In The Wild

BBI In The Wild showcases stories from production sound mixers, location sound recordists, boom operators, cameramen and more using Bubblebee Industries sound tools 'in the wild'. Join in by tagging your photos with #BBIinthewild.


Capturing Sound For Adventure TV - Jimmy The Sound Guy Lays It On The Line

Capturing Sound For Adventure TV - Jimmy The Sound Guy Lays It On The Line

Seasoned producer and sound mixer James Sieczka has nearly two decades worth of experience in capturing sound for Film, Television Commercials, Sports and Reality TV programming. Known to his friends and colleagues as Jimmy the Sound Guy, he specialises in adventure shows, particularly those set in extreme or remote locations around the world.
The Spacer Bubble Helps Efrem Carbó React Quickly To Fast Paced Sports Broadcast Environments

The Spacer Bubble Helps Efrem Carbó React Quickly To Fast Paced Sports Broadcast Environments

Barcelona-based sound engineer, Efrem Carbó Perez is delighted with the protection the versatile Spacer Bubble gives him and the ease with which it can be adapted to suit different situations.
Capturing The Sound Of Disappearing Glaciers

Capturing The Sound Of Disappearing Glaciers

What sound does a glacier make? To the uninitiated this may seem like a ridiculous question because one imagines they are simply silent expanses of ice. But that’s not the case. They make all kinds of sounds covering a huge dynamic range, from cracking and popping to booming and tinkling and a multitude of sounds in between.
Lauren Banjo Talks Tools and Speed in Capturing High Quality Sound for ENG

Lauren Banjo Talks Tools and Speed in Capturing High Quality Sound for ENG

US-based sound engineer explains how having the right tools for the job helps her achieve the best results for her clients. Location recording engineer Lauren Banjo works in the fast paced world of ENG, corporate and social media content creation and has joined a growing band of professionals who are turning to Bubblebee products to capture great sound. 
Capturing Great Sound At Altitude - Herbert Verdino

Capturing Great Sound At Altitude - Herbert Verdino

With over 60% of the country in the Alps, it’s likely that anyone choosing to shoot a film or TV programme in Austria may find themselves in a mountainous location. This could present difficulties for an inexperienced crew, but fortunately Austria has an established film industry with crew that are used to dealing with extreme conditions. Production sound mixer Herbert Verdino is one of them.

The Windkiller SE for Portable Recorders high in the Scottish hills with Simon Opit

The Windkiller SE for Portable Recorders high in the Scottish hills with Simon Opit

"The new Bubblebee wind protection for handheld recorders came along just as I was getting ready for another Scottish winter and preparing for my...
Bubblebee’s Sidekick Delivers Style and Comfort On Live Broadcast Sets

Bubblebee’s Sidekick Delivers Style and Comfort On Live Broadcast Sets

Jono Cary, one of the UK’s most in-demand Sound Recordists and Production Sound Mixers, has switched to Bubblebee Industries’ Sidekick In-Ear Monitors because they are so comfortable that they can even be worn underneath headphones. We also hear from presenter Andi Peters on their comfort, sound and reliability.
The Sidekick IFB Monitors Help The Cast And Crew of America’s Got Talent 2020

The Sidekick IFB Monitors Help The Cast And Crew of America’s Got Talent 2020

The Production crew captured all performances live to tape using 8K Red cameras, DPA microphones, the Sound Devices 833, Lectrosonics R1b IFB wireless and Sidekicks. McCoy used Sound Devices NoiseAssist and ran Dugan Automix so that the director and producers (who were watching via Zoom in different locations) could hear a more robust mix back.
Bill and Ted: Facing the Music, with a Sidekick

Bill and Ted: Facing the Music, with a Sidekick

In the most detailed user insight so far on the Bubblebee Sidekick IFB, we talked to production sound mixer Chris Welcker (www.catgutsound.com) about the audio wizardry behind the film Bill and Ted Face the Music. Chris first heard that the show was in pre-production around January 2019 and jumped at the chance at working on the film, which was finally released August 28th, 2020 in the USA. 
Formula E Uses The Spacer Kit and The Sidekick to Cope with Social Distancing Measures

Formula E Uses The Spacer Kit and The Sidekick to Cope with Social Distancing Measures

The sound recordists responsible for delivering this year’s ABB FIA Formula E coverage to the BBC made good use of our Spacer Bubble microphone windshields and The Sidekick in-ear IFB monitors helped the sound crew deliver safe, intelligible audio for the completion of its sixth season in Berlin.
Ellie Williams: Wildlife Documentaries and The Sound of Nature

Ellie Williams: Wildlife Documentaries and The Sound of Nature

Ellie Williams is a Bristol-based sound recordist specialising in wildlife documentaries. During her career she has camped in deep snow, climbed her kit up craggy ridges at the edge of the Arctic Circle, filmed alongside fluking sperm whales and enjoyed a hug from an orangutan. In her spare time, she likes heading on adventures into nature with her family, catching live music and recording musicians in fields...
Igor Marlot: Ambisonics, The Amazon jungle and Extreme Sound Situations

Igor Marlot: Ambisonics, The Amazon jungle and Extreme Sound Situations

Sound recordist Igor Marlot specializes in location sound for film, VR and TV and hails from Geneva, Switzerland. Born in Quimper, France, his sound career has put him on many different continents throughout and he has picked up some valuable experience working in some of the more extreme parts of the world.