NEW YORK, N.Y.— April 4, 2011— Do you remember the sound of a bumblebee taking off and flying by on a warm summer day? Now you can hear it again and own it at Soundsnap.com. Providing media and entertainment professionals with Hollywood-quality audio for films, games and broadcast projects, Soundsnap announced today the immediate availability of its new collection of royalty-free sound effects from renowned sound editor, Coll Anderson ( Trees Lounge, The Fog of War, etc). This collection of 5,800 sound effects includes processed sound design drones, various guns, insects, Amazon ambiances, rare muscle cars,“death” cars, and extensive Foley recordings.
“Coll is one of the most sought-after sound editors in the industry,” said Soundsnap founder, Tasos Frantzolas.“He has helped to sharpen the focus and story of films with the creative use of sound. Now his compilation of rare sounds will allow our users to add gripping audio to any project.”
Anderson has been working with sound for 22 years. His work includes recording, editing, designing and mixing, and spans indie art house classics, award-winning documentaries and many studio films. His production resume includes Steve Buscemi’s acclaimed Trees Lounge, Errol Morris’ Oscar winning The Fog of War, Sundance Grand Jury Prize winners Frat House, Manda Balla, and Restropo, Universals Studio’s action classic Death Race, and the Emmy winning television drama Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
“Sound on its own is never as interesting as sound in context,” said Anderson.“Most of what is in my library are recordings for film that were made with respect to a sound that was worth recording, that I needed, but that also could be captured in an environment that was somehow excited by the event. I hope what they say helps you create what you have to say.”
With over 700,000 users, Soundsnap is the largest membership-based professional sound effects and music loops library in the world. It is also the only sound effects library to offers its members several levels of pricing options as well as a convenient annual package for unlimited sound downloads. Soundsnap is more than a service; it is a community where members can create personalized profiles, share ideas, discuss and comment on sounds.
Pricing and Availability
Soundsnap’s royalty-free sound effects and music loops are available in .wav or .mp3 format for use in any commercial or non-commercial application. Soundsnap offers several levels of pricing options for community members, ranging from $9 USD to $149 USD, as well as a convenient $249 USD annual package for unlimited sound downloads. To learn more about Soundsnap, browse the entire sound effects and music loops library, or become a member, please visit www.soundsnap.com.
Featuring a wide variety of compelling and unique sounds, Soundsnap’s extensive library includes over 130,000 professional sound effects and music loops for commercial or non-commercial use in feature films, game development, broadcast, commercials, multimedia and more. With over 700,000 registered members, Soundsnap users include Disney, Pixar, Ogilvy, Blizzard Entertainment, Microsoft, Sony PlayStation, SonyEricsson, BBC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, HBO, Al Jazeera, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Nirvana, Sonic Youth and Smashing Pumpkin's producer, Butch Vig. For more information, visit www.soundsnap.com.
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Tasos Frantzolas, Founder