7 Months, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 36 Minutes ago.


We are delighted to announce that, as of January 2017, Nick Roberts has joined forces with the SNK team. 



Using his extensive experience Nick will be helping to further develop the ADR offering here at our lovely Tottenham Court Road facility. He'll be working closely with the engineering and production teams to ensure we provide a world-class ADR service for TV drama and film. 

Existing in-house ADR Producer Jack Whitney is especially excited about working with Nick, having previously teamed up together on dozens of projects at other London facilities. Jack has extensive experience in co-ordinating ADR sessions for UK and international clients.

Nick is in the relatively rare position of having years of experience in both long and short-form audio, being happy mixing the sound for nationwide advertising campaigns as well as recording ADR for major feature films. What makes him happiest is working with actors and directors to glean top performances in both the VO booth and the ADR studio. He's worked in facilities such as DeLane Lea, Goldcrest, Halo, Hackenbacker & Mayflower.

Nick is looking forward to working with SNK over the coming months which coincides with the opening of Studio 7. Constructed from the ground up it is a brand new Dolby-approved Commercials and Trailers cinema mixing suite, which also provides an ideal acoustic and performance space for open-room ADR recording. Studio 7 complements Studio 1's existing Control Room / Booth setup which has been used recently by several big name actors.

You can read more about our ADR services including technical information, here.

Welcome to the team Nick!!! 

10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 19 Minutes ago.


Dolby Atmos comes to SNK




Work has now started on a brand new, 500 square foot reception space, new production offices and, the icing on the cake, our flagship audio suite, Studio 7. A cutting edge Dolby Atmos Studio with full 5.1 & 7.1 Commercials and Trailers Certification.

We've been working closely with the wonderful designers and acousticians team at Miloco Builds in conjunction with the clever people at Dolby to create a space capable of handling all the latest developments in the cinema and VR audio worlds. With a massive 360° speaker array from Berlin based manufacturer ADAM Audio, Studio 7 will be one of only a handful of studios in Central London with Dolby Atmos capabilities. In addition, the open layout will make the suite ideal for ADR recording and dubbing of long-form work.

Studio 7 will perfectly complement our current offering, allowing for greater flexibility, enhanced technical capability and superb client experience throughout the facility.

Why stop there?!

To handle the increase in audio capacity, we're also creating a beautiful new reception area on the first floor with custom furniture from AKA Design. This will provide a large, bright space for clients to prep, meet or just hang out after sessions.

We're also completely refurbishing the communal parts and upgrading some of the existing studios… not to mention installing new network, backup and security systems, and fitting out a brand new Production Office to house the 20 odd bookings and specialist audio gurus who make the real magic happen!

Don't worry though, SNK Studios will be remaining fully operational throughout the next few months, so it's very much business as usual. We'll be opening the new look facility in December 2016 with drink invites going out well into the New Year, so watch this space!


1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Hours, 59 Minutes ago.


The Hive


We're delighted to have been commissioned by the lovely people at Lupus Films for the voice recording of The Hive! Series two of the globally successful pre-school kids series revisits the lives of the Bee family and their adventures centred around Honeybee House.

SNK Studios are providing all the character recordings in tandem with the animation process. The series has already started to air on Disney Jr in the UK and we'll be squirrelling (or buzzing) away on the project well into 2016.


2 Years, 1 Month, 19 Hours, 59 Minutes ago.


Original Music and Sound Design

 
 
Teaming up once again with Golley Slater and producer Amanda Lowit, SNK Studios managed creative sound design, music composition and the final mix on both the English and Welsh TV commercials
 
Produced by Amanda Lowit at TV Production Office, these commercials will broadcast between the Summer and 1st December 2015 on channels in England and Wales promoting the new 'opt-out' policy for organ donation.
 
View the Welsh version of the commercial here.

2 Years, 1 Month, 20 Hours, 24 Minutes ago.


New Kids TV Series for Disney XD



SNK Studios are delighted to be providing the voice recording over the next year or so for the new animated TV comedy series, Counterfeit Cat. The series is a co-production between Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family for Disney XD EMEA.

All of the voices will be recorded at our Tottenham Court Road studios and include some familiar names: British comic actor Marc Wootton (Nativity!) voices ‘Max’, the anxious but vain house-cat, alongside comedian Kayvan Novak (Phonejacker) who voices ‘Betty’.

Aimed at the 6-12 year old audience the series consists of  52 x 11 minute episodes and 11 x 2 minute shorts all airing on Disney XD.

 

2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago.


Just a bit of banter

We recently worked with Golley Slater Cardif and The TV Production Office on this set of powerful films to promote the #whereistheline campaign.

Audio post, sound design and final dubbs were all provided for the two main films, which included a 90 second interactive digital campaign and two 30 second TV cutdowns.


2 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 16 Minutes ago.


In partnership with our sister company, specialist audio agency Red Apple Creative, we were delighted to work with gaming giant Ubisoft for the release of the hugely anticipated Far Cry 4. To celebrate the launch of the Playstation only game we produced two, immersive 3D audio pieces specifically for the Spotify platform. Have a listen to one of the ads here.

Read our 3D Audio blog entry to find out a bit more about the format.