The audio services available at Bell Sound include recording, ADR/dialogue replacement, sound design, mixing, ISDN and phone-patch sessions, Skype connections, and closed captioning. Video services include video production (on location or in the studio), editing, visual effects, and post-production.
Many clients are excited to discover that Bell Sound can shoot their video, edit the footage, provide color-correction and motion graphics, dialogue edit, create the sound design, record and mix the soundtrack, build the artwork label, and produce their deliverables. The engineers at Bell Sound welcome any audio or video project.
Since its inception, countless movies, television shows and commercials have been recorded at Bell Sound. In earlier years, the studios were filled with the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Lemmon, Richard Dreyfuss, Jack Palance, Jason Alexander, and Leonard Nimoy. In more recent decades, talent such as Tim Robbins, Brad Pitt, Dermot Mulroney, Angela Bassett, Matthew McConaughey, Brendan Fraser, Vince Vaughn, Ben Affleck, Catherine Oxenberg, and Val Kilmer worked on various projects at Bell Sound. And now Mark Hamill, Ron Pearlman, Josh Brolin, John Legend, Jason Statham, Ashley Jensen, Maggie Siff, Ioan Gruffudd, Kellan Lutz, Cameron Diaz, Mark Ruffalo, and many other stars have recorded with the amazing Bell Sound engineers.
Bell Sound Studios provides a creative service for the music industry as well. Distinguished artists such as Barry White, Anita Baker, Johnny Cash, Hubert Laws, Stephen Stills, Freddie Hubbard, Paul Anka, Lola Falana, Sammy Nestico, Hal Blaine, The Backstreet Boys, Brian Wilson, Dianne Schurr, and BB King have all brought recording sessions to Bell Sound’s Studio A. The halls of Bell Sound pay tribute to the multitude of incredible studio musicians that have played on the thousands of jingles and movie soundtracks recorded and mixed at Bell Sound. Contemporary recording sessions in Studio A have involved great musicians like Kimbra, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, Hadrien Feraud, Madcon, Vinnie Colaiuta and Stanley Clarke.
The founder of Bell Sound Studios, Bill Bell, was considered to be an inspirational genius in the voice-over community. The stars of voice-over in the 1960s and 70s trusted Bill for their production. When he opened the studio doors in 1965, Burgess Meredith, Orson Welles, Gary Owens, Jack Angel, John Erwin, Joanie Gerber, Mel Blanc, and John Huston were all fixtures of Bell Sound. Bill was also a creative force in commercial radio production. His engineers were put to the test as they tried to keep up with his demanding creative ideas.
Bell Sound has not lost sight of its roots in the 21st century. Dedicated engineers with an emphasis on creativity and cutting edge technology continue to keep Bell Sound Studios at the forefront of the industry’s needs and demands. As Bell Sound Studios strives to break new ground, they never forget that the client’s needs come first.
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