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Rowan October

Sound Recordists & Boom Operators

Speak to Rowan about sound, he's all ears.

Feature Films

Production Production Company Director Sound Mixer
ExtremisGreen Screen ProductionsSteve StoneRowan October
Light Years (2nd Unit)Third FilmsEsther May Campbell / Joe Spray (2nd Unit Director)Robin Gerrard (Main Unit)
Dead Cat (Dailies)Dead Cat FilmsStefan GeorgiouRoger Johnson
Moral ConflictMaxine ChantalMaxine ChantalRowan October
The Symmetry of LoveFlea Market PicturesAitor GaizkaRowan October
A Distant MirageA Distant Mirage FilmsHarbhajan VirdiRoger Johnson
Men Don't Lie (Dailies)Shimmer ProductionsJane SpencerSimon Bysshe
Journal of a Contract Killer (Dailies)MJ FilmsTony MaylamAlan Cridford, Jonathan Mitchell
Creep KillersMercury FilmsAdam McAlaveyIan Richardson
Gulliver's Travels (Sound Asst/2nd Boom Dailies)Fox UKRobert LettermanJohn Midgeley
Shanghai (Sound Asst/2nd Boom Dailies)The Weinstein CompanyMikael HåfströmBrian Simmons
This is England (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)WarpShane MeadowsDavid Sansom
A Cock and Bull Story (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)Revolution FilmsMichael WinterbottomStuart Wilson
Yasmin (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)Parallax IndependentKenneth GlenaanStuart Bruce
Like Minds (Sound Asst/2nd Boom UK Unit)Bluewater FilmsGregory J. ReadKeith Silva

Feature Documentaries

Production Production Company Director Channel / Brand
F... That's Delicious - Action Bronson (UK Unit)Vice ProductionsChris GrossoVice Magazine: Munchies
School Admissions [WT] (Dailies)Genie PicturesChris BouldingBBC Panorama
Ancient Impossible (Dailies)Wild Dream FilmsBo ChannonThe History Channel (UK) / H2 (US)
The Irish Child Pageant StormStirling Film & TelevisionCaroline CoombsRTÉ Ireland
Random Acts: Laura Dockrill - LegacyQuestion Media GroupMarcus JonesChannel 4
Adam Ant: The Blueback Hussar (Dailies)Sunrise PicturesJack BondIndependent
Still Loved (Dailies)Big Buddha FilmsDebbie HowardIndependent

TV / Dramas

Production Production Company Director Sound Mixer
EastEnders (Dailies)BBC Studios and Post ProductionVariousNigel Holmes
L8r Youngers 2Actorshop ProductionsJohn WhiteWill Whale
Silent Witness XIII (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)BBC DramaUdayan PrasadFraser Barber
Sleep With Me (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)Clerkenwell FilmsMarc JobstFraser Barber
Little Dorrit (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)BBC DramaDiarmuid LawrenceFraser Barber
Mutual Friends (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)Hat Trick ProductionsJim O'HanlanTony Meering
Waking The Dead VII (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)BBC DramaEdward Bennett, Phillipa Langdale, Sam MillerSimon Clark
The Innocent Project (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)BBC Drama Northern IrelandBill AndersonMark Atkinson
Emmerdale (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)ITVAlan Wareing, Duncan Foster, Judith DineNick Sanders, Gareth Hall
Girls In Love II (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)CITVIndra BhoseMark Cochran
Steel River Blues (Sound Asst/2nd Boom)ITVTim Dowd, Graeme HarperTim Wybrow, Raymond French, Malcolm Davies

Shorts

Production Production Company Director Sound Mixer
The Other Side of HomeGolden Hare FilmsJesse RossRowan October
T-Police FieldVloopMarcus JonesRowan October
StayCassie RaineCassie RaineRowan October
PoisonedDarren DohertyDarren DohertyRowan October
TiedDarren DohertyDarren DohertyRowan October
Nothing To LoseMichael HekimianMichael HekimianRowan October
No EscapeElectric SheepWilliam McGregorRowan October
Sofa So GoodRobin LindseyRobin LindseyRowan October
BovineWill McGregorWill McGregorRowan October
The Good MuslimConcept FilmsRobert CambrinusRowan October
TwinsSamia Rida, Simon O'NeillSimon O'NeillRowan October
Barney Has The BluesEM Media, Spool FilmsPaul FraserPhil Cape
Magic CircleMagic FilmsJames BrailsfordPhil Cape
ElsheraNorthern Media SchoolDamian WoodPhil Cape

Commercials / Brand Film / Idents

Production Production Company Director Channel / Brand
Luck Is No CoincidenceSignal ProductionsSacha MooreUnibet
Gillette FootballHill+Knowlton StrategiesSarah CheadleGillette
Selena Gomez Live Q&A (Prague Unit)Dreamtek / YoutubeBela MolnarAdidas NEO
Guitar Hero Live (Behind the scenes)Red ConsultancyLuke MackayActivision
White City (Behind the scenes)VloopMark HellerAMC Networks Intl.
The Beats Pills: Small But Loud ShowGas & ElectricJak O'HareBeats by Dre
War Horse Live in 4K (Behind the scenes)Televisual Media UKJames BennettSony Professional
2Day On Radio 2Red Bee MediaAdam ButcherBBC1 / BBC Radio 2
The People's FriendSassy FilmsDavid WaldmanITV 3
Is Police 3.0 Possible Today?VloopMarcus JonesCapgemini
Your Bank: Talking Cash MachinesRed Bee MediaSusan AytonBarclays
It's All About The Kids / Feel Like a ManRed Bee MediaOliver Parsons Hyundai
Shooting In Hostile Environments With The PMW-200Televisual Media UKJames BennettSony Professional
Top Gear Speed WeekEngine CreativeCraig SpenceleyTop Gear Magazine
Big Fab FridaysRed Bee MediaMatt ShaplandCBBC
Turkish Airlines: Miles & Smiles Kredi KartiProduction Team of TurkeyOzan AçıktanTurkish Airlines
Barclays Life Skills - Jameela JamilRed Bee MediaRobert SamuelsBarclays
Sony PMW-F3 Customer ViewTelevisual Media UKJames BennettSony Professional
The Hunting MoonRed Bee MediaRobert SamuelsMalaria No More
Dynamo Series II Facebook CampaignRobert SamuelsCarrie HartWatch / Facebook
This Is What We DoRed Bee MediaRobert SamuelsRed Bee Media
Merthyr Incinerator CampaignInside Job Productions Martin ScanlanFriends of the Earth
Didn't Know What Love WasGreenpoint PicturesJacob LincolnConverse
Street League - Daniel SturridgeRed Bee MediaRobert SamuelsHyundai
Football Bet - Brazil (Boom)Gas & ElectricTom King / Sound Mixer: Will WhaleRacing Post

Equipment

Sound Devices 664 Field Mixer (12 tracks of audio with timecode). Boom mics include Sennheiser MKH60 and 416. Wired and wireless lapel/lavalier mics. 3 Radio mic channels (more are available with/without trolley). Wireless link to camera capability. Lithium-ion battery system (can run continuously for 24+ hours without access to mains power). Timecode jam sync to camera. A selection of mics suitable for presenters, effect recording, vocals, instruments, commentary, narration, vox pops, voice-over, in-vision usage etc.