One lucky Twitter follower of Ric Viers (@ricviers) will have a noisy Christmas morning when the win a Special Sound Effects Bible LE Starter kit that includes The Sound Effects Bible book, 5,000 sound effects and two authentic coconuts that they can use for their own Foley!
About The Sound Effects Bible
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. 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.
About The Author
Ric Viers has worked in the film and television industry for over thirteen years. His location sound credits include nearly every major television network, Universal Studios, Dateline, Good Morning America, Disney, and many others. 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. To date, he is considered to be the world’s largest independent provider of sound effects, with nearly 200,000 sounds and more than 600 sound effects products to his credit. He has produced sound libraries for numerous publishers, including Apple, Blastwave FX, Sony, Sound Ideas, and The Hollywood Edge.
“Ric’s book is an excellent introduction to techniques for producing profes¬sional 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.”
— Randy Thom, director of sound design, Skywalker Sound