start A Career In Game Audio

Nov 01, 2018

Knowing how to start a career in audio for games can be a hard lesson to learn, especially if you’re stuck doing free work for exposure and experience. Especially when most job openings require experience to even apply, especially at entry level!

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Game Audio

Equipment Needed To Start Making Music

Oct 26, 2018

The equipment you need to start making music can vary depending on what you can do live. But, not everyone can play an instrument well enough to make some music that sounds good. This post will break down some of the essentials you will need to produce music and some of the gear that can wait.

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Audio Industry

Charging More for Audio as a Freelancer

Aug 02, 2019

Charging more for audio as a freelancer. An intimidating move at first, but one that may spark your interest. As a freelance Composer, Sound Designer, or any contractor really, you can be charging more for the work you do.

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Audio Industry

Best Sites to Download Free Sound Effects

Mar 22, 2020

These best websites to download free sound effects are great if you’re looking to get royalty-free SFX at no cost. There are many websites out there that offer free sounds for you to download but many can be under not-so-appealing creative commons licenses. Check out these for CC0 sounds!

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Audio Industry

Marketing Video Game Soundtracks

Nov 17, 2018

Marketing video game soundtracks is highly important and should not be underestimated. The opportunities for additional revenue and awareness for the composer and game devs are huge.

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Game Audio

Tips for Beginner Voice Actors

Aug 01, 2019

These 11 tips for beginner voice actors will help if you need to brush up on some skills or if you're just starting out in voice over. This post is going to shed some light on some of the best practices you might want to start using in your own routine.

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How To Start Voice Acting

Aug 01, 2019

If you’re wondering how to start voice acting, you might also be thinking that only a select few can pull off professional voice acting, but the truth is, pretty much anyone can do it. All you need is to do is speak clearly, with confidence and have at least some training.

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Top 5 Audio Industry Blogs

Mar 22, 2020

Top 5 Audio Industry Blogs. The perspective coming from each blog will give you a diverse opinion on the topics they may mutually talk about. Learning about certain techniques, tips and tricks are going to be a lot easier with different sources to read from.

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Audio Industry