February 28, 2013

Launch Of FirstCom SoundFX Site

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

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.  
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.” 
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