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About the Game Audio Industry Survey The game development web site, Gamasutra, recently published the results of their annual game developer salary survey. This year, the results were somewhat puzzling, with “audio” salaries coming in higher than every other discipline except “business and management.” Part of the reason for this unexpected result is that audio, more than most other game disciplines, has a very high percentage of non-salaried freelancers, which are unaccounted for in the Gamautra survey. With that in mind, we created a survey that attempted to more accurately capture the issues of contracts, terms and compensation in game audio. Our goals were to have a survey that: • Reflected the freelancer segment of our industry • We agressively promoted to increse response rate • Covered some business issues unique to game music and sound We promoted the survey via social and other game and music industry web sites and received 518 responses. GameSoundCon Game Audio Industry Survey 2015
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Some years ago, veteran sound designer and game audio director Zachary Quarles (DOOM, Quake, Killer Instinct, Wolfenstein & many more) wrote an excellent guide on how to do an audio design document – and this is his followup to that guide; one that may very well change your life game for the better! Here’s Zachary Quarles, with his insights on what you need to consider when doing an audio design document today – and why it’s such an essential tool for making your game sound its best: Several years ago, I wrote this blog post over on my webpage. We are knee-deep in a new console cycle where games are even more complex and in need of strong direction and commitment from all disciplines Well, quite a bit of time has passed. Has this new world of game production changed my approach as an audio director? Good question. I present to you: Writing an Audio Design Document: Part II! Oooohhh…a sequel! This article is an addendum to my original. My current approach focuses on three primary phases. 1.
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What We Learned Investigating Unpaid Internships by Blair Hickman ProPublica, July 23, 2014, 9 a.m. Though the intern economy remains opaque, dialogue about the role of interns in the labor force – and protections they deserve – is beginning to take shape. Four Ways You Can Seek Back Pay for an Unpaid Internship by Kara Brandeisky ProPublica, May 9, 2014, Noon Think you’re entitled to be paid for your unpaid internship? Have You Interned in Arts or Entertainment? by Blair Hickman ProPublica, April 14, 2014, 1:53 p.m. Help us understand what it’s like to intern in an industry that often doesn’t pay. The Department of Labor’s Internships Investigations by Kara Brandeisky, Eric Sagara and Jeremy B. In 2010, the Labor Department issued a new fact sheet clarifying when an intern needs to be paid under federal labor law. How the Labor Department Has Let Companies Off the Hook for Unpaid Internships by Kara Brandeisky and Jeremy B. Labor Department Intervenes on Behalf of Hearst Interns We did it!!
5 Great Tools for Video Conferencing and Organizing Online Meetings
The power of video conferencing tools lies in their ability to engage audience through the use of visuals, interactive features and synchronous communication. The most popular free tools in this regard are Google Hangout and Skype. Both of these applications are easy to use and offer a variety of decent features for hosting online meetings and organizing seminars. However, if you are looking for some advanced alternatives, you should definitely consider the tools below. These are premium softwares that schools , universities, and individuals can use to conduct formal online conferences, webinars, and seminars. From document upload to sharing slides and web co-browsing these tools offer a plethora of powerful functionalities ideal for e-conferencing. Adobe Connect web conferencing software offers immersive online meeting experiences from small group collaboration to large scale webinars. Blackboard is another excellent online conferencing software.
As I have mentioned over the last couple of days, last week someone rightly pointed out to me that the Practical Ed Tech Tips playlist on my YouTube channel was getting a bit too long (it has more than 200 videos in it). To rectify that problem I've created some smaller playlists consisting of videos that I've published on various topics within my YouTube channel. One of those smaller playlists features six web-based audio recording tools. The playlist is embedded below. Descriptions of each tool are included below the embedded playlist. Through TwistedWave you can create and edit spoken audio recordings from scratch. Mic Note is a free Chrome app that allows you to create voice recordings, text notes, and image-based notes on one concise notebook page. Vocaroo is a free service that you can use to create short audio recordings. AudioPal is a free service that anyone can use to create short audio messages to embed into blog posts.
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A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory step-by-step tutorials with students. regardless of the purposes for which you are creating a screencast, the quality of your video screen captures can sometimes impede the communicative intent of your message. Therefore, knowing what tools to use to create educational screencasts is as important as the content of the screencasts themselves. To this end, we have curated for you this collection of some of the best screen casting tools out there. We have divided them into four major categories: Web tools, Chromebook apps, iPad apps, and Android apps.
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Now's the time to submit talks for the Independent Games Summit at GDC 2017! by Staff [09.15.16] Good news, would-be GDC speakers: 2017 Game Developers Conference organizers are now accepting Independent Games Summit talk submissions through Friday, September 23rd. Indie, Programming, Art, Audio, Design, Production, Business/Marketing, GDC Don't Miss: Have @ You! The history of Rogue by Matt Barton, Bill Loguidice [09.14.16] Gamasutra contributors investigate the origins, permutations, and legacy of Rogue, one of the most quietly influential and long-lived games ever created, in this classic feature. Now's the time to submit talks for the Game Career Seminar at GDC 2017! Submit your Summit, VRDC talks for GDC 2017 now! Don't Miss: 10 seminal game postmortems every developer should read by Alex Wawro [08.01.16] These timeless game postmortems, written by pioneering designers like Warren Spector and Dr.
We are very excited to announce some big news! Working with Replay Events Ltd., The Sound Architect will be presenting and hosting a dedicated audio stage at Play Expo Manchester! Founder/CEO Sam Hughes, will be hosting a stage of talks, interviews and some live performances over the course of both days at this year’s Play Expo… Sam Hughes speaks to actress Alix Wilton Regan about her career, her roles in Guitar Hero Live and DragonAge: Inquisition, her charity Play4Calais and more! Sam Hughes speaks to the fantastic Mick Gordon, about his career so far, the DOOM soundtrack, as well as how you get pentagrams and numbers to appear in a spectogram! Sam Hughes speaks to the lovely Rachael Naylor about her acting career, voiceover, The VoiceOver Network, their upcoming events and more! Sam Hughes speaks to Sound Designer/Composer, Matt Griffin, about the game audio for the indie platformer Unbox!
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Risks and challenges Our team already has more than 50 years of experience in designing, producing and selling hardware devices. We already outsourced the manufacturers, developed the software, and teamed up with the best technology providers. Despite our experience, risks and difficulties can still occur. The risks linked to this project are essentially risks you would find in any ambitious technological project when taken to an industrial scale. 1) Hardware risks We're making something physical. 2) Lead-time risks Component lead times could cause potential delay in delivering BONJOUR to our backers on time. Nevertheless, as a brand new product, it’s impossible for us to secure component stocks before the end of the campaign and before the final specifications are frozen. 3) Software risks Our software has been robustly tested on several prototypes. This beta testing period is already taken into account in our schedule. Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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Vimble S is the gimbal for your mobile phone. It is an intelligent monopod that keeps your phone stable no matter how much you move your hands, even when you are walking or on a skateboard. No longer do you need fancy, expensive equipment to create seamless videos and photos; professional, quality content is at your fingertips with just your smartphone and a Vimble S. Moreover, to ensure the product quality and supply, we’ve partnered with Feiyu Tech, a leading gimbal manufacturer, to produce a user-friendly, ergonomic experience. We want to keep the best of our memory by recording, documenting and taking photos. There are 32 million hours of video uploaded to Youtube every year. Quick setup - Slip in your phone, get the Vimble S started and begin to record. Superior stabilization - Vimble S’s 3-axis stabilization system fully integrates itself with the smartphone to cancel out movement in 3 directions, keeping the smartphone still even when your hands shake. UX-focused engineering
Reader Steven Solerno is a musician with mics in mind. He writes: I’m glad you’re looking at GarageBand in Mac 101 because I’m hoping you can answer a question that’s been bugging me for awhile. In GarageBand I want to record a duet with my partner using two USB microphones but I can’t figure out how to do it. Is it possible? It is, but the initial configuration happens outside of GarageBand. Plug both USB microphones into your Mac, venture to the Utilities folder (/Applications/Utilities) and launch Audio MIDI Setup. To the right you'll see a list of all the audio devices attached to your Mac, including those two mics. Launch GarageBand and create a new project—one with two audio tracks, for example. Select the first track and click the Smart Controls button (or press the Mac’s B key). To complete the picture, choose Track > Track Header > Show Record Enable Button. Esoteric though this technique may seem, it’s not just for musicians.
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Playing and streaming music from your Mac, iPod, or iPad You can play music from your Mac using iTunes, or, stream it wirelessly to external speakers using an iPod, iPhone or iPad. If you need to use a third-party audio device to connect your speakers to your Mac, it needs to be plugged-in using a FireWire, USB or S/PDIF cable. You can also stream music (as well as videos and photos) from your iPod, iPad, or iPhone using AirPlay. Connecting your home stereo to a Mac If you want to digitize your vinyl record or cassette tape collection, or other sound source, you can easily connect your home stereo to your computer, then use audio recording software such as GarageBand to record the music on your Mac. To do this, you will need a USB or FireWire audio interface that has dual RCA inputs, or if your Mac has an audio input, you can use a 1/8-inch stereo mini plug to dual RCA female connectors adapter. Follow these steps to record from your home stereo to your Mac. Attaching an audio interface
In the past few weeks we’ve covered features of GarageBand that are helpful to nonmusicians—GarageBand’s interface, creating ringtones, and creating grooves using the application’s loops. In this lesson I’d like to address those people who, at one time in their life, were plunked down in front of a piano keyboard and forced to play “Bone Sweet Bone.” At the risk of making this all about me, when I played piano professionally one comment I heard over and over was, “I wish I’d kept playing as a kid.” But of course that ignored the practicalities of doing so. Were I presented with the same comment today I’d reply differently: “Get a copy of GarageBand, an inexpensive keyboard, and a set of headphones.” Setting it up In our last lesson I told you that GarageBand has a collection of prerecorded loops and a Drummer track. You have a few ways to play those instruments. MIDI keyboards from companies such as M-Audio can be had for about $100 and up. The playing’s the thing Other input options
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The word “hybrid” is being thrown around both the sample library and film scoring worlds quite a lot these days. Its an overused term for an overly-popular style of trailer music that combines electronic and organic elements that we all know so well. When I hear the word “hybrid” used to describe a sample library, I generally cringe a little, but in the case of Fluffy Audio’s AURORA sample library, I think hybrid is actually a good word to describe it! Described as a “a cinematic and hybrid library” the main feature which immediately stands out, that sets AURORA apart from its competitors, is the ability to layer organic sounds on top of synthesized ones (up to 5 layers in total). The organic instruments available to choose from include “timpanis, bells, self-made instruments and hand made percussions” and the more electronic elements are based on “soundscapes, drones and pads from acoustic and synthesized sources”. AURORA comes with 162 presets arranged into: In a word…unusual.
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Thanks for visiting ezvid.com, the home of Ezvid, the coolest new screen recorder and video creator. Ezvid is exceptional because of the power of its cutting-edge effects and features. With voice recording, facecam, voice synthesis, screen drawing, and speed control, Ezvid the world's single best solution for making videos which entertain, inform, and enchant your viewers. With one click, you can record your screen with Ezvid, and capture whatever appears on your computer screen: Web pages, games, applications, paint programs, maps — the list goes on and on. Edit your video and then save it for later, or upload it directly to YouTube: the choice is yours. Ezvid harnesses the power of your computer to create incredibly sharp and high resolution movies of whatever appears in front of you. And Ezvid is FAST. Since release in early 2012, Ezvid has been downloaded more than three million times and used to make millions of videos on YouTube.
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