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When you buy music from SmartSound, it’s always available for you to customize and download directly from our web site or by installing it on your workstation for access with our Sonicfire Pro software.
Save Time With Our Patented Software
Our Professional Soundtrack Creation Technology automatically delivers professional music edits instantly. Adjusting the length, arrangement and instrumentation of every SmartSound track is instantaneous and 100% professional!
Be More Creative
SmartSound technology allows you to express your creativity far beyond regular royalty free music. Since our music is totally customizable for length, mood and instrument mix, you can create over 20 million different soundtracks to find that perfect fit for your project.
Impress Your Audience
Our royalty free music library is comprised of a hand-picked and professionally curated collection of music. Our music comes from top musicians, film composers, indie bands and independent artists. No sifting through thousands of crowd-sourced tracks. Every SmartSound track is a winner!
Use Legal Music
SmartSound offers one of the most generous worry-free music licenses in the industry. Put SmartSound in your (or your clients) productions and play it anywhere for any amount of time at no additional cost. (*If you need to manufacture more than 10,000 pieces of physical media, you’ll need to contact us for approval...that’s it!)
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Jeff Foster: SmartSound University Professor
Jeff Foster has authored and contributed to several Adobe After Effects & Photoshop tutorial and training how-to books, including the “Photoshop Web Magic” series and “Special Edition: Using Photoshop” series. He is an Adobe Certified Expert and has served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe MAX and the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Post-Production Conferences.
Foster has been producing and training for traditional and digital images, photography, illustration, motion graphics and special effects for DV and Film for over 20 years. Some of his clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, McDonnell Douglas, Nestlé, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios and Disney. He is also a 2010 Telly Awards recipient for his “Documercial” video productions.
His best-selling book title, “After Effects and Photoshop – Animation and Production Effects for DV and Film,” provides tips and tricks for creating believable animations and reveals special effects secrets the professionals have been using for years. This book is in it’s Second Edition and covers the latest versions of After Effects and Photoshop CS applications, and is available at a discount through the online store here at PixelPainter.com. He has also recorded several video training titles for Lynda.com for After Effects and Photoshop as well as produced training DVDs, also available through the online store, “Photoshop CS4 Video & Animation” and “Learning After Effects CS4″ published through PhotoshopCAFE. These DVDs are geared toward those who are both new to After Effects or want to learn the more complicated new features if upgrading from a previous version. The animation and video techniques in both of these DVDs are aimed specifically toward existing Photoshop users.
Most recently, Foster has completed “The Green Screen Handbook” (Sybex/Wiley, pub) that is targeted toward the higher-education market to serve as a texbook for green screen production and compositing techniques. Pro photographers, Indie filmmakers and hobbyists will find this book a valuable tool for getting the best results from their compositing projects.
With several new projects forthcoming, Jeff is currently operating PixelPainter from his studio in beautiful Ojai, CA.