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UK Holds First Pro Sound Awards

by Adam Savage. The winners of the first Pro Sound Awards were revealed Thursday, September 19, at a lavish event held at Ministry of Sound in London, with the ceremony preceded by a drinks reception and buffet dinner, and followed by an exclusive after party. The awards are jointly-backed by Intent Media publications Pro Sound News Europe, Installation, Audio Media, Music Week, Audio Pro International, MI Pro and TVBEurope, while the judging was performed by a cross-section of professionals from across the UK audio industry.
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London, UK (September 27, 2013)—The winners of the first Pro Sound Awards were revealed Thursday, September 19, at a lavish event held at Ministry of Sound in London, with the ceremony preceded by a drinks reception and buffet dinner, and followed by an exclusive after party. The awards are jointly-backed by Intent Media publications Pro Sound News Europe, Installation, Audio Media, Music Week, Audio Pro International, MI Pro and TVBEurope, while the judging was performed by a cross-section of professionals from across the UK audio industry.

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The Pro Sound Awards recognized and celebrated the commercial and creative successes of the entire pro-audio industry – in live sound, installed sound, broadcast audio and the world of the studio (recording and post-production).

"We set out to celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of individuals and companies across the industry by launching these Awards, and the list of winners proves we've certainly met our objective," said Audio Pro International editor Adam Savage. "It's great to see so many people from all areas of pro audio come together in one place to hail the efforts of these hard working professionals, and we're already looking forward to next year. A big congratulations to the winners; you all deserve it."

Here's the list of winners in full:

LIVE/TOURING SOUND (sponsored by Medialease)
Engineer of the Year: Jim Warren
Tour Sound Production: Audio Electronics Mattijsen for the coronation of King Willem-Alexander, Amsterdam
After-sales Support: Mark Saunders, Sennheiser

STUDIO (sponsored by Focusrite Novation)
Engineer of the Year: Toby Alington
Recording Production of the Year: Mark Ronson for Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox (album)
Studio of the Year: British Grove, London

INSTALLATION (sponsored by Genelec)
Team of the Year: Wigwam Acoustics
Permanent Installation Project of the Year: Funktion-One for toboggan run for Winter Olympics, Sochi 2014
Temporary Installation Project of the Year: Sennheiser for David Bowie is, V&A, London

BROADCAST AUDIO (sponsored by Sony)
Team of the Year: Conrad Fletcher + Team for NTLive
Broadcast Event of the Year: Riedel for the Red Bull Stratos Project
Facility of the Year: Goldcrest Post

MARKETING INITIATIVE/CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
Soundcraft Studer

RISING STAR (sponsored by Sennheiser)
Xavier Stephenson, Metropolis Studios

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Andy Munro

GRAND PRIX (sponsored by Digico)
BEIRG

A version of this article originally appeared on Audio Pro International’s website as Funktion-One, Toby Alington among first ever Pro Sound Award winners

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