Stephan Schutze's Blog
Stephan Schütze has worked in the game industry for nearly 15 years and been a musician for closer to 30. He composed the first fully orchestral Australian game score, recorded by Melbourne Symphony. He has worked on nearly every game platform available for the last 15 years across a broad range of genres and styles.
In 2008 Stephan co-founded his own company, Sound Librarian, with his wife Anna. Sound Librarian produces commercial sound effects libraries for the game industry, Sound Librarian libraries can be found in every EA, Activision, Warner Brothers and Disney studio worldwide. They also produce education and training material for the games industry as well as continuing to work in game audio production for game projects.
Stephan is considered the world’s leading expert on working with FMOD, the premier game audio tool set. His company developed the user manual, online video tutorial series and has recently launched the official certified FMOD Studio course online. He is passionate about all aspects of game audio production, location recording and the continued development of advanced techniques for sound and music implementation.
A regular speaker at conferences such as GDC and Game Sound Con, Stephan is known for his passionate presentation style and his love of all aspects of audio. He has presented lectures and master classes around the world focusing on his simple message, because sound matters.