November 8th, 2005

Thijs screams very loud, torture sounds.


History of the sample
The sample, male_thijs_loud_scream was recorded back in the days Than van Nispen t.P. studied biology in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and in his free time participated in projects where sound-fx or film-music were needed.
The sample was recorded late 2001 in his student-apartment for some special effects for an interactive theatre play in which Than helped with sound-fx and foley for short animations...
This time a lot of screams were needed as special effect sounds for some fake 'torturing' device within the play.

Thijs, a friend of Than's, showed the person who was doing some voice over screaming sessions, 'how to do it'.
So... that's why there's currently only 'one' Thijs-sample in my collection...
Apparently it turned out to be sort of an unique and 'lucky' shot!
The sample was recorded at 44.1 KHz with a Shure SM58 microphone and with a Terratec EWS 88 MT sound-card.

When Than learned to know the freesound project he thought that maybe other people could also use this sample and other scream-samples in their work or projects and so finally it ended up in the movie 'Children of Men' and many other movies and games...


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    D0tDashDialUp 2 months, 1 week ago

    A true legend

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    AndreSantos1 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Hello Thanvannispen, my name is André. I would like to thank you for allowing me to use your sound effects free of charge.I made a film analysis on David Cronenberg's "Crash" (1996) with this effect. If your interested you can watch through the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNpABOneeYA

    I gave you credit and linked to your page on freesound, I hope more people can improve their videos with your work.

    Thank you very much and have a nice day. :)

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    poeper 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    doe eens rustig thijs

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    Thanuja31 8 months, 1 week ago

    Nice. Can I use this in a YouTube video?

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    MGolczyn666 1 year, 7 months ago


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