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The Sound Effects Bible: How to Create and Record Hollywood Style Sound Effects

by: Ric Viers

According to George Lucas, “Sound is half the experience.” The Sound Effects Bible is the complete guide to recording, editing, and designing your own sound effects. If it snaps, crackles, pops, crashes, booms or bangs, it can be found somewhere in this first ever book on the black art of Foley and sound effects. Imagine how your movies will come to life by using tried-and-true sound techniques that give films like Lords of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean and There Will Be Blood deeper dimensions in storytelling.

This definitive book covers microphone selection, field recorders, the ABCs of digital audio, understanding digital audio workstations, building your own Foley stage, designing your own editing studio, sound design, and much more.

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Meet the Author
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Ric Viers has worked in the film and television industry for more than fifteen years. His location sound credits include hundreds of productions for nearly every major television network, Universal Studios, Dateline, Good Morning America, Disney, and many others. Known as the “Rock and Roll Professor of Sound,” Viers has hosted several video series including Rode University, Rode Rage, and The Detroit Chop Shop Video Diaries. His sound design work has been used in major motion pictures, television shows, radio programs, and video games. In 2007, Viers launched his own label, Blastwave FX, to celebrate the release of his 100th sound effects library. Viers is the author of The Sound Effects Bible and is considered to be the world’s largest independent provider of sound effects, with more than 250,000 sounds and over 600 sound effects libraries to his credit. He has produced sound libraries for numerous publishers, including Adobe, Apple, Blastwave FX, Sony, Sound Ideas, and The Hollywood Edge. For more information visit www.ricviers.com.
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Overview

According to George Lucas, “Sound is half the experience.” The Sound Effects Bible is the complete guide to recording, editing, and designing your own sound effects. If it snaps, crackles, pops, crashes, booms or bangs, it can be found somewhere in this first ever book on the black art of Foley and sound effects. Imagine how your movies will come to life by using tried-and-true sound techniques that give films like Lords of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean and There Will Be Blood deeper dimensions in storytelling.

This definitive book covers microphone selection, field recorders, the ABCs of digital audio, understanding digital audio workstations, building your own Foley stage, designing your own editing studio, sound design, and much more.

Details

ISBN: 9781932907483
SKU: 3034282/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: 1 October 2008
Page Count: 326

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    Ric’s book is an excellent introduction to techniques for producing professional sound effects for films, games, etc. It’s packed with nuts-and-bolts information that beginning and intermediate level sound designers/editors will find useful.

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    The SFX Bible is the go-to resource for anyone serious about sound creation! Viers generously shares his real-world experience in an absorbing and hard to put down guide to this fascinating corner of the entertainment industry.

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    Ric Viers eats, drinks, and breathes sound effects. If you’re a sound designer, editor, or filmmaker, you’ll need the Bible!