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Launch Of FirstCom SoundFX Site
Posted: Feb. 28, 2013 Sign-in to Comment Bookmark and Share

Launch Of FirstCom SoundFX Site A Game Changer
Producers and audio editors can now easily search, audition, and
download 
over 33 thousand premium, pre-cleared sound effects.

IDA Sponsors, FirstCom Music today announced the official launch party for FirstCom SoundFX at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas.  This new site is a rich and dynamic tool for producers to access thousands of quality online sound effects.  “Our clients needed a more effective way to search for sound effects,” says Carol Riffert, Vice President/General Manager for FirstCom Music. “To meet this need, we sought out and partnered with one of the industries most recognized sound editors, Rob Nokes.  Together we created a powerful, user-friendly sound effects site with a streamlined search, audition and download process.” The official launch party will take place at 3:00pm on Monday, April 8th in the FirstCom Music Booth #SL5820 .

Renowned sound editor Rob Nokes has traveled the globe in search of new sounds and now you can have access to this outstanding collection of sound effects and the dynamic online search tool that makes finding the right effect easy. "As a Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Effects Recordist / Designer, I strive to provide sound effects that enhance the filmmakers' story and enable the filmgoer to believe that they are immersed in the story with the characters. Recording and experiencing sounds from all over the world increases my knowledge and capability to select and create the best sound effects for the film,” says Rob.

Over the past few years, Rob has recorded fireworks in the Punta Del Este harbor in Uruguay, tropical fish in Saipan, spelunking the caves of Tinian, World War II planes, a Stuart Tank, spelunking the Christmas Caves in the Czech Republic, numerous Monasteries in Prague, WWII concentration camp, the steppes of Kazakhstan for indigenous voices and music, Chilean racetracks, the LA morgue, go-karts, modified cars, numerous dogs, football games, college basketball, junk yards, F-18 Jets, and much more. “I am excited to partner with FirstCom Music and to bring thousands of my best sound effects to the FirstCom SoundFX library," says Rob.

FirstCom Music, a leading music services provider, offers the most comprehensive musical selection worldwide. With more than 176,000 tracks, FirstCom Music is dedicated to providing high-quality, easy to license music to industry professionals.

FirstCom Music supports the documentary film community as a sponsor and major donor of the International Documentary Association.

For more information contact: Cristy Hyatt Coffey | Director of Marketing, FirstCom Music at 800.858.8880 or cristyc@firstcom.com