Personal Profile

Client focused, flexible, creative, multi-skilled Dubbing Mixer / Sound Editor.
Over 15 years in audio post and broadcasting.
Wide range of credits across all genres.
Clients ranging from independent film makers to BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, Discovery, and BVHE.
Excellent knowledge of ProTools.

Audio post skills

Extensive experience with ProTools (V3 to V12) systems for recording, editing and mixing in drama, documentaries, light ent and promos.
Feature credits for sound design, foley (edit) and ADR (record and edit).
Mixing in 5.1 surround with Icon and Artist Series control surfaces.
Regular use of OMF, AAF and re-conforming.
Voice-over recording, including advising clients and directing talent to gain best performance.

Employment History

May 2012 : founded Soundmonger Ltd
Providing audio post to independent film makers
ProTools 12 HD, with MC Control
5.1 mixing
Production of deliverables for DCP, reversioning etc
Extensive sound effects and foley library
Recording sound effects, including 5.0 surround atmos

June 2006 onwards : Freelance
Audio post for broadcast and film clients
VO recording
OMF/AAF imports via Avid Unity and Interplay
Sound editing to final mixes.

Apr 2000 – June 2006 : ITV
All aspects of audio post for programmes, promos, commercials & continuity.
Audio training for VT & QC ops.

Aug 1998 – Apr 2000 : Vidfilm Europe
Final dialogue mixes and foreign language re-versioning for feature films, comedy and cartoons.
Conforms, laybacks & restoration.
5.1 mastering for DVD.
Syncing rushes.

Jan 1997 – Aug 1998 : DVA Ltd
Audio post for broadcast, corporate video & multimedia.
Location & voice-over recording.
Studio installation.

May 1996 – Jan 1997 BBC Information & Archives
Restoration, duplication, storage & distribution of audio archive material.


Digidesign / Alchemia – PT-210P ProTools for audio post
Dolby UK – Surround encoding and transmission systems
Mike Wood & Nigel Stone – ProTools and track laying: bespoke two day course
Degree – BSc in Electronics & Music, Glasgow University.

Equipment Experience

DAWs – ProTools (own HD rig), SADiE
Plugins etc – Izotope RX (adv), Revoice, Surcode, Alitverb, Conformalizer
VT – HDCAM, Digi-Beta, Beta SP, DV, D1, D2, 1’C (PAL, SECAM & NTSC).
Audio recorders – Tascam DR680, Zoom H2, DAT, DA88, PCM3324 (24tk DASH), 16tr analogue, reel-to-reel 35mm & 16mm mag audio followers
Processing & FX – Behringer, Cedar, Drawmer, Focusrite, Klark-Tecknik, Lexicon, Roland, TC Electronics, TL Audio.