Martin Cooper

Sound

PROFILE

Martin is a highly skilled Audio Engineer with vast experience across the board.  Starting off as a Concert Hall Technician he swiftly moved on to working with bands, choirs and DJ’s.  He then progressed through Formula One Management Ltd to become Principle Audio Engineer.  Since then Martin has built up a wealth of expertise working in all kinds of Sporting genres.  In addition, Martin is able to manage the design and  specification of upgrades of new builds and systems.

Roles include:  Sound Supervisor, Audio Guarantee, Comms engineer, Gram Op, Sound Designer, Audio editor

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
F1 World Feed Audio

Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound

F1
for Sky/Channel 4 and Worldwide Broadcasters

SportSound Supervisor & Sound Guarantee
6 Nations Rugby
ITVSportSound Supervisor
The Talk
Talk TVNewsSound Supervisor
Vanesa Feltz Show
Talk TVNewsSound Supervisor
Paralympics
Channel 4SportSound Supervisor
Women Super League
BBC & ITVSportSound Supervisor
Amazon Tennis
IMGSportSound Supervisor
PLP Football
IMGSportSound Supervisor
Champions League
IMG
for CBS
SportSound Supervisor
NFL Show
Timeline
for ITV
SportAudio Guarantee
Womens World Cup
Timeline
for ITV
SportAudio Guarantee
Ultimate Fighting Championship
UFC
for Worldwide Broadcasters
SportComms Engineer
Horse Racing
ITVSportGram Op
EA Sports Magazine Show

 

 

EA

eSportsGram Op
CONTACT DETAILS

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

EQUIPMENT

Lawro, Calrec, Clarec Artemist, Reidel Comms, Bolero Comms, Wisycom, Yamaha, Dante, Ravena, Shure

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

EXPERIENCE – EMPLOYMENT

Formula One Management Ltd
Principle Audio Engineer
Oct 2017 – March 2018
Live mixing of all FOM’s output for live international broadcast on a Lawo mc66 II console in Dolby 5.1 surround sound.  Sound supervisor, management of a 6-8-man team including crewing rosters, holidays and booking freelancers.  Installations, commission, build, maintain and operate FOM’s inventory of broadcast audio equipment.  Assisting in the design & specification of upgrades and the re-build of the latest sound booth for 2018 season to the present day.

Formula One Management Ltd
Senior Audio Engineer
Dec 2015 – Sept 2017
Sound Guarantee.  Mixing support races with commentary.  Organising and planning of up and coming events.  Detailed intercom setup and operation on Riedel Communications systems at races and our Remote Operations Centre in Biggin Hill.  Including the implication of TBU to driver interviews whilst in car on track.

Formula One Management Ltd 
Audio Engineer
Mar 2010 – Dec 2015
Dante certified.  Mixing press conferences, setting up PA systems for podium celebrations.  RF microphone and IEM management.  Dealing with Talent.  PSC/ENG experienced.  Audio sweetening for postproduction using Pro-Tools.  Mentoring junior assistants.  Producing reports as required by TV Systems Group management.  To operate safely always in line with Company health and safety requirements.

Event Technology
Technician/ DJ
Aug 2006 – Mar 2012
Roller Disco at the Renaissance Rooms, Vauxhall, London.  Prepare Lighting and Sound Systems for club nights.  DJ.  Look after DJ’s, liaise with club manager throughout the night. Shutdown Systems safely.

The Granary Studio & Scream Studios
Freelance Sound Engineer
Sept 2004 – Dec 2010
Setting up and microphone placement for bands/choirs.  Mixing through a Amek Angela 28 channel console.  Recording on 2 inch tape 24 tracks and sequencing in Logic Pro 7.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon
Concert Hall Technician
Nov 1992 – Aug 2002
Facilitate all promoters/hirers by carrying out all duties associated with the load in, fitting up, running and load out of productions/events taking place.  Ensure that staff and visiting companies comply with all house rules, technical and licensing regulations and health and safety.  In house sound operator, lighting operator and stage manager.  Book and supervise casual staff.  Attend communication and production meetings.  Cinema film projection, including the preparation and packaging of film.  Ongoing maintenance of equipment and actively participating in keeping all technical and staff areas safe, clean and tidy.  Planning and co-ordination of public safety and evacuation procedures and assist in their implementation.