ABOUT

Andrej Bako is a sound designer and sound recordist / production sound mixer working for broadcast and cinema presentation. He has worked for BBC, Channel 4, Discovery Channel, PBS, Comedy Central, Sony, BMG, Decca and production companies such as Somethin’ Else, Lion TV, Serious Pictures, 2am. His feature film work has been heard in most major film festivals including SxSW, BFI London Film Festival, NYC Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Raindance, Sheffield Doc Fest and BAFTA.

Andrej’s professional experience in audio started in the music industry in the early noughties when he worked with Kylie, Girls Aloud and Natalie Umbruglia whilst working in the studio with Pascal Gabriel. A stint of live engineering saw him working with Portico Quartet, Roger Eno and The Necks. He was also performing both his own improvised electronic music and in bands such as with Massive Attack’s singer Nicolette.

Andrej often takes on projects from conception to delivery, from production sound recording through to sound design and final broadcast delivery. He is creative, resourceful, dependable and flexible.

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Teaching in University of Greenwich

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I'm going to be teaching location audio to the BA Film students at University of Greenwich in February 2020. I look forward to sharing the knowledge I have learnt so…

Emmy Nomination

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I Have a Message for You has been nominated for a 2018 Emmy Award. You can watch the film here

The Watchmaker nominated for Best UK Short at Open City Docs 2017

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http://opencitylondon.com/films/shorts-fragments-infinite Screening on 8th September 8:30 in Hackney Picturehouse Film Page

The Watchmaker selected for SXSW 2017

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The Watchmaker, that I was the sound designer on, has been selected for South by Southwest Festival in Texas. For info on schedule here You can see the trailer here

Off Frame Premieres at Toronto Film Festival 2016

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Off Frame is to premiere at 2016 Toronto Film Festival. My role was the sound recordist. watch trailer

The Watchmaker selected for Leipzig Dok Festival 2016

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The Watchmaker has been selected to be premiered at the 2016 Leipzig Dok Festival. I was the sound designer for this beautifully crafted portrait of a watchmaker by Marie-Cécile Embleton.…

The Swing of It selected for London Film Festival 2016

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The Swing of It has been selected for the comedy section of LFF 2016. I was the location sound recordist and also did all the post production sound. It will…

Mile End wins Best Narrative Feature in NYC Independent Film Festival 2016

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Mile End wins Best Narrative Feature in the New York City Independent Film Festival 2016. My role was as the Production Sound Mixer and I did all the post production…

Henry VIII : Man, Monarch, Monster

Giantland

90 Minutes

Inside the Tower of London

Every Blank Ever

I Have a Message for You

The Great Unwashed

Off Frame

The Swing Of It

The Watchmaker

The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Ear

The Fallen Circus – Chapter One

Tomoko

The Public Life of Manick G.

Sappho: Love and Life on Lesbos

The North Face

Mile End

The Colours of Sound

Abduct

Qatar National Day Portraits

Whisper

How We Live

Folk in Her Machine

The Turtle and the Sea

Winged Warriors

Dress Rehearsal

Strange Gold Shoes

Exit

Sony Singstar

Panasonic

Rated People

Playstation Buzz!

SOUND DESIGN

SOUND SUPERVISING

RE-RECORDING MIXER

FOLEY

DIALOG EDITORIAL

ADR

Committed to the collaborative creative process and dedicated to the art of sound, to create and mix the best sound for your project. From independent film, features, episodic television and new media, your project is carefully supported every step along the way.

Protools Ultimate : 5.1 calibrated surround studio in comfortable surroundings

 

Selected Sound Design Work:

Giantland

90 Minutes

Every Blank Ever

I Have a Message for You

The Great Unwashed

The Swing Of It

The Watchmaker

The Fallen Circus – Chapter One

The Public Life of Manick G.

The North Face

Mile End

Exit

FEATURES

titledirectorproducerrole
2020Death in ShoreditchDouglas RayFuture NowSound Recordist Sound Designer
2020GiantlandYousaf Ali KhanGina FeganSound Designer
201890 minutesSimon BakerLouise PalmvistSound Designer
2017The Great UnwashedLouis FonsecaMangoose FilmsSound Designer
June 14Mile End

Nominated: Best Feature: 2015 Raindance
Best Feature: NYC Film Festival
Best Feature: Melbourne Indie FF
Best Screenplay: Sydney Indie FF
Graham HigginsGraham HigginsProduction Sound Mixer, Sound Designer
May 14AbductIlyas KadujiAbduct Films LtdProduction Sound Mixer
Sept 13The Turtle and the SeaMarek BudzynskiThe Turtle and the Sea LtdSound Recordist
July 13The MilkywayTor MianHydraFilmsSound Recordist

FACTUAL / DOCS

Feb 20Drag Race : I Like to WatchChris WalshNetflixSound Recordist
Feb 20National PioneersGuy DavidsonBBC
Toad
Sound Recordist
June 19Henry VIIILuke MartinChannel 5
Blakeway
(4 episodes)
Sound Recordist
May 18Inside the TowerBill LockeChannel 5
Lion TV
(4 episodes)
Sound Recordist
Oct 17Every *Blank* EverythingGuy DavidsonComedy CentralSound Recordist
April 17Fake or Fortune

Gauguin
Rachel JardineBBC1Sound Recordist
Oct 16TakashiMarie-Cecile EmbletonSeemab GulSound Recordist
Sound Designer
Jun 16The Watchmaker

South by South West 2017
Leipzig Doc Fest 2016
Marie-Cecile EmbletonMarie-Cecile EmbletonSound Designer
Feb 16Fake or Fortune

Lucian Freud
Rachel JardineBBC1Sound Recordist
Sept 15The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Ear

with Jeremy Paxman transmission BBC2 Aug 2016
Jack MacinnesLion TVSound Recordist
July 15Little Book of AnswersLaura MalacartTate ModernSound Recordist
July 15Cover SongsDavid VincentBBC4Sound Recordist
May 15Fake or Fortune

Lowry
Rachel JardineBBC1Sound Recordist
April 15The Public Life of Manick G.

Sheffield Doc Fest 2015
Wimbledon 2015
Meghan HorvathMeghan HorvathSound Designer
April 15Pol Pot (PBS)Leo EatonEaton CreativeSound Recordist
Feb 15The Treasures of Ancient GreeceDavid VincentBBC4Sound Recordist
Feb 15Sappho: Love and Life on Lesbos

(transmission May 2015: BBC4)
Jack MacinnesMayavision

BBC4

Sound Recordist
June 13Folk in Her Machine

Starring Jodhie May
Rosalind FowlerRosalind FowlerSound Recordist, Composer
May 13The Runners

Sheffield Doc Fest 2013
Open City Doc Fest
New Orleans Film Fest
Matan Rochlitz & Ivo GormleyBanyak FilmsSound Design, Composer
Feb 13How We LiveMeghan HorvathBanyak FilmsComposer, Sound Design
Sept 12Off FrameMohanad YaqubiMonkey Bay ProductionsSound Recordist
June 12Trouser PeopleSpring FilmsSound Recordist
April 12Alighiero BoettiMatteo PizzarelloMiracles PicturesSound Recordist
Sept 07Night SpiritsRabinder MinhasSound Recordist

COMMERCIAL / CORPORATE

July 19Virgin : Whats on VeraColette McWilliamsPressure Drop PicturesSound Recordist
June 19PeugeotGuy DavidsonToadSound Recordist
July 18Instax (Fujifilm)Amanda JonesMad RuffianSound Recordist
July 17LloydsJamie MylamSapient RazorfishSound Recordist
March 17PampersGuy DavidsonTOADSound Recordist
Jan 17DiorLaure ProuvostTANK MagazineSound Recordist
Dec 15EXmasKeri CollinsXFilmSound Recordist, Sound Design
Oct 15Cineworld IMAXChristopher WoodMad RuffianSound Recordist
May 15Winsor & NewtonSam CallisBreakneck FilmsSound Recordist
April 15Al HeezShelly LoveSerious PicturesSound Design
Jan 15The North FaceMatan RochlitzBanyak FilmsSound Design
Oct 14JawboneJason Fisher-JonesxFilmSound Recordist
July 14PanasonicAnthony LeonardiGenlock FilmsSound Recordist
May 14Sony Playstation: SingstarOlly BurnMaking PicturesSound Recordist
April 14CPDVJ DavidsonTwigSound Recordist
Dec 13Qatar National Day
x4 commercials
Shelly LoveSerious PicturesComposer, Sound Designer
Oct 11Rated PeopleMatteo PizzarelloVCCP BlueSound Designer
2007-08Sony Playstation : Buzz: x3 Titles

BAFTA award winning game
Relentless SoftwareSomethin’ ElseRecording Engineer, Dialogue Editor
2007-08Big Chill, Fabric, Bookslam podcasts

Sony Radio Academy Gold Award Winner
Becky JacobsKaren P ProductionsRecording Engineer, Dialogue Editor
June 06VodaphoneSomethin’ ElseSound Recordist

SHORTS

Nov 18The AppointmentAlexandre SinghEmu Films
Louise Palmvist
Sound Recordist
Sept 17VeiledTala NahasKatja Bojuc-MacintoshSound Recordist
July 17The Outer CircleAdam BaroukhChi ThaiSound Mixer, Sound Design
May 17The StrangerAnna Blandfordnna Valdez HanksSound Mixer
March 16The Swing of ItDouglas RayFinite FilmsSound Recordist, Sound Design
Feb 16WatchmakerMarie-Cecile EmbletonMarie-Cecile EmbletonSound Design
Jan 16CatchDominic Rees-Roberts
Paul Cooke
BorderPoint FilmsSound Design
June 15The Fallen Circus

Selected LSFF 2015
Underwire Film Festival 2015
Shelly LoveSerious PicturesProduction Sound Mixer, Sound Designer
May 15TomokoNick Norman-ButlerFinite FilmsSound Recordist
Oct 14Whisper

selected Wimbledon Film Festival 2015
Jo LewisBreakneck FilmsSound Recordist
Sept 14TerminalHumayun MirzaSpirit Bear FilmsSound Recordist
Aug 14Winged WarriorsEvy BarryBeak FilmsSound Recordist, Sound Designer
March 14Dress RehearsalSam ClemensSarastro ProductionsSound Mixer
Feb 14UndoFred FabreSound Recordist
May 12LiarsOscar NobiCat and Bear ProductionsSound Mixer
Nov 10Strange Gold Shoes

Shortlised for British Arrows 2011 Craft Awards
Shelly Love2amSound Recordist, Composer, Sound Designer
June 09EXIT

Nominated for Peer Raben award for best sound
Mohanad YaqubiIdioms FilmsComposer, Sound Designer

MUSIC

2001Natalie Umbruglia:

Beauty on the Fire

Pascal GabrielBMGAssistant Engineer
toKylie Minogue:

Fever

Pascal GabrielParlophoneAssistant Engineer
2003Bond:

Shine & Best Of

BeatmastersDeccaProgrammer

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