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Post Production

AKA have been fortunate enough to have worked on some of the largest post production facilities around the world, our unrivalled understanding of the work flow means we can design and manufacture a complete suite of post production studio furniture.

We can create a unique style that runs through the whole facility and can supply a complete package of studio furniture including; online desks and offline desks, grading desks, audio desks, VFX and graphic areas as well as production and reception areas.

Post Production Installation Projects

Suite Ltd

As part of an on-going upgrade on Suite Post Production’s Soho facility, AKA supplied all the studio furniture including custom audio desk around the Euphonix System 5 controller and grading desk for a Filmlight grading panel. AKA also supplied a number of large off-line suite desks and our ProLite editing desks. This is another great example of how AKA can supply a full suite of Post furniture that matches the feel and equipment for any modern Post facility.

ENVY – Mortimer Street

AKA were delighted to again to win the tender for ENVY’s sixth facility dedicated to advertising work. This £3 million refit in Mortimer Street took over four months to complete and AKA supplied 20 off-lines, 6 on-lines, 1 Baselight grading suite and 3 audio suites including 1 Dolby Atmos studio. The final sections included a 12 seater production desk and an eye catching main reception.

The Farm – Newman Street

The Farm’s new 33,000 sq ft facility in Newman Street is to date one of the largest projects AKA has undertaken. We supplied 57 rise and fall custom editing desks, 3 huge grading desks, 6 audio studios with curved Avid S6 consoles and a bold statement with “The Pill” reception desk.

Goldcrest

Goldcrest has unveiled its purpose built Dolby Atmos Premier mixing theatre in its Dean Street premises.
The theatre has a seven metre wide screen, a 15 metre throw and a 6 metre ceiling height throughout. The opening of Dean Street Theatre 1 brings the number of Dolby licensed mixing theatres to three within Goldcrest’s Soho based post facilities. AKA worked closely with the acoustic designers and system integrators to supply all of the studio furniture including dedicated Pro-Tools desks and client seating

750 MPH

750mph is an award winning audio post-production company with eight studios including three Dolby cinema rooms, situated in Golden Square in the heart of Soho. AKA was asked to design and manufacture eight custom audio desks to hold Black Magic’s Fairlight panels, multiple monitors and custom room control panels. The final designs were manufactured from CNC’d aluminium, crown walnut, Corian and leather.

SNK Studios

Fully Dolby Certified for mixing cinema commercials & trailers in 5.1 & 7.1, Studio 7 also holds Dolby Atmos pre-mix status allowing us to track-lay in the latest 360 surround sound format. Studio 7 is also the ideal suite for open-room ADR sessions with space for up to 8 clients and 2 or 3 actors, combined with Studio 1’s good size booth & control room setup, SNK Studios can handle a range of demanding ADR requirements. AKA supplied all the studio furniture including a custom S6 studio desk and matching producers desk.

Factory

AKA has worked with Factory since its conception and was asked to design and manufacture a new interior for their flagship post room. The client wanted the D-Control to be integrated into a single sweeping piece of furniture which was finished in Bur Veneers, leather and polyester Lacquer. We are currently supplying two new studio desks for their summer 2013 revamp of studios two and three to incorporate the SSL AWS948

Goldcrest Post

One of the UK’s largest facilities with credits including Pirates of the Caribbean and the Fantastic Mr Fox, has used AKA’s Product line for its editing and sound design suites and we recently completed a new 4K Grading suite. The images shown are of two Post rooms that AKA supplied all the Audio and client furniture including fold-down Voice Over tables and seating.

Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors commissioned AKA to move their entire facility to their new Poland street home this included desking for over 100 after-effects staff, three audio, 5 finishing and two grading suites. As part of the contract AKA were also asked to design and build the reception and bar for their new front of house. This was manufactured from sand blasted English oak. Corian and high gloss lacquer to create this contemporary yet friendly reception area.

Grand Central Recording Studios

The Loft is Grand Central’s newest audio studio which is situated on the 7th floor of their Soho facility with fantastic views over London. AKA were commissioned to do the studio furniture including mobile racks and voice over desks.

The Farm Group – William

AKA have worked closely with the ever expanding Farm Group and has built all of their technical furniture over the past 13 years including four facilities in Soho, a new facilities in Bristol and LA and have recently completed their new facility called William. ” The Farm and AKA have grown up together over the past 15 years and we have never thought of opening a facility in Soho without them. We reckon our staff and clients are owed the very best.” Nicky Sargent– The Farm Group, Owner.

Big Bouy

AKA were commissioned by Big Bouy to move their entire facility to their new Soho Home. AKA designed and manufactured seven 3.5 meter Corian finishing desks and production areas and a stunning front of house Reception bar constructed in cast concrete and high gloss lacquer with integrated mood lighting.

Grand Central Recording Studios

AKA has been fortunate enough to design and build all of Grand Centrals Post production furniture since it started in 1994. This leading Post Production facility has worked on some of the world’s largest advertising campaigns and has seven fully equipped Post production studios at its Soho base. Two of the studios shown are a decade old but still look current and “on trend” which is an ethos we apply to all projects.

Clear Cut Sound

AKA was contacted by this successful Soho based Post Production company to revamp their three existing studios. The pictures shown are of Studio One where the re-designed front wall to incorporate projection and equipment racks, combined with a new main desk in veneered and soild Wenge gave the studio a modern and stylish feel.

ESPN

Working with technical installation company Absolute CAD AKA designed two purpose built Post studios for ESPN’s Chiswick Park facility. This turnkey project ran on time and on budget and has proved very popular with ESPN’S editors, producers and clients alike.

Jungle

AKA have been working with Jungle studios since its conception and have supplied numerous audio and reception, bar and editing desks. These pictures show Wave’s Amsterdam facility with custom racks and monitor panels in the Euphonix system 5 desks and the bar and reception for this stylish new facility.

Pinewood Studios

Home of the British film industry, Pinewood’s Film and Television studios have commissioned AKA to supply Editing, Audio and theatre desks for their facility revamp. Working closely with the Pinewood team the main theatre one was re-designed to incorporate additional Pro-Tools rigs and editing stations to meet the modern demands of Film Audio.

Hogarth

AKA have helped Hogarth with their rapid expansion over the last four years, nor only supplying furniture for their three London facilities AKA have supplied and exported Audio and Editing desks to New York, Mexico, Singapore, Bucharest and Hong Kong facilities. These pictures show their new facility at Gramercy Park Studios where AKA supplied Audio, Editing and Grading furniture.

Prodigious

AKA were commissioned by prodigious to design and manufacture 3 Avid S6 audio studio desks for their new London based facility. These were finished in graphite lino and oak to match the studio interiors.

Cine Lab

Cine Lab is a new purpose built film, and Post production complex on the outskirts of Moscow and working alongside the acoustic architects (White Mark Ltd) AKA designed the furniture and “hero” interior elements for all seventeen suites. We also manufactured custom frames for the Euphonix consoles integrating them seamlessly into the studio interiors.

The Farm Group – Home

“The Farm has worked closely with AKA for over 13 years. Guy and his team have created furniture for over ninety of our rooms including edit suites, audio studios, receptions and offices. Their work always manages to be original, practical, on time and most importantly on budget.” David Klafkowski – The Farm Group, Managing Director

Clear Cut Sound

AKA was contacted by this successful Soho based Post Production company to revamp their three existing studios. The pictures shown are of Studio One where the re-designed front wall to incorporate projection and equipment racks, combined with a new main desk in veneered and soild Wenge gave the studio a modern and stylish feel.

Pure Soho

This relatively new start up company shows how the combination of our custom and product sides of the company can work together. Using a custom veneered walnut top combined with a product rack and D-Command tray, AKA were able to meet their budget on this project. The desk originally housed a 16 fader D-Command, but was easily upgraded to a 24 fader D-Command simply by removing the two “infill” panels.

Real World Studios

Peter Gabriel’s Real world studios located in a 200 year old mill in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, AKA were commissioned to manufacture a portable desk that could be wheeled into the main room for Post and trailer projects. AKA also supplied our ProWave system to house SSL’s AWS900 in one of its production rooms.

The Farm Group – LA

AKA were asked to supply two post and producers desks with associated VO furniture for Farms new facility in LA. These desks were designed and manufactured with transportation and ease of installation in mind and when arriving in LA were easily installed by Farms US team, thus keeping costs low and within budget.

Soho Studios

AKA was asked to build all of the furniture for this new Post Production facility in the heart of Soho. Working closely with acoustic designers White Mark Ltd, AKA laid out the facility incorporating all the new consoles including client production and booth areas.

Wave Studios – Amsterdam

AKA have been working with Wave studios since its conception and have supplied numerous audio and reception, bar and editing desks. These pictures show Wave’s Amsterdam facility with custom racks and monitor panels in the Euphonix system 5 desks and the bar and reception for this stylish new facility.