Mike and Igal
have been business partners since the mid 90s and continue to provide excellent location sound recording services. Having started the business in Calgary many years ago, Sonex world headquarters is now based in Toronto.
Born and raised in Montreal, Igal studied music in the creative arts program at John Abbott College. Studies continued in Calgary with the CTSR (cinema, television, stage & radio) program at SAIT followed by commerce at the University of Calgary.
Before the birth of Sonex, Igal worked for the CBC in Television, Radio and Sports Mobiles between the mid 80s to the mid 90s. From music recording to morning radio shows , live sporting and election events, those are the experiences have helped shape this location sound recordist.
Customer service is our priority!. SONEX depends on referrals from satisfied clients.
In no particular order, here is a list below is just a sample of the clients we have had the pleasure to work with.
SONEX has the skills and knowledge to capture the best location audio regardless of complexity - from the whisper of a breeze to a jet fighter being catapulted off an aircraft carrier.
- Crossfire trail
- Into the west
- Monte Walsh
- Word of honour
- Face of history
- Weird or what
- God's explorers *
* 2001 Ampia award nomination for BEST OVERALL SOUND
- Color of my ancestors
- Living with beaver
- Radiant city
- Online reservations
- Governor general awards
- The future is now
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PBS / WGBH
- Building the alaska highway
- Battle of the X planes **
** 2004 Emmy award winner for BEST DOCUMENTARY
** 2004 Ampia award nomination for BEST OVERALL SOUND
- Air Dogs
- Elephant Dreams
- Daily Planet
- Mummy dinosaur
- Nature of risk
- Animal planet
- Hunt for the mad trapper
- If Dinosaurs could fly ***
- Lost nuke ****
*** Gemini award nomination BEST SOUND IN AN INFORMATION / DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM
**** 2005 Ampia award for BEST SOUND
Mike was born and raised in Newfoundland (East coast West side). Having studied English at Memorial University, Mike then decided as well to take the CTSR (cinema, television, stage & radio) program at SAIT in Calgary.
After working as an on air DJ / personality, Mike decided to pursue his passion to get behind the mic so to speak and join forces with Igal to create Sonex.
Sonex Professional Audio Services Inc.