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Refinery offers a selection of sound post-production studios for advertising, film and television, addressing 7.1 and 5.1 surround mixing and music production. ADR is serviced through Telos Xephyr & APTI ISDN and Source Connect options. We regularly record voices for clients around the globe.
Area 5.1 offers Studio 1 with 7.1 and 5.1 theatrical surround sound and is a theatrical sound studio. Studio 2 and additional sound editing suites offer a range of services for dialogue editing, Foley recording, SFX editing and design. Our team has extensive ADR experience with international productions. Charlotte Buys heads up Area 5.1’s. Having worked in sound post-production for 20 years, Charlotte brings a wealth of experience and expert “ears” to any sound production. She has 40 features re-recording credits to her name, with 2 SAFTA awards for “White Lion” and “Material”, along with Dialogue and ADR editing credits for more than 35 feature films. Area 5.1 collaborates with numerous sound artists/editors, supervisors, sound engineers and musicians as and when required.
Homeland, Book of Negros, Black Sails, Hannibal, World War Z, Long Walk to Freedom, Gangster Squad, 300 – Rise of The Empire, Feynman and the Challenger, Mary and Martha, Lost Boys, My Sister Kids, Winnie, A Million Colors, The Philanthropist, Strike Back 1,2, 3, District 9, Invictus, Generation Kill, Skin, Life Is Wild TV, Ladies No.1 Detective Agency, Starship Troopers 3, Wild at Heart.
Audio One, based at our Cape Town branch, is a high end audio post production facility specialising in feature films and international television drama. Audio One is owned and run by multi international award winning sound designer, Barry Donnelly, offering full audio post production, from sound design, editing, foley and ADR recording with Source Connect and 5.1 theatrical mixing. Barry has over 25 years’ experience in the sound industry and has worked on numerous international and local features films and countless television shows. His passion for the craft drives him to deliver the highest quality service to his clients.
  • VFX

    Wire Removal
    Set Extensions
    Matte Painting
    Green Screen Composites
    VFX Pipeline Management
    On Set Supervision

  • DIT & Dailies

    Onset Colour Timed Dailies
    Mobile or Lab solutions
    Media Management
    Clearance Backups
    Transcodes
    Preview Sites
    High Speed Uploads
    Intricate Workflow Experience

  • Sound

    Award Winning Mixers and Sound Designers
    Complete Sound Solutions
    Full Protools HD Suites
    Sound Effects / Music Library
    5.1 mixing
    ISDN & Source Connect
    International ADR

  • Offline, Online & Grading

    Workflow Customization
    Latest Software Versions
    AVID, Final Cut Pro, Premier
    Shared Storage Solutions
    Piping to Baselight
    Resolve Grading Suites

  • Mastering & Deliveries

    Ensure International
    Delivery Specs
    All Formats
    Ensure QC Pass
    Close Collaboration with
    Distributors / Sales Agents