What: Ric Viers, sound designer and author of “The Sound Effects Bible” presents the keynote address during The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg winter and spring Commencement.
When: Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 5:30
Where: Belvedere Events & Banquet Center in Elk Grove, IL
Who: Ric Viers, author of “The Sound Effects Bible,” is considered to be the world’s largest independent provider of sound effects with over 250,000 sounds and more than 600 sound effects libraries to his credit. He has produced sound libraries for numerous publishers, including Adobe, Apple, Blastwave FX, Sony, Sound Ideas, and The Hollywood Edge. Viers is a leader within the sound design industry, who enjoys sharing his insight with the much younger industry professionals.
Vier’s sound design work has been used in major motion pictures, television shows, radio programs, and video games. In 2007, Viers launched his own label, Blastwave FX, to celebrate the release of his 100th sound effects library.
Known as the “Rock and Roll Professor of Sound”, Viers has hosted several video series like “Rode University”, “Rode Rage” and “The Detroit Chop Shop Video Diaries”. Viers has a passionfor lecturing, giving webinars, guiding and helping the next generation of sound designers to make some noise.
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