When you think of creating a killer video the last thing you probably think about is sound design. This is a huge mistake and you are really missing out on one of the easiest ways to make your videos more engaging. So what exactly is sound design and how do you use it to the right way in your videos?

The main definition of sound design is how filmmakers flesh out the aural world of a film to enhance the mood, atmosphere, and/or tone. Sound design components include sound effects or SFX sound design, mixing, Foley sound design, dialogue, and music. Sound design is the final and most important element needed to create an immersive experience for the audience.

Basically, sound design is one of those elements that you add to your videos that pulls the view in to the movie but should be not be so “in your face” that it is noticeable; it should feel natural! In this video, we not only talk about why you should start using more sound design aspects in your videos but also the theory an thought processes behind these sound effects.