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Howard Audio's latest KFC TVC is to Thai for!
New work alert! Howard Audio loved crafting the original music and sound design for Carbon Films and director Bruno Bossi's latest KFC TV campaign fresh from Bangkok, Thailand "Time Bomb". 20 Sep 2023 Read more

PPS - Finding the Forgotten Graduate - awarded at IAB South Africa Bookmark Awards
Howard Audio is very proud to see the campaign for PPS Insurance 'Finding the Forgotten Graduate' by agency Promise win a Pixel for Purpose, three gold awards in the craft category and gold in the campaign category (including four silvers and a bronze) at this years IAB South Africa Bookmark Awards - naming Promise the Best Digital Agency, and its client, PPS, the Best Digital Brand! 8 Aug 2023 Read more

Runs in the Family wins Best South African Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival
Howard Audio is thrilled to hear that Runs in the Family has been awarded the Best South African Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival. Howard Audio performed the audio post production on the film. Working closely with director Ian Gabriel, our head of audio - Paul Theodorou crafted the films' audio assisted by Thando Magwaza. 3 Aug 2023 Read more

Studio Immersive opens In South Africa with a PMC system
Studio Immersive, a state of the art Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 recording and mixing facility in Johannesburg, South Africa, is attracting projects from many top artists, record labels and production companies thanks to its combination of excellent acoustics, first rate equipment and highly experienced staff. 25 Apr 2023 Read more

Howard Audio gives Castle Double Malt the full jazz treatement
Howard Audio is thrilled to share our most recent TVC in which we composed the original music for Castle Double Malt. 18 Apr 2023 Read more

Howard Audio's Loeries finalists 2022
The 2022 Loerie finalists were announced last week ready for this years creative week which starts in Cape Town this week! We are so proud of the whole team at Howard Audio as our name appears on 20 finalists this year - reflecting all our facets here - original music, final mix and licensed music re-records for both TV and radio.
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Cutting-edge storytelling uncovers history hidden for over a century
Finding the Forgotten Graduate: a revolutionary storytelling campaign. 19 Sep 2022 Read more

The future is now with Howard Audio: Netflix series Ludik mixed in Dolby Atmos
Netflix's first Afrikaans series, Ludik, is about to hit the small screen. And in another first, Howard Audio is proud to be one of the first South African sound studios to mix a locally produced Netflix show in Dolby Atmos. The explosive six-episode season follows the story of Daan Ludik, portrayed by South African and Hollywood icon Arnold Vosloo, as he tries to drag his empire out of a scandalous mess. The series also features an array of South Africa's finest acting talent. 15 Aug 2022 Read more

'Spontaneity was the true inspiration' - Howard Audio's one-take wonder
Some of our favourite music briefs are where inspiration from the visual images are essential. And what inspiration we had for the latest Nedbank Private Wealth campaign. Conceived by Joe Public and shot beautifully by Karien Cherry of Giant Films, each of the three spots was shot in just one take with no edits. 10 Jun 2022 Read more

Howard Audio makes Hollard TVC sing
We're over the moon - Possibly even the moonwalk :) 1 Jun 2022 Read more

Howard Audio and Boomtown share their South Africanness in the Creative Circle
Well done to our partners in crime Boomtown for this Creative Circle Award for the radio and audio category. We are proud to have immersed the brand and its consumers into local culture through relevant and rich audio storytelling, bringing our South Africanness to life. 23 Feb 2022 Read more

Howard Audio blossoms with fragrant new Brutal Fruit TVC
Howard Audio has blossomed into the new year with a TV commercial for Brutal Fruit, who has daringly launched a new fragrance, You Belong. The ad is designed to "celebrate a sisterhood that uplifts and positively affects all those they encounter". 24 Jan 2022 Read more

Howard Audio burns Hotstix Mabuse's classic for MTN
The MTN Summer Campaign is out. Howard Audio was chosen to be the musical force behind the campaign, which utilises the classic Hotstix Mabuse song, "Burnout." 9 Dec 2021 Read more

Howard Audio remakes Weekend Special for Cell C
Howard Audio recently had the privilege of re-recording Brenda Fassie's classic song, Weekend Special, for Cell C's Summer Campaign. The campaign had a transmedia strategy, rolling out across all media. 1 Dec 2021 Read more

Howard Audio is KFC's King Of The Jingle
We have to admit; we love it when a brief comes in for a solid gold bespoke jingle here at Howard Audio, especially when used in such a creative way. So we channelled our inner 80's sitcom energy and composed a bespoke signature tune for KFC's latest TVC. The commercial asks the question, 'What is more unbelievable than free delivery on the KFC app?' The ad then sees the hero character thrown into the world of an imaginary sitcom, jingle and all. 15 Oct 2021 Read more

Howard Audio breaks the sound barrier with Dolby Atmos
Howard Audio is delighted to announce our upgrade to a Dolby Atmos listening room! Many of our streaming clients, including Netflix, are now insisting on Atmos mixes for many projects and now that Apple Music is offering Atmos in binaural spatial sound, we're expanding our studio offering to include this cutting edge technology. With audio going through our 4 Metric Halo ULN sound-cards for conversion - being fired through 12 Unity Audio speakers - it's safe to say the sound in our treated studio will be nothing short of spectacular. 21 Sep 2021 Read more

Howard Audio gives Weelee wheels
Cutting through the clutter on radio at the moment is the new campaign for Weelee. Howard Audio collaborated with agency Abnormal on attention-grabbing scripts that illustrate the concept 'You're doing it wrong, if you don't go with Weelee.' We created a tongue-in-cheek gospel track that comments on the voice-over comic's antics. 22 Jun 2021 Read more

Howard Audio picks up two awards at April 2021 Creative Circle Awards
Getting a mention from the Creative Awards always means a lot - and this month to get a mention in both the Film and Radio categories makes us very proud at Howard Audio - we love both mediums - and the fact that we were responsible for the original music AND final mix shows the many facets of Howard Audio. 1 Jun 2021 Read more

Howard Audio pulls off a real zinger for KFC
At Howard Audio, we've just wrapped the production of KFC's latest Zinger Wings radio campaign. Adam Howard composed the original music to underscore the ironic comedic narrative, voiced by Thabang Byl. 31 May 2021 Read more

Howard Audio nominated for South African Music Award
Howard Audio is honoured that Swingle Bells - an album that Adam Howard and Jonathan Roxmouth produced last year - has been nominated for a Sama (South African Music Award) for best engineered album of 2020. Last year, we recorded the Johannesburg Big Band at Howard Audio, playing Roxmouth's sublime arrangements of our favourite Christmas songs. 25 May 2021 Read more

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