Community, Contributor Tips
Adding to the Client’s Playlist: Tips on Selling Your Music on Pond5
Pond5 Director of Audio Collections Mike Pace offers exciting and fresh insights into industry trends, news, and upcoming features for Pond5 music artists.
Contributor Tips, Inspiration
The Importance of Diegetic Sound in Bringing Footage to Life
It’s impossible to downplay the importance of an added on-camera or off-camera sound effect as a device to push a story forward, or to simply sync a sound to the action.
Pro Tips, Tutorials
How to Mix Audio with the Adobe Premiere Pro Essential Sound Panel
There are four audio types in Adobe’s Essential Sound Panel: Dialogue, Music, Sound FX, and Ambience. Here’s an overview of the various parameters in each type, plus tips on using them effectively.
Artist Spotlight, Contributor Tips
Sounddogs Founder Rob Nokes on SFX Success
Sounddogs founder Rob Nokes is a lover of the art and science it takes to research and capture the perfect sound.
Pro Tips, Reviews
Home Studios: How to Choose a Digital Audio Workstation
A DAW (digital audio workstation) is the canvas for your musical creation. If you want to get into making-music on your computer, choosing your DAW is the first step.
Artist Spotlight, Inspiration
Scary Sights & Spooky Sounds: Pond5 Media Perfect for Halloween
Halloween is on the way, and we’re getting inspiration from a host of artists. From spooky sounds to devilish designs, these creators have us binging on candy and sleeping with the lights on.
Artist Spotlight, Pro Tips
Paper Video Games and Rock-Solid Filmmaking with MysteryGuitarMan
We wanted to see what YouTube star Joe Penna, aka MysteryGuitarMan, would come up with when given access to the full Pond5 library. Check out his stop-motion tribute to classic video games, along with his advice for aspiring film and video creators.
Inspiration, Pro Tips
How to Succeed in Audio Engineering and the Future of Sound
Jason Cushing has been engineering audio for 16 years, witnessing major change in the industry along the way. Read his thoughts on the challenges facing engineers today and what the future holds for the field.