Whether you're making a short film, a blockbuster feature, or an attention grabbing advert, the key to great sound is building from a strong foundation. One where sound and picture inform each other and your vision is understood fully. We value this phase of the creative process highly and all of our quotes include time allocated for the following services (and more) where applicable:

Pre-Production

​Sound Recording

From bespoke field recordings, to dialogue replacement and voice over, we can provide recording services, facilities and equipment to rectify, personalise and enhance the audio in your audio visual productions. We can provide any of the following as single line items or in a package...

- Foley Artist and Recordist

- ADR and Voiceover Recording

- Custom Sound Effects Recording

Sound Supervision
(Post-Production)
  • Spotting session to co-ordinate creative vision for project

  • Oversight and organisation of audio post team for a cohesive audio design

  • Booking and organisation of facility hire.

  • Picture department liaison

Sound Supervision (Pre-Shoot)
  • Script analysis to help inform your budget

  • Location scouting and troubleshooting advice

  • Wardrobe and camera department liaison

Score & Arrangement
  • Myles Mercer is a multi-instrumentalist that writes and records with top of the range instruments and equipment, both within the digital and analogue domain.

  • He treats each project with care, working closely with the client in order to spot the right type of music needed to bring the best out of  your media.

  • He has a unique sound, with lots of experience under his belt, however can be incredibly versatile to your needs.

Live Instrumentation
  • For larger budgets

  • Myles can score & arrange your sound track for recording by session musicians within our partners Oscillate Studio in Knutsford.

Full Production team
  • Includes Production Mixer

  • Includes Boom Operator

  • 2nd Boom Op/ Sound Utility if needed

  • Recommended for large scale productions, short or feature films

  • Including kit (radio mics, boom, mixer and recorder etc.)

Location Sound Recordist
  • For smaller productions, documentary and corporate shoots

  • Single recordist

  • Including kit

Both options, at no extra cost, include sunny dispositions and smiles on their face.

We can provide either a single location sound recordist with kit, or a boom operator and production sound mixer for larger scale productions. Our kit list contains leading names (Sound Devices, Sanken, Sennheiser) and our experienced team can help to keep audio related obstructions to your story at bay. We can provide:

Production Sound

The film has wrapped, the edit is locked. This is where sound can really come into its own and we're here to see that happen. Our team has extensive experience completing projects from start to finish and we bring with us an established workflow to ensure speedy turnaround with high quality results. Our partnership with Oscillate Recordings mean that we can provide facilities that have been used by industry leading names such as the BBC, Telltale games and Film Foundry, amongst others. This combination of skills and facilities means you can rest assured in the quality of our audio post production services. We can provide any or all of the following:

Post-Production

Dubbing Mix
  • Our mixing rates include facility hire and engineering

  • With our two available facilities we can cater the mix to your budget.

  • We ensure any loudness specifications, quality assurance or broadcast requirements are met whilst enhancing the ebb and flow of your creative vision.

Premixing
  • On larger productions the projects scope may facilitate the need for a larger dubbing stage, on such occasions we can refer clients to our extensive network of partners for re-recording mixes on larger stages.

  • As part of this we can provide premixing which readies the audio for delivery and ensures a smooth hand over to whichever mixing team you choose to work with.

Music Mixing
  • Our partners at Oscillate Studios have a fine pedigree in mixing music, with clients ranging from The Courteeners to Peter Hook and the Light. Our partnership means we can bring both the world class facilities and talent they have available to your projects soundtrack.

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​Sound Editing

Sound editing can help to remove the filmmaking that the picture editor alone cannot. From effects to dialogue, our aim is to enhance your message with a transparent hand, salvage damaged audio and create the worlds your story needs to connect emotionally with its audience. We can provde any of the following as single line items or in a package...

- Sound Design and Effects Editing
- Dialogue Editing
- Foley Editing

​Sound Mixing

Often mistaken for a purely technical exercise, the sound mix for your TV, film or promotional audio visual content is where you can really captivate your audience. We endeavour to not only meet technical standards required, but to help you take your audiences on a journey towards whichever message or story you've got for us.

Composition

One of the largest vehicles for emotion and message in any audio visual piece is that of music. Here at Noise Four we're blessed to have both our in house composer as well as access to our partner studio Oscillate Recording's talent pool of musicians.