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Sound Design Competition – Waves Audio

Waves Audio is challenging you to show off your sound design chops to four industry leaders: Scott Martin Gershin, Charles Deenen, David Farmer, and Tom Ozanich, and design the sound for a clip from Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed.

The main rule is to use the Waves Sound Design Suite while designing. If you don’t already own the Waves Sound Design Suite, you can download a demo version and use it for the competition. Only one entry per person may be submitted.

The winner will receive Waves Sound Design Suite Native worth $1,400!

Objective

Show off your sound design chops to four industry leaders and design the sound for a clip from Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed.

The judges: Scott Martin Gershin, Charles Deenen, David Farmer, and Tom Ozanich, will then choose the winner, based on the impact, creativity, and effectiveness of the sound design.

Prizes

The winner will receive Waves Sound Design Suite Native worth $1,400!.

If you already own Sound Design Suite, you may choose an alternative prize in the form of a bundle or upgrade of equivalent value.

Rules

  • You must use Waves Sound Design Suite plugins – the more the better.
  • If you don’t already own the Waves Sound Design Suite, you can download Waves Sound Design Suite demo and use it for the competition.
  • No more than one entry per person.

How to enter?

  1. Download the clip from Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed™ (courtesy of Electronic Arts) and sound effects (courtesy of Hollywood Edge).
  2. Using plugins in the Waves Sound Design Suite, design the sound for the clip. You may also use your DAW’s native processing tools, but only the sound effects provided here.
  3. Upload your submission on the official Vimeo group.