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.


Tim Stephan, Filmtonmeister: Challenge Yourself

Tim Stephan, Filmtonmeister: Challenge Yourself

Tim Stephan hails from Hamburg, Germany. A Filmtonmeister and Sound Mixer for over 10 years, both in Europe and abroad, we jumped at the opportunity to talk with him and find out more about his experience, ideas and advice for working in the film and commercial sound industry.
Michaela Girouard: Booming New Orleans

Michaela Girouard: Booming New Orleans

Michaela Girouard is a versatile and highly-experienced freelance boom operator/utility sound technician, currently based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She’s worked on a range of productions including Preacher, Darlin’, Take Your Pills, Synchronic and Hot Date, all of which have brought unique sets of audio challenges to the table. We find out more about her and what it's like to work in the New Orleans film industry.
Henau Marais: Sound in Remote Locations, Travelling Heavy and Staying Focused

Henau Marais: Sound in Remote Locations, Travelling Heavy and Staying Focused

Sound recordist Henau Marais has over 18 years of professional audio experience working on commercials, reality TV shows, feature films, documentaries, news and much more. He’s helped capture some incredible sound on broadcasts/productions for the likes of Disney, the BBC, Discovery, RedBull, Microsoft, Warner and HBO. We took some time out from Bubblebee HQ to have a chat with Henau in Cape Town, South Africa.

Listen to a Blackbird Song at Dawn

Listen to a Blackbird Song at Dawn

Listen to a recording of a blackbird in song at dawn by Field Recordist Benjamin Gale (spacewalkaudio.co.uk). It was recorded from Ben's balcony in the London borough of Camden early one morning in June. He used a Sennheiser MKH8060 which was fitted with The Spacer Bubble mesh base to protect from wind, while keeping the natural frequency response of the mic. 
Carlo Missidenti on Sound for Downhill MTB Film “Ride”

Carlo Missidenti on Sound for Downhill MTB Film “Ride”

Italian Production Sound Mixer Carlo Missidenti got in touch with us from the sound department of "Ride", an experimental italian film themed around downhill MTB riding, directed by Jacopo Rondinelli.
An Interview with Bamfsound - Matt Brodnick & Ferdinand Almalvez

An Interview with Bamfsound - Matt Brodnick & Ferdinand Almalvez

Bamfsound is Matt Brodnick and Ferdinand Almalvez, two production sound mixers who hail from Los Angeles. Their extensive experience ranges from film and documentaries to TV series and commercial work with credits including Everest, Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, Motor City Masters, Beauty in the Broken, Dirty Money, L.A. Confidential and most recently Makhaliss, due for release in Japan.
On Location for Commercials with Nadir Fleishmann

On Location for Commercials with Nadir Fleishmann

We briefly caught up with Location Sound Recordist Nadir Fleishman after working on a commercial for web in Israel. The locations were mostly outdoors and he used The Windkiller to get the best out of his shotgun mic...
Santiago Paul with The Lav Concealer on Section de Recherches, France

Santiago Paul with The Lav Concealer on Section de Recherches, France

Sound Mixer Santiago Paul recently got hold of some of our Lav Concealers for Sanken Cos-11 and has started using them to hide lavalier mics on the long-standing French police series, "Section de Recherches". He mounted the microphone using the Lav Concealer Tape on an undershirt...
Sounds from Kali Gandaki River with Himalayas to Ocean Expedition

Sounds from Kali Gandaki River with Himalayas to Ocean Expedition

Sound Recordist Niko O'Brien used a pair of DPA CORE 4061 microphones in a carefully crafted stereo rig to record the ambience from the environment, protected against wind and moisture by the Bubblebee Windbubbles L03 during the trek