Lectrosonics has announced with winners of the Sound is Essential social media campaign contest, launched together with a number of dealers, industry manufacturers and end users to emphasize that no matter the medium, sound is critical.
In the creativity contest, users posted custom short-form creative videos online in order to demonstrate how much is sacrificed by the absence of sound. The winners are Michael Wynn; Sound Speeds/Allen Lee Williams; Curtiss Judd and Siddharth Sadashiv.
Wynn, Michael Wynn Sound is the first place winner for his video reflecting on the variety of events which have taken place during 2020 and how sound truly played an essential part of each of them. Here’s the first place video:
Sound Speeds/Williams took the second place win in the contest by showing how just essential sound is with his video that is much more important to listen to than to watch. Here’s the second place video:
Tied for third prize are Judd and Sadashiv. Judd’s video on YouTube tells you that nothing is wrong with the sound on your device and shows us how sound is essential by what we are missing. Here’s the video:
Sadashiv’s humorous video shows just how much the absence of sound brings about an almost physical reaction. Here’s the video:
Lectrosonics thanks pro audio dealers including Gotham Sound, Location Sound Corp., Second City Sound, , Raycom UK, Radikal Elektronik, and Trew Audio for their spirited entries, as well as manufacturers Calrec, DPA, Schoeps GmbH, Halter Technical, Viviana Straps, Bubblebee Industries, Dynaudio Pro, Voice Technologies, and K-Tek, along with the other individual pro audio and location sound practitioners and users for their enthusiastic participation in #soundisessential.
“We have been very excited about the participation and enthusiastic response to Sound is Essential that we have received from so many people,” says Karl Winkler, vice president of marketing & sales for Lectrosonics. “We hope that others will continue to join us in spreading the message about the importance of sound, which should always get equal billing, equal care, and equal attention in any production.”