Work starts on 3 more TV Series

We’re busy at Hackenbacker at the moment as we start work on 3 more TV series. “Hustle” is back for its final 8th series, “Lip Service” is back too and a new drama called “Inside Men” is also being audio posted by the team. Busy times and some more great sounding shows hitting the airwaves soon.

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Hackenbacker Is Nominated Twice In the US Primetime Emmy® Awards

Hot on the heels of its success at the British Academy Television Craft Awards, audio post production facility Hackenbacker has once again proved that quality counts by notching up two nominations for the prestigious Primetime Emmy® Awards in the USA.

The Soho-based facility has been nominated twice in the Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or Special category for its work on series one of Carnival Films/Masterpiece’s major costume drama Downton Abbey and for Any Human Heart, a four-part miniseries also co-produced by Carnival Films/Masterpiece.


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Hackenbacker To Handle Audio Post For The Second Series of Downton Abbey

Just weeks after winning a British Academy Television Craft Award in the Best Sound Fiction category for its work on ITV’s costume drama series Downton Abbey, Hackenbacker is delighted to announce that it has been recommissioned to handle the entire audio post for Downton Abbey Series Two.

The second series of Downton Abbey, a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE co-production, is now shooting on location at Highclere Castle in Berkshire and will be screened this Autumn.
Downton 2

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Hackenbacker win BAFTA for Best Sound for Downton Abbey!

We are very proud to have won the ‘Sound Fiction’ BAFTA last night for our work on Downton Abbey. The team worked very hard to produce the Award-Winning sound. Congratulations to Carnival and everyone else who was involved in this fantastic show.

Here’s a picture of the BAFTA in our reception next to the Downton Abbey poster.

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Hackenbacker nominated for 2 BAFTA Awards

This morning we found out that we’d been nominated for 2 BAFTA TV Craft Awards. Both ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Any Human Heart’ have been nominated for best Sound Fiction. We are so proud to have worked on these shows and send out our congratulations to everyone who worked on them.

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Submarine Gets Rave Reviews From The Film Critics – And From Its Audio Post House Hackenbacker


Comedy star Richard Ayoade makes his film directorial debut on March 18th with the UK opening of Submarine – a movie that is already generating rave reviews in the press.

Award-wining Soho-based facility Hackenbacker was responsible for tackling the entire audio post production for the film, which is being hailed as a triumphantly brilliant movie and the best British comedy in years…..

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Hackenbacker Assists Mike Figgis With A Groundbreaking Opera Project

Film director Mike Figgis the man behind cinema classics such as the Oscar-winning Leaving Las Vegas, has brought his visionary directorial style to the world of opera thanks to a unique collaboration with ENO. In a new production of Donizetti’s profound masterpiece Lucrezia Borgia, which is currently taking place in London, Figgis has interspersed the music with specially commissioned film charting the early life of the infamous Lucrezia Borgia.

Audio post production for the filmed sequences was carried out at London-based post production facility Hackenbacker by award-winning sound mixer and Hackenbacker director, Nigel Heath. Figgis and Heath have worked together many times in the past, most notably on the audio post production for films such as Leaving Las Vegas and Hotel.

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