Happy ‘Chappie’

Neill Blomkamp’s latest film ‘Chappie‘ hits cinemas on March 6th 2015. Dave Whitehead and Michelle Child were very fortunate to help bring ‘Chappie’ to life. We were based at Park Road Post, in Wellington, New Zealand for the show, while the awesome Matt Wilson and Vince Renaud, were chopping sounds furiously in our other favourite city, Vancouver. Really looking forward to hearing what Hans Zimmer has scored for the film. Big thanks to the mix team Christopher Scarabosio and Steve Boedekker. Can’t wait to see the film and hear the final mix next week! Go and see this movie!


Joon-ho Bong‘s film ‘Snowpiercer‘, was an unexpected and pleasant surprise at the end of 2012. I was approached by Seoul based Supervising Sound Editor, Tae-young Choi, to help with the sound design for the film. I asked Tim Nielsen if he’d like to collaborate on the design and with four allocated weeks each, we got stuck in. My job was to bring the train to life. I was visiting my Mum in Hamilton, New Zealand, when I found out I was working on the film. I called the local train yard to see if there was any chance of setting up a record. They… Read More