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Finalists for this year’s Pro Sound Awards revealed

Erica Basnicki 12 July 2013
Finalists for this year's Pro Sound Awards revealed

The Finalists for the inaugural Pro Sound Awards have been announced.   The event will be held on 19 September at Ministry of Sound nightclub in London, with an exclusive after party also held at the world famous club.   A panel of independent judges from the pro-audio will be pouring over the shortlisted nominations with just two over two months left to decide the winners.   The finalists for this year’s Pro Sound Awards are:   LIVE/TOURING SOUND Engineer of the Year  Ben Hammond Antony King Jim Warren Ben Findlay   Tour Sound Production  Audio Electronics Mattijsen for the coronation of King Willem-Alexander, Amsterdam Capital Sound for Mumford & Sons UK arena tour Adlib Audio for The Script arena tour SSE Audio Group for Jesus Christ Superstar   After-sales Support  Mark Saunders, Sennheiser DiGiCo Soundcraft Midas   STUDIO Engineer of the Year  Simon Rhodes, Abbey Road Mark Winterburn, Edge Recording Alalal (Al O’Connell) Toby Alington   Recording Production of the Year  Andre Jacquemin for A Liar’s Autobiography David Wrench for Sunless ’97 Aurora EP  Ben Drew, Eric Appapoulay and Al Shux for Playing with Fire (single) Mark Ronson for Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox (album)   Studio of the Year  Snap, London British Grove, London Astar Studios, Lancashire Wisseloord, Netherlands   INSTALLATION Team of the Year  Wigwam Acoustics Soliflex Svenska (Jan Setterberg & Fredrik Setterberg) Stage Electrics ‘Friends Arena’ team (consultants Steve Liddle & Ingmar Olsson, Integrator James Hurst Of LBI Projects, David Howe of Bosch Prosound UK)   Permanent Installation Project of the Year  L-Acoustics for Hollywood Bowl  Sonic Emotion for Aura club, Zurich  Tileyard Studios, London  Funktion-One for toboggan run for Winter Olympics, Sochi 2014  Temporary Installation Project of the Year  Optocore for Kuwait’s 50th Constitution Day Celebrations L-Acoustics for the Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, London Universe of Sound Birmingham Sennheiser for David Bowie, V&A, London   BROADCAST AUDIO Team of the Year  Conrad Fletcher + Team for NTLive The X Factor sound team The BRIT Awards 2013 team Red TX for Strictly Come Dancing Live at Wembley Arena   Broadcast Event of the Year  ITV Yorkshire for the Live Episode of Emmerdale, October 2012 Riedel for the Red Bull Stratos Project Red TX for Sound of Change Live, Twickenham, UK Sennheiser for the Eurovision Song Contest   Facility of the Year  Goldcrest Hackenbacker BBC S&PP Evolutions Post   MARKETING INITIATIVE / CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR  L-Acoustics d&b audiotechnik DiGiCo Soundcraft Studer   RISING STAR (the winner will be selected by Audio Pro International)   James Hill, Steel City Studio/Hangman Productions Julian Pirrie, Goldcrest Karen Down, Solid State Logic Xavier Stephenson, Metropolis Studios   LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT   (to be announced by Pro Sound Awards team)   GRAND PRIX   (to be announced by Pro Sound Awards team)

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