Pressure Cooker Studios

We make your pictures sound great using next level scoring skills and an arsenal of sound design techniques.

Cape Town

Composers & Sound Designers: James Matthes / Daniel Caleb / Andries Smit / Elben Schutte / Keith Kavayi / Colin Daniel / Neil Leachman / Damon Mckenzie / Dustin Van Wyk
Studio Producer: Astrid Iverson

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Pressure Cooker Studios is an edgy music and sound design house founded in 2009. Home to 9 full-time composers and sound designers, with a number of freelancers that make up the wider team. We aim to make pictures sound good and pick up on the emotional beats of everything we touch. Our diverse background in film, television, gaming, and commercial work means we have a wide variety of skills to draw on when approaching any project.

  • SAMA Award – Best Alternative Band
  • One Show – Moving Image Craft (Use of Music – Original Music)
  • SAFTA Award – Best Sound Design in a Feature Film
  • Loeries Craft Original Music and Sound Design
  • Best Original Score – 48hr Film Fest
  • Multiple awards at the Loeries, Cannes Lions, Bookmarks etc.

9th Floor, Thibault House
2 St. Georges Mall
Cape Town
+27 21 419 4719

Astrid Iverson | Studio Producer
+27 83 415 3709

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