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2016 Production Maker Award Winners – Best Sound Effects

January 10, 2016 / John @ Epic Stock Media
Epic Stock Media Production Maker AwardHere at Epic Stock Media, 2016 was a banner year and now at it’s conclusion, we’re pleased to introduce you to a select group of products that have proven themselves to be truly outstanding – the best sound effects of the year. The Production Maker certification is our way of recognizing digital content assets,
sound effect libraries, samples, that are preferred by professionals, performed best in the marketplace and are proven, battle tested film and game ready resources that can “make” your creative audio production.

Look for our Production Maker certification for the most audacious values, biggest bounty of power and transformative, game changing assets. It’s Epic Stock Media’s best of 2016 – We present to you the 2016 Production Maker Award winners. Editors Note: Sale prices expired since original publication. They have been removed from this post and current sale prices can be found on each product page. Thanks!

Best Selling Sound Effects Bundle – Epic Arsenal Complete

Far and away our best selling most powerful bundle and the library most deserving of this year’s Production Maker accolades. By unanimous vote, everyone loves the value and creative power delivered in this ultimate SFX library with over 22,000 files, 24Gb of samples, comprised of 17 film and game sound libraries! Only available on

Regular Price – $864
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Best Game Sound Library – Ancient Game

This little power house – Ancient Game was introduced in 2016 and from the get go, sound designers and game developers made this one of the top selling individual libraries on With 1500+ designed and source MMO / video and game-ready audio assets, Ancient Game SFX library is well on it’s way to becoming an industry standard.

Regular Price – $79
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Best Selling UI SFX Library – Advanced UI Sound Effects Library

Selected for it’s value and versatility, this year Advanced UI came into it’s own and established itself as a go to UI/UX digital and futuristic sound effects library. With 900+ designed and source audio assets, Advanced UI claimed it’s rightful place in the market and is now recognized as a proven performer in the category. Now it receives the recognition it’s earned.

Regular Price – $49
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Best Publisher Sound Library – Mechanism by SoundMorph

Chosen not just for it’s popularity and performance – Mechanism is a truly inspiring SFX library that is exemplary of the Performance Maker Award. It’s a creative collection of Steampunk inspired gears, contraptions, metal, servos, and of course mechanisms. This vendor product is brought to you by SoundMorph in collaboration with Sweet Justice Sound and Richard Devine.

Regular Price – $69
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Best on Game Dev Platforms – Advanced Game Sounds

Clearly one of the best values and best choices on game development platforms and for building a hybrid SFX library of your own. Now, For the second year, Advanced Game Sounds took top 10 honors in sales performance on the Epic Stock Media marketplace. With 3100+ sounds, our customers tell us that Advanced Game Sounds consistently deliver’s in the clutch. Full of creative inspiration and practical, ready to use content for any audio, video, film or game project.

Regular Price – $59
Production Maker Sale Price – Visit product pageWe hope you find this brief list of best sound effects of the year informative and helpful in your search for sounds. This is our first year of the Production Maker Awards and we look forward to bringing you more info and insight into the trends and popularity of sounds in the world of audio production. Until next year… Live Epic, Sound Epic!

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