Independent sound community site “A Sound Effect” has kicked off a big new sound design contest with 4 chances to win popular sound effects libraries from Spectravelers.On top of that, cloud sound effects platform Soundly is also sponsoring 1-year Soundly PRO subscriptions for two winners, giving access to 60,000 premium SFX & much more. A sound effects giveaway is also launched alongside the contest, providing a chance to win prizes without having to enter the creative part of the contest. As a bonus, all entrants get 20 free sound effects from Spectravelers to design from. These sounds can be freely used for other projects as well, including commercial ones.
The following contest asks the participants to create their own sound design for the video following the given instructions and submit it. Out of all designs, the four winners will be picked out, one from each category given. The winners of the Grand Prize and the Giveaway will also receive a 1-year subscription to Soundly PRO, giving the winner access to the 60,000 premium SFX – and growing – Soundly PRO library, cloud storage, excellent librarian features, intelligent search, and much more. Visitors can enter the contest and giveaway at A Sound Effect before September 21st, 2021, at 11.59 pm CET
A Sound Effect is home to an absolutely huge, curated collection of sound effects – hand-picked from the best sound creators in the world. With A Sound Effect, you can now search, preview, compare and get exactly the sounds you’re after – all in one place.
Following is the brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||A Sound Effect|
|Number of Awards||4|
|Contest Deadline||September 21, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
There are no restrictions regards to eligibility, anyone is allowed to enter as long as you stick to the rules given for submission.
How to Apply?
The interested individuals are required to create their own sound design for the video below (no music is required) – here’s what you can use:
- You can only use the EMF sound effects included
- You’re welcome to process the sounds in any way you like
- 1 entry per person (you can enter both the sound design contest & giveaway)
Export the final video with audio and upload it to either Youtube, Vimeo, or Dropbox and share the link using the form given on the scholarship portal.
4 winners are picked in total – One in each of these categories:
- Spectravelers’ Favorite Sound Design: The Grand Prize: All current Spectravelers libraries + a 1-year Soundly PRO subscription
- Most Original Sound Design: 2 Spectravelers libraries of your choice
- Best Retro Sci-Fi Sound Design: 1 Spectravelers library of your choice
- Giveaway – drawn at random: 1 Spectravelers library of your choice + a 1-year Soundly PRO subscription
The winners of the Grand Prize and the Giveaway will also receive a 1-year subscription to Soundly PRO, giving the winner access to the 60,000 premium SFX – and growing – Soundly PRO library, cloud storage, excellent librarian features, intelligent search, and much more.
The deadline for the application submission for the following contest is September 21, 2021. No applications will be considered after this date.