Questions tagged [sound-design]

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Getting past your sound design “writing blocks”

I'm usually pretty good at imagining what I want something to sound like. I helps that I don't do a whole lot of work that require any fancy sound design, so most of my sound design so far is for my ...
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Demo reel choice

I came across a very interesting article about demo reels and that if you want to start somewhere try to do one. The problem is the choice of the video for me. What would be a great demo reel for an ...
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Best use of Silence in a film?

In my opinion some of the best film sound is not loud or overt, and I've used silence many times in film soundtracks myself but I am interested to know what your favorite use of silence or near-...
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What's your best story about repurposing a sound?

I have some great stories about sounds that I originally used for one thing, then was able to completely change, and re-use as a completely different sound. For example: I recently did a bunch of ...
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What are the 10 best sites for sound design tips and tricks [closed]

Any website from websites for amateurs to websites for pros can qualify.
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How to make money with sound design.

I've enjoyed recording samples and playing with audio as a hobby for quite a while now. Recently I purchased a zoom h2 and the quality of the recordings are just great. What I'm curious about, is how ...