UK Sound Awards for the Audio Industry
To nominate or purchase tickets for this years event please click on the links below
2012 Conch Awards: Film, Commercial and Television Sound Awards


UK Screen

UK Screen is the trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of companies providing services to the Screen Industries – film, television and commercials. It is an independent, industry-funded body with a membership which comprises companies involved in post-production, visual effects, physical special effects, audio, cameras, lighting, equipment hire, freelance talent, outside broadcast and studios.

The association provides a range of services and events to members, from networking, training and information sessions to access to business and legal advice, bursaries and discounts. Most importantly UK Screen provides a central voice for the industry by gathering and representing the views of the sector to Government, Broadcasters, Studios, manufacturers, production teams and other interested parties.

UK Screen is proud to be associated with The Conch Awards.

For further information please contact:

Sarah Mackey, CEO
+44 (0)20 7734 6060



Located in the heart of Soho, Scrub is a specialist division of HHB serving the audio technology requirements of the UK post-production industry. Supplying and supporting Pro Tools, ICON and the Avid/Euphonix consoles for 8 years, the team at Scrub are now well established and widely respected for their expertise, customer service, and ready willingness to help with any matter related to audio production.


Pinewood Studios Group is the premier production and post production facility in the UK with a worldwide reputation for quality and creativity. With three major Dolby certified film Dubbing theatres at Pinewood and up to seven at Shepperton, plus Foley studio, we have the largest most flexible audio post offering in Europe. Our award winning audio facilities are based around Euphonix and Digidesign icon consoles using both traditional and 'in the box' workflows and of course world-renowned re-recording mixers.

Pinewood may be one of the oldest established facilities in the world, but that does not make us old fashioned. Recent investments in digital infrastructure and facilities has placed us on the leading edge of both sound and picture technology. We are one of the few facilities in the world where you can literally walk in with a script, and walk out with a finished, graded, mixed and mastered production without leaving the site.


Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world – from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, television shows, live concert tours and news broadcasts, to music and movies made at home. Some of Avid's most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer, Pro Tools®, Interplay®, ISIS, VENUE, Sibelius®, and System 5. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit


The Sennheiser Group, with its headquarters in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of wired microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems - in particular, wireless microphone and in-ear monitoring systems. The brand is synonymous with superior, high-quality and innovative products which makes it one of the brands of choice for many artists, live sound engineers, recording engineers, broadcast professionals and film crews globally.

Founded in 1945 by Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser, the company now employs more than 2,100 people worldwide, and has manufacturing plants in Germany, Ireland and the USA.

Soho Runners

Soho Runners is London's leading recruitment specialist, providing runners into the Soho post and film communities. The company has built up an excellent reputation due to the attention given to personal service and the quality of its hand-picked staff. We believe that experience and reputation are vital.

Only providing runners who are of the highest standard, we are certain to select the expert who is perfect for the job. Not only do we set ourselves apart from the competition with our first class service but we are available to our clients out of office hours to handle any urgent enquiries. Whatever your needs, you can rely on Soho Runners to deliver.


Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965, Dolby is best known for high-quality audio and surround sound.

Early on, Dolby decided that the company would manufacture professional audio products, and license technologies that were appropriate for consumer applications. Since then, many Dolby innovations have set the bar for audio technology in both the professional and consumer markets.

From the cinema to your living room, Dolby has transformed the entertainment experience. Dolby technologies can be found in cinemas, professional recording studios, video games, laser discs, DVDs, mobile media, digital broadcast TV, digital cable, and satellite systems.

For more information, please visit


MEDIALEASE provide asset finance and leasing of audio equipment - from recording, post to live & installed sound. We regularly finance large film scoring and concert sound systems as well as digital audio editors, outboard FX and studio plug ins. We are familiar with the post and live sound markets, having operated in this domain for over 10 years.


HIREWORKS is one of Europe's leading editing equipment hire companies and a lot more. We provide Avid, Lightworks HD/3D and Final Cut Pro systems for use on a wide variety of film, television and live productions, along with a full selection of VTR's and data recorders. So whether you are looking to rent a single Avid Media Composer Nitris DX system, a networked setup with Avid Unity/ISIS or a full Avid to EVS integrated workflow with Interplay asset management we are the company to call. We don't just deliver the kit, we also provide a full installation service and 24/7 technical support so that you can be sure that your edit will run smoothly and without interruption whatever happens. We have offices at Pinewood Studios and in Soho providing equipment rental, fully equipped cutting rooms and technical support, simply phone 01753 656248 and we'll do the rest.

Jigsaw 24

Jigsaw24 have been delivering technology solutions and services to the creative industries for over 20 years. As a ProTools HD dealer since 2001 and the UK's only Avid Elite Partner for Audio, Video and Storage we offer a unique insight into providing efficient collaborative working environments. Our dedicated consultants and engineers in London, MediaCityUK and Nottingham provide everything you need from pre-purchase consultancy through to system design and support contracts.


ChilliBean is based on an ethos of client service and technology, specialising in digital content management and delivery. Established in 2004, the company is shaped, planned and managed by a group of industry leaders from the post production, production and advertising world.

ChilliBean's services include digital storage, workflow project management tools, online collaboration tools and international broadcast delivery for production, post-production, advertising agencies and award shows.

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Celebrating its seventh year, the The Conch Awards, will take place on

September 19th at
The Mayfair Hotel