Merlin Bonning AMPS, MIPS
Location Sound Recordist
for Film and Television, UK
Hello! I'm a BBC trained Location Sound Recordist with additional production credits in recording engineering and post production audio editing.
I own a comprehensive Location Sound Kit including :
Multitrack Recorders, Radio Mics, Timecode Lockit Boxes, Directors Listeners and Wireless Camera Sends.
I work regularly across the UK and abroad on factual documentaries, extreme sports TV and branded content.
I'm tech savvy with an efficient and discreet working practice on set. Since going freelance in 2008, I've recorded on location in Chernobyl, Siberia, Bhutan, Paris, Manila, Moscow, Brussels, Rio de Janeiro, Hamburg, Dublin, Amsterdam, Geneva and Milan. Fully insured for kit and PLI
Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) Full Member
Institute of Professional Sound (IPS) Full Member
Hammerhead Television Scotland - Senior Audio Tech 2007-2008
Sound on Location - BBC Evesham 2007
BSc Audio with Multimedia - Glasgow Caledonian University 2005
Audio Engineering Diploma - School of Audio Engineering (SAE), Sydney 2001
Full driving licence.