A FREELANCE SOUND RECORDIST/ SOUND MIXER BASED IN NAIROBI, KENYA.

ABOUT ME

I am a freelance Sound Recordist / Sound Mixer based in Nairobi (Kenya), working in East Africa and across the continent. I have over 11 years of experience in TV programs, films, commercials, documentaries and Natural History.

 

After graduating from Daystar University with a degree in Communication (Electronic Media), I trained as a Sound Recordist and Boom Operator in Season 1 & 2 of Makutano Junction (TV Series) under Derek Oliver, a retired BBC Sound Recordist.

 

Since 2005, I have worked as a freelance Sound Recordist. I have filmed widely in Africa and worked with celebrities like Lenny Henry, John Bishop, Richard Hammond and Dermot O'Leary. I hold a Kenyan Passport and have many immunizations for foreign travel

 

I am married with 3 children and we live in Nairobi (off Mombasa Road) with easy access to Jomo Kenyatta International and Wilson Airports.

GALLERY

SOUND CREDITS

#PoachingStealsFromUsAll CAMPAIGN

In the run up to the world's largest ever ivory bonfire, to be conducted by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in April, 2016, popular afro-pop band Sauti Sol and local radio personality Caroline Mutoko launched an anti-poaching “hearts and minds” campaign with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o. Kenya-based African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and WildAid’s “Poaching Steals From Us All” campaign uses public service announcements, documentary shorts, billboards and social media to urge support for conservation and reporting of wildlife crime. With an initial focus on elephants it will later cover other threatened species, such as lions, rhinos and even vultures.

OPERATION HEALTH

Driving positive change through the power of entertainment, to Iyolwa health clinic in eastern Uganda. A local health center that serves a community of 18,000 residents ; mainly expectant mothers and young children.

GUN RUNNERS

Gun Runners is the story of two of the most notorious warriors in Northern Kenya who trade in their weapons to become professional runners. Told entirely by its central characters, through a mixture of film and animation, the narrative provides a glimpse into a society caught halfway between tradition and modernity, poverty and glory. On a personal level, the story is of retribution and reform, friendship and rivalry.

ANIMAL REUNIONS 2016

Animal Reunions have captured the imaginations of millions of people worldwide. YouTube is full of animal reunion stories - moments that illustrate and capture genuine affection and emotion between and among species. These rare moments provide a fleeting window into the emotional capacities of animals and their ability to form bonds with humans. But can wild animals really feel joy, devotion and love? Most animal lovers are convinced that they do, and now scientists are beginning to agree as we discover the stories that bring those animal emotions to life.

Airtel #InsideStoro with DIVA

"No need to break a sweat or your heel looking for an Airtel Agent, we are in your local stores and select gas stations."

 

Airtel Kenya is one of the leading telecommunication companies, this is one of the many commercial advertisement series tagged 'Inside Story' (#InsideStoro) on how convenient and easily accessible their mobile money is to all.

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RICHARD NGUGI

SOUND RECORDIST

CONTACT

Nairobi, Kenya

+254 721450028

richard@eastafricasoundrecordist.com

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FEATURE

My Sound Kit is fully equipped with the latest sound mixing/recording equipment including the Sound Devices 664 Mixer/Recorder. With my gear and expertise, you can be assured of great audio quality and perfectly synced sound to video, whatever the camera, whatever the environment.

EXPERIENCED IN

TV PROGRAMS AND FILMS

COMMERCIALS

DOCUMENTARIES

NATURAL HISTORY

SHOWCASE

RWANDA'S GORILLA

ENCOUNTERS

Rwanda is a beautiful country – from the volcanoes and hills that surround the countryside to the beautiful people and I have always wanted to film here. So when this opportunity came up, I grabbed it with both hands!

JOHN BISHOP'S GORILLA ADVENTURE

MENTORING IN KISUMU

While working in the streets of Kisumu, curious bystanders stood by to watch the crew hard at work. Among them were passionate street kids who dreamt of doing a film of their own, to share their experience in the streets of Kisumu.

They were very passionate and happy to have an experience  in filming

KISUMU STREET KIDS

OPERATION HEALTH

Uganda is a beautiful country, rich and full of diversity in culture and tradition.

In one of the rural communities, known as Iyolwa, is a community hospital that serves 18,000 people. Most of the patients are expectant mothers and young children. But the state of the hospital is very wanting

IYOLWA MEDICAL CLINIC, UGANDA

DELIVERING HIGH QUALITY SOUND

Having invested in high end professional sound equipment, nothing but the best sound quality in the industry is produced. Seasoned with over a decade's worth of skill and experience.

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PRESENTING QUALITY AND UNIQUENESS

My Sound Kit is fully equipped with the latest sound mixing/recording equipment including the Sound Devices 664 Mixer/Recorder. With my gear and expertise, you can be assured of great audio quality and perfectly synced sound to video, whatever the camera, whatever the environment.

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