Each episode we talk with location sound mixers, boom ops and other industry pros about the various aspects of recording sound on-location for feature and independent films, TV commercials, interviews, anytime where dialog from actors is recorded. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting out, this podcast is packed with great stories and lessons about recording on-location.
Byron Meyer - Production Sound Mixer based out of Copenhagen, Denmark
Byron Meyer is a Production Sound Mixer originally from South Africa but is now based out of Copenhagen, Denmark. He uses a Sound Devices 6-Series mixer/recorder, Wisycom wireless, DPA 4060 lavs, DPA 4017b boom mic & DPA 4097 micro boom as a plant mic. Byron likes Tentacle Sync for time code and he uses a K-tek Stingray bag.
Juan Montoto Ugarte is a Production Sound Mixer based out of Madrid, Spain
Juan Montoto Ugarte is a Production Sound Mixer and Boom Op based out of Madrid, Spain. He’s worked on the feature film, Terminator: Dark Fate, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the Netflix series Money Heist, and Woody Allen’s Rifkin’s Festival. Juan uses the Zaxcom Nova mixer/recorder, Zaxcom wireless, Schoeps MiniCMIT shotgun mic & Sennheiser MKH-50, DPA 4061 & Sanken COS-11d lavs and Tentacle Sync time code boxes.
Jimmy Sieczka is a Production Sound Mixer based out of Los Angeles, California
Jimmy Sieczka is a Production Sound Mixer based out of Los Angeles, California. He has travelled around the world working on projects such as Amazon’s The Pack hosted by Lindsey Vonn, Bravo’s Below Deck Mediterranean and Discovery’s Naked and Afraid XL. Jimmy’s a natural storyteller and he tells it like it is. He was also a previous guest on Episode 003 so check out that one too.
Chris Bell is a production sound mixer and boom op based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Chris Bell is a production sound mixer and boom op based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked on the feature Unearth where he did location sound and post sound work. Chris uses a Sound Devices 833 mixer/recorder, Lectrosonics wireless with Sanken COS-11d lavs. He also uses Sanken CS-M1 and CS-3e shotgun mics. For time code, Chris uses Ambient NanoLockits and a Denecke TS-3 slate. He also uses a modified Zuca Cart for his audio cart.
Pamela Xing-Berman is a Production Sound Mixer and Sound Designer based out of Los Angeles, California
Pamela Xing-Berman is a production sound mixer and sound designer based out of Los Angeles, California. She recently worked on a project for the non-partisan organization, She Votes. Pamela uses a Sound Devices 633 mixer/recorder, Lectrosonics and Sennheiser wireless, Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun mic, Comteks for IFB, Denecke smart slate and Tentacle Sync for timecode.
James Alexander Kum is a Production Sound Mixer and Boom Operator from Gloucestershire, England
James Alexander Kum is a Production Sound Mixer and Boom Operator from Gloucestershire, England. He's worked on films like The Woman in Black with Daniel Radcliffe, Wonder Woman 1984 and Last Night in Soho. James uses a Zoom F8n mixer/recorder and a SQN 5s II Production Field Mixer. He uses Audio Ltd. radio mics with Sanken COS-11, DPA and Tram lavaliers. James likes using the Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun mic for exteriors and the MKH-50 for interiors. He also uses Tentacle Sync boxes for timecode.