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I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here – Series 16

Once again, Ben takes to Australia as Head Of Sound for one of the biggest and most technically challenging shows in television. With an audio team of 22 we overcome harsh jungle and weather conditions to provide an extremely robust reality and live broadcast audio system. Capturing the sound for all of the trials and challenges requires a great deal of planning, ingenuity and talent from the team.

Meet The Parents

A new dating show for ITV hosted by Holly Willougby. Ben Holland Sound provided the audio post for the series with Ben Holland and Sam Wansborough mixing the shows in our own dubbing suite with Simon Highfield as dubbing assistant.

A League Of Their Own – Series 11

Another series for CPL Productions and better than ever. All audio mixed in glorious 5.1 surround by Ben Holland.

Furchester Hotel

As part of the Audio Collective, Ben Holland Sound’s Simon Highfield is dubbing editor for this series of Furchester Hotel. Working remotely Simon is editing the audio recorded and onlined at Dock10, sending onto dubbing mixer Guy Rowland for the final mix and set back to Dock10 for layback and client approval. A perfect example of how remote working can benefit the post production workflow.

Harry Hill’s Tea Time

Harry Hill madness for CPL Productions broadcast on Sky1. All audio post for the series by Ben Holland.

World Cup – minute by minute

For TBI Media and simultaneously broadcast on radio3 and to cinemas countrywide Ben created both the live broadcast mix and 5.1 cinema mix. Ben Holland Sound employee Simon Highfield was Grams Op for the show.

Santiago Quartet

A commission composed by Will Todd, Ben Holland Sound recorded “Lovesong” for the Santiago Quartets upcoming album. Recorded at the University Of Surrey this is currently being edited by Ben Holland Sound’s new employee – Simon Highfield.

Duran Duran – Eden Project

For BBC Events, Ben was responsible for the audio post mix for coverage of Duran Duran’s concert at the Eden Project.

EU Debate for Sky

2016 will always be remembered for the EU referendum and Ben Holland Sound played a small part. For Sky news, Ben was sound supervisor for one of the head to head debates.

Tonight At The London Palladium

Another series of variety entertainment with comedy music and speciality acts, Ben was sound supervisor for some of the records and dubbing mixer for the entire series.

Saturday Night Takeaway

Ben was sound supervisor on this series of Saturday Night Takeaway including planning and mixing the final show which was broadcast live from a P&O cruise ship in Barcelona. Technically and logistically an extremely complicated show yet flawlessly executed. Ben Holland Sound also provided audio post support for the series with our very own Matt Ingram as dubbing assistant for dubbing mixers Sam Wansborough and Ruskin Williamson.

Cash Trapped

For Possessed Productions Ben Holland Sound provided studio record and dubbing for the pilot of Cash Trapped – a new ITV quiz show hosted by Bradley Walsh. Building a small de-rig audio control room with equipment provided by Plus4 Audio we provided a low cost yet reliable and high quality system to record the show. We also managed audio post workflow and Ben dubbed the show in our own facility providing an extremely cost effective solution for this pilot.

It’s Not Rocket Science

A great new science based entertainment show hosted by Rachel Riley, Ben Miller & Romesh Ranganathan for ITV Studios. Both studio sound and audio post production along with post audio workflow was provided by Ben Holland Sound. Recorded at BBC Elstree and mixed by Ben in our own dubbing facility.

Coming Up in 2016

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Ben is looking forward to being both studio and OB Sound Supervisor on the new series of Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, which starts on 20th February.

Ben is excited to be both Sound Supervisor and Dubbing Mixer for ITV’s new science show – It’s Not Rocket Science, being shot at Elstree Studios this February.

2015 Overview

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2015 was another great year for Ben Holland Sound. It saw Ben continuing to work on some of the biggest shows in television for both studio and post production. Ben returned as Sound Supervisor for I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Surprise Surprise, and A League Of Their Own. New additions included ITV’s Text Santa, Sky 1’s One Hundred And Eighty, and BBC’s Can’t Touch This.

Text Santa 2015

 

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On 18th December, Ben was Sound Supervisor for ITV’s Text Santa, a 3.5 hour live charity appeal featuring performances from X Factor 2015 Winner Louisa Johnson, Olly Murs and Little Mix.

I’m A Celebrity 2015

I’M A CELEBRITY…GET ME OUT OF HERE 2015 PICTURE SHOWS:(Top l-r )  Tony Hadley, Yvette Fielding, Chris Eubank, Jorgie Porter, George Shelley. (Bottom l-r) Kieron Dyer, Lady Colin Campbell, Duncan Bannatyne, Brian Friedman, Susannah Constantine I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! is back which can mean only one thing… the time has come for a brand new cast of celebrities to head down under and battle it out in TV’s toughest challenge.   Leaving their plush pads and luxuries far behind, our celebrity campers will spend up to three weeks taking on the harsh surroundings of the Australian jungle, with a whole host of brand new nasty surprises created just for them.   This year, the I’m a Celebrity team have pulled out all the stops to ensure this is the most talked about series yet.   Last year’s highlights included Michael Buerk rapping with Tinchy Stryder, Kendra Wilkinson and Edwina Currie falling out in spectacular style and Gemma Collins going jungle AWOL after only a few days in camp.   Whoever does end up in the terrifying and legendary jungle camp will find themselves cut off from the outside world and praying the public doesn’t send them straight into a dreaded Bushtucker Trial. It’s a brand new cast with a brand new set of challenges. As always, our BAFTA award-winning hosts Ant and Dec, are back to present all the big stories live from the jungle every night.  Who will be crowned this year’s King or Queen of the jungle? Find out this Autumn on ITV.   And remember - I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here Now! is back every night on ITV2 after the ITV show.  An ITV Studios production.

For the second year running, Ben was Sound Supervisor for series 15 of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, which went live throughout November and December 2015, to an average audience of 10 million per show.

A League Of Their Own Series 10

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Ben returned to Elstree Studios as Sound Supervisor for the final episode of series 10 of A League of Their Own. Ben dubbed the entire series at Sky Headquarters, throughout August and September 2015

One Hundred And Eighty

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Ben was Dubbing Mixer for the new Darts show commissioned by ITV for Sky 1, which premiered on September 15th 2015.

We’re Expanding!

As of June 2015, Ben Holland Sound has taken on a new employee.

Matthew Ingram joins as Audio and Dubbing Assistant, also coming from the University of Surrey’s prestigious Tonmeister course. Matt is bookable for a variety of positions in television, post and music, including: Audio Engineer, Technical Assistant, Dubbing Editor and Track Laying, Mixing, Location Sound Recordist, Classical/Pop/Live Music Recording, Editing, Mixing, Tuning and Mastering. Matt has recently been involved with:

Live Television & Post Production

And & Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away

Text Santa 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015

Champions League, Europa League and Euro 2016 Football

One Hundred And Eighty

A League of Their Own

Surprise Surprise

Location Sound Recordist

TaDa Kids TV

Music

Gypsy Jazz/Rock/Pop/Metal Bands

Jazz Bands

Choirs including The Cantus Ensemble

Numerous Symphony Orchestras including the Orpheus Sinfonia

Please get in contact if you wish to book Matt

2014 Overview

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2014 was a great year for Ben Holland Sound. It saw Ben working on some of the biggest shows in television for both studio and post production, including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, The World Music Awards, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away and Surprise Surprise. Some crazy world’s firsts were achieved on these shows, such as cueing a plane take off live on air, zip lining from the roof of ITV Studios and recording a live performance of McBusted on the roof go the O2. Other credits include more big shows; A League of Their Own, Sunday Night at The Palladium, Capitol Summer Ball, Miranda Hart’s DVD, A Christmas Cracker and The Chase.

A League of Their Own Series 9

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Also starting in February, Ben will be doing the post for A League of Their Own at Sky’s Headquarters.

Saturday Night Take Away

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Kicking off in February, Ben will be both studio and OB Sound Supervisor for Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away. It promises to be just as crazy as previous series.

I’m a Celebrity

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Ben is pleased to announce that he will be Sound Supervisor for the next series of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, going live Autumn 2014.

Surprise Surprise

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Starting in August, Ben is working on both studios and post for the new series of Surprise Surprise for ITV Studios. This will be the first show to  be shot in the new Studio 1 Control Room, and also the first production to trial ITV’s new tapeless workflow.

 

We’re expanding!

As of July 2014, Ben Holland Sound has taken on a new employee.

James Holliss joins as Assistant Engineer, also coming from the University of Surrey’s prestigious Tonmeister course. James is bookable for a variety of positions in television, post and music, including: Audio Engineer, Technical Assistant, Dubbing Editor and Track Laying, Mixing, Classical/Pop/Live Music Recording, Editing, Mixing, Tuning and Mastering. James has recently been involved with:

Television

24 Hours in A&E

The Hotel

The Chase

And & Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away

A League of Their Own

The Graham Norton Show

Music

Classical Premiere: C Rootham’s ‘Suite in 3 Movements’

Contemporary Classical Premiere: E Efthymiou’s ‘Violin with Electronics’

Rock/Pop/Metal Bands

Jazz Bands

Numerous Symphony Orchestras

Barbershop Quartet

Please get in contact if you wish to book James.

A League Of Their Own

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Having mixed both studio and post for series 8 of “A League Of Their Own” for CPL, it will back for series 9 in December 2014.

 

You Against The Nation Pilot

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In July Ben was Sound Supervisor for a new pilot show for the BBC called You Against The Nation, hosted by Alex Jones and Frank Skinner.

Capitol Summer Ball 2014

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In June, Ben was Sound Supervisor for the Capitol Summertime Ball, featuring Miley Cyrus, Ellie Goulding, Pharrell Williams and many more.

Friday Download

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In June, Ben was Sound Supervisor for Friday Download.