Budgets in today’s television industry are constantly being squeezed leaving production companies under increased pressure to cut costs and save money wherever possible. More for less has become the norm and producers are having to find new ways to make their budget stretch further. For the large majority of television, when it comes to sound.. read more →

  In this blog we’re going to take you through how to use of our transfer client: Digital Pigeon, for feeding back and approving the files we send you. You can do this without the need to download any software, create an account, or follow complicated instructions. Files can be previewed or download instantly, on.. read more →

We worked with production company Affixxius Films to create a dynamic and in some places uncomfortable mix for two powerful films made in conjunction with Leicestershire Police. The films are part of the #ALLISNOTLOST campaign aimed at helping victims of rape understand the importance of preserving evidence after the incident. These difficult and visceral films.. read more →

We have just completed the voiceover recording for the latest series of The Pets Factor(13×30) airing now on CBBC. Presenter Stacey Dooley came into the Brown Bear booth whilst producers True North Productions in Leeds dialed in via Source Connect to monitor and direct the sessions. Once the sessions had finished we comp’ed and edited.. read more →

We’ve had a busy start to the year here at Brown Bear completing full sound post production for 13×30 of The World’s Deadliest Drivers series going out now on Quest, BBC Brit and Discovery. As the name suggests the program is a compilation of some of the most hilarious, hazardous and outrageous footage caught by.. read more →

In this article we are re-blogging a post by marketer John Waghorn from Koozie about podcasting and the benefits it can bring for you and your company. When you think of “good content” it’s likely that you think of something that’s text or visual based, such as blog posts, Infographics and interactive pieces. However, alongside.. read more →

We have just completed work on our new voiceover facility at our studios in central Brighton.  Our acoustically treated isolated booth gives your voice that perfectly dry sound you’d expect from a professional voice recording. With enough space for 3 people it’s ideal for recording sound to picture, audiobooks, automated dialogue replacement(ADR), radio adverts, podcasts and all.. read more →

  We had the pleasure of chatting to Rob Speight from Pro Sound News Europe about all things remote audio post. We talked about why we started Brown Bear Audio, how we developed our workflow for a more collaborative process and where we see ourselves in a few years. You can read the full article.. read more →

Cloud based audio post production is a convenient and cost effective way of completing your sound post production. By getting the bulk of your audio work done in smaller studios we can increase the creative input for your project and save you money. Here are 10 reasons why cloud based audio post production can work.. read more →

We have just finished producing a series of strength training podcasts for www.inmindinbody.com. The company specialises in active imagery, a technique that brings together scientific research to demonstrate the ability of the mind to build muscle strength through exercise imagery. We recorded the podcasts in our voiceover booth using Pro Tools 11 and our trusty.. read more →

Transferring and previewing files has just got a lot easier since we changed our FTP provider. Digital Pigeon, based in Melbourne offered us a file transfer solution that suited our needs and really benefits our clients. One of the main advantages is the ability to add notes (at specific timecodes) to any files sent, all.. read more →

We often speak to new clients who ask how remote audio post will fit into their workflow and how we overcome the lack of face to face contact. We have a very flexible workflow that can be adapted depending on your requirements and budget. In this article we thought we’d give you a run through.. read more →

Audio post-production can be a daunting and sometimes expensive territory for content creators but we aim to make it easy and cost effective by offering a flexible partnership program. By collaborating with Brown Bear we can integrate seamlessly with your video department to digitally deliver the efficiency of owning your own in-house sound department, whilst.. read more →

Brown Bear Audio has recently finished the audio post for Atlantic Heart, a feature film by BAFTA nominee writer/director Robbie McCallum. The film was premiered at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival in LA last week and received a fantastic response. Set against the tropical backdrop of the Mardi Gras Carnaval, teenage siblings Lucas and Telma struggle to.. read more →