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  • BROOKS - THE RUN DEAD



  • AMSTEL - PASS IT ON



  • AXE - BRING THE QUIET



  • PEPSI - WE CAN BE HEROES



  • IKEA - EVERYDAY HEROES



  • BOAGS - THE ISLAND



  • NISSAN - TALKER vs DOERS



  • ASICS - WANT IT MORE



  • ARK






  • S H O W R E E L

  • NEWS
    June 2016
    'Greater Things' has been selected at the Moscow International Film Festival. Congratulations!
    June 2016
    We are thrilled to announce that VISA 'The Heart' has won the Graphite Pencil Award for Sound Design at the D&AD Awards. The sound design was provided by Henning Knoepfel at Sidechain Media and Parv Thind at Wave Studios, Congratulations to you both and all those involved!
    March 2016
    Ahead of this summers Olympic Games in Rio, we are pleased to share Olympic sponsor VISA's new spot 'The Heart'. The ad was created by Saatchi London and directed by Juan Cabral from MJZ. It features music composed by Luis Almau, Peter Raeburn and Nick Foster at Soundtree. Sound Design by Henning Knoepfel at Sidechain Media and Parv Thind at Wave.
    March 2016
    We're pleased to share with you the latest ASICS spot ‘Want It More’, created by 180 Amsterdam and directed by Henry Alex Rubin from Smuggler. The ad features music composed by Peter Raeburn and Luke Fabia at Soundtree Music. Sound Design by Henning Knoepfel.
    March 2016
    We're excited to share with you the new music video for Major Lazer's track 'Light It Up’ [Remix] feat Nyla & Fuse ODG. Directed by Sam Pilling with sound design by Henning Knoepfel and Luis Almau of Soundtree.
    February 2016
    MUSIC + SOUND Award Nomination in ‘Best Sound Design for AXE - Bring the Quiet’!!!!
    The awards take place on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.
    January 2016
    'Greater Things' sound designed by Henning Knoepfel, will be having its European premier at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
    December 2015
    We have worked with director Zak Razvi and Knucklehead on a film for the Sara Charlton Foundation highlighting the impact of domestic violence on women and their children. The music, a version of the well-known song "The Twelve Days of Christmas', was recorded and produced by Luis Almau and mixed by Henning Knoepfel. You can view the powerful film here.
    September 2015
    'Greater Things' sound designed by Henning Knoepfel, will be having its world premier in 'The New Director's competition at the International Chicago Film Festival'
    September 2015
    Take a look at the Nissan Leaf 'Talkers vs Doers' with a soundtrack composed and produced by Nick Foster, Luke Fabia and with production by Peter Raeburn. Sound design by Henning Knoepfel. The film was directed by Rogue's Mark Jenkinson and created by Walter Campbell for TBWA.
    May 2015
    We've recently worked with BBH on a new spot for the AXE Black 'Bring The Quiet' campaign directed by Sam Pilling through Pulse films. The track was composed by Luis Almau, Nick Foster and Peter Raeburn and includes extensive sound design from Henning Knoepfel. Check out the new spot here!
    March 2015
    Check out the new Ikea spot from Agency Forsman & Bodenfors and Director Joachim Back. It features an original composition from Peter Raeburn and Sound Design from Henning Knoepfel. The film is about the everyday heroes we all take for granted!
    January 2015
    Congratulations to Soundtree Music for being nominated for ’Under the Skin’ in ‘Best Original Music’ and ‘Outstanding British Film’ in the 2015 BAFTA’s which take place on 8th February. To see all nominations and more about this years BAFTA’s, follow the link.
    September 2014
    Sidechain Media designed special sound effects for a live performance of Russell Brand's new children's book 'Trickster Tales - The Pied Piper Of Hamelin' which is showing for one night only at the Royal Albert Hall on 14th November 2014.
    April 2014
    We have just completed working with the folks at 180LA on the new Pepsi campaign. Production, arrangement and sound design by Luis Almau and Peter Raeburn. Further sound design by Henning Knoepfel. The film was directed by Johan Renck through Reset. In addition to the TVC, there is also an Interactive experience where users can unlock new opportunities. Follow this link.
    February 2014
    Luis Almau and Henning Knoepfel have teamed up on sound design and mixing duties for J. Cole's new music video. Directed by Sam Pilling for Pulse films, the film shows a day in the life of a boy who bunks off school with his friend. Well done to everyone involved for making a great music video. The track is 'She Knows' from J. Cole's 2013 album 'Born Sinner'.
    November 2013
    From the award-winning directing duo Adam & Joe Horton, GET SOME is a post-apocalyptic action-satire, produced by Andrew Ryder in conjunction with Creative England and Big Minded. Sound designed by Henning Knoepfel, this funny pilot film stars Warren Brown and John Hannah and is currently in development for TV and film adaptations.
    October 2013
    The release of 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' was hugely anticipated by gaming fans this month and 2AM Films produced a cool TV commercial for Tesco. Directed by James caddice, we worked in close collaboration with Shtik TV and designed and mixed the advert. Shame that it was just so short. Check it out here.
    September 2013
    Come With Us! Flying pigs, flaky superheroes and heroic 'All Blacks' soar, fall and score against impressive scenery in a spot which boasts SKY's rich world of content. The spot encourages viewers to not just watch SKY - but join in, to be a part of it, be right in the thick of it. The Australian television commercial was sound designed and mixed by Henning Knoepfel and the music was composed by Oliver Julian.
    August 2013
    This month we worked in collaboration with Soundtree Music on two new Guinness TV commercials: 'Football Manager' and 'Raise Your Game' feature on the Pan African and Nigerian markets and feature music from Luis Almau from Soundtree.
    July 2013
    'Love Tomorrow' will be released in cinemas in the UK and Ireland later this year.
    June 2013
    Apicula Enigma ("The Bee's Riddle") is an animal documentary of another kind. The unifying thread is the metaphor of the beehive as a camera obscura. The beehive is a black box which content is never revealed in the film. What it mirrors is the world as a whole. Henning Knoepfel worked as sound editor and mixer on this beautiful and mysterious montage directed by Marinne Hugonnier.
    May 2013
    A huge congratulations to Nick Foster and the team behind Derren Brown "Apocalypse" for taking home the BAFTA award in the 'Entertainment Craft Team' category. Nick and brother Ben Foster composed the music and Henning Knoepfel was the sound designer for this 2-part show, in which Derren unleashes his most daring plan yet.
    April 2013
    Domestos - Destroying Germs and Creating Smiles. Thought we never designed sounds for a cleaning product, but it was rather cute and adorable to record all these toddler noises. Domestos supports UNICEF. Check it out here.
    April 2013
    Stop/Eject is a short fantasy-drama, magical and moving. After the sudden death of her husband, a young woman discovers a mysterious tape recorder that can stop and rewind time. Can she save her husband? Stop/Eject stars Georgina Sherrington ('The Worst Witch') and is co-written and directed by Neil Oseman, dubbed "The Spielberg of Hereford" by The Guardian.
    March 2013
    We just completed a documentary about Nomadic life in Morocco. 'Project Ecole Nomade' was directed by Victoria Matthews and will be screening at international film festivals throughout the year.
    January 2013
    Based on Infiniti's success of its promotional short film "Kung Fu Vettel", we were asked to work on a series of promo videos about their new Q50 car. Check it out here!
    December 2012
    David, a city tour guide, leads his faithful tourists into a bizarre and surreal excursion through Rome and its famous landmarks that have witnessed the reasons for his broken heart. Il Tour di Davide has been directed by Nicola Sersale and already selected by a multitude of film festivals. Congratulations!
    November 2012
    "He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoice for those which he has" Epictetus (c. AD55-135). Last month we were asked to sound design special scenes for Derren Brown's upcoming TV special Apocalypse (Channel 4, UK). Glitches, meteor impacts, zombies and eerie atmospheres are accompanying the beautiful music score by Ben and Nick Foster.
    October 2012
    'Love Tomorrow' won Best UK Feature at the Raindance Film Festival. Supervising sound editor Henning Knoepfel worked on the soundtrack in collaboration with dialogue editor Adele Fletcher, Foley artist and ADR recordist Peter & Nick Baldock of Art4Noise. The film was beautifully scored by Kevin Pollard and mixed by Adam Mendez at Technicolor in London. Congratulations to all cast and crew!
    September 2012
    Two vastly different origin stories are told in Mike Maguire's new spot for Bundaberg Rum. While both tales agree Bundaberg was born from a surplus of molasses, the actual turn of events markedly improves over countless retellings. Huzzah! The Australian television commercial was sound designed and mixed by Henning Knoepfel, the music composed by Oliver Julian.
    August 2012
    Luisa Lazzaro is a contemporary choreographer in London who produced her first art film 'Frame of Mind'. Its beautiful cinematography and staging portrays an art performance in rural surroundings. Henning Knoepfel was invited to sound design the project.
    May 2012
    This month we had the great pleasure of designing the soundtrack for Fubar Redux, an epic short film animation that was entirely constructed from still images. The film was nominated for Best Motion and Best Sound Design at the VAN d'OR AWARDS in Cannes. Congratulations!
    May 2012
    We were approached by PRISM to sound design Infiniti's promotional short film 'Drive Of The Dragon'. Henning Knoepfel sound designed and mixed the short film while Luis Almau of Soundtree delivered a fantastic music score. Starring Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel and Hong Kong Kung-Fu star Celina Jade.
    March 2012
    It has been a great start to the year already as we were able to team up with Oscar-winning director Joachim Back for the new Miracle Whip campaign. Henning Knoepfel worked on sound design for these cinematic TV commercials while the music score was composed by Peter Raeburn, Oli Julian and Nick Foster of Soundtree.
    January 2012
    We have just finished sound post-production work on the fantastic feature documentary 'Beat 2012' starring music producer Mark Ronson and Katy B. We toured around the world to record and design sounds of sports for the upcoming Coca-Cola Olympics campaign in London.
    May 2011
    Sidechain Media has collaborated with director Kim Gehrig of Somesuch & Co to produce New Look's summer clothing advert, entitled '100 Days Of Summer', for Mother London. Sound designer Henning Knoepfel worked with Peter Raeburn and Oliver Julian of Soundtree to furnish the ad with both music and sound.


  • ABOUT US



  • SKY TV - COME WITH US



  • FUBAR REDUX



  • DRIVE OF THE DRAGON



  • GET SOME



  • DERREN BROWN - APOCALYPSE



  • THE DARK SIDE OF THE EARTH



  • COPY CITY



  • CADBURY - SPOTS vs STRIPES



  • MIRACLE WHIP - THE VILLAGE



  • PERSOL - INNATE HARMONY



  • POKERSTARS - THE ARENA



  • APICULAR ENIGMA



  • RETURN TO SENDER



  • BEAT 2012



  • BUNDABERG - ORIGINAL HISTORY



  • FRAME



  • THE MAN WITH FOUR LEGS



  • BETSY & LEONARD



  • GUINESS - FOOTBALL MANAGER



  • IL TOUR DI DAVIDE



  • STOP / EJECT



  • LOVE TOMORROW



  • HOLLOW ROAD



  • AMELIA’S LETTER



  • AN ARM’S LENGTH



  • GREATER THINGS

© 2016 SideChain Media Ltd | Registered in England & Wales No. 7776523

Sound Design Showreel Henning Knoepfel
Derren Brown - Apocalypse
Channel 4 - BAFTA Award in Entertainment Craft Team
Director Simon Dinsell
Music Nick Foster, Ben Foster
Sound Henning Knoepfel
The Dark Side of the Earth
with Benedict Cumberbatch
Director Neil Oseman
Production
Jigawatt Pictures
Sound
Henning Knoepfel
Beat 2012
feat. Mark Ronson & Katy B
Kim Gehrig
Agency Mother London
Production
Somesuch & Co
Music
Oliver Julian - Soundtree Music
SFX Recordist Henning Knoepfel
Copy City
Denise Hauser
Production MegaMagiCube
Sound
Henning Knoepfel
Innate Harmony
Persol
Director Alistair Taylor-Young
Production ASD Lionheart
Sound
Henning Knoepfel
The Island
James Boags
Noam Murro
Agency Publicis Mojo
Production
Revolver
Music
Oliver Julian - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Ark
Soundtrack Cologne 5.0 Best Sound Design Award
Director Grzegorz Jonkajtys & Marcin Kobyleck
Sound & Music Henning Knoepfel
The Arena
PokerStars
Thomas Hilland
Agency Pokerstars.com
Production
Partizan
Music
Nick Foster & Oliver Julian - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Return to Sender
Denise Hauser
Production Helmet
Music
Richard Keyworth
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Original History
Bundaberg Rum
Mike Maguire
Agency Leo Burnett
Production
Revolver
Music
Oliver Julian - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Frame of Mind
Luisa Lazzaro
Performed Greg Dawson
Sound
Henning Knoepfel
Betsy & Leonard
Bernhard Pucher
Best Original Screenplay Madrid International Film Festival 2013
Production
Iron Box Films
Music Roby Meola
Sound Henning Knoepfel & Andre Jacquemin
Drive of the Dragon
feat S. Vettel & C. Jade
Andreas Tibblin
Agency Infiniti
Production Prism
Music Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Fubar Redux
Hasraf Dulull
Nominated for Best Sound Design Van D'Or Awards Cannes 2012
Production
Little Red Robot Films
Music Luis Almau
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Football Manager
Guinness
Lee Ford
Agency Billington Cartmell
Production
Stable TV
Music Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Spots vs Stripes
Cadbury
Nick Gordon
Agency Fallon
Production Academy Films
Music
Hotcha Cornya - Soundtree Music (BTAA Craft Award - Silver)
Sound Henning Knoepfel & Waves Studio
Scarlet Letter
Miracle Whip
Joachim Back
Agency McGarry Brown
Production
Park Pictures
Music
Nick Foster - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Il Tour di Davide
Official selection at the Academy Awards recognized Cleveland International Film Festival
Director Nicola Sersale
Editor Nick Calori
Music
Portica Quartet
Sound Henning Knoepfel
FIFA World Cup 2014
Now Is What You Make It
Pepsi
Johan Renck
Agency 180LA
Production
RESET, Zohar Cinema, Academy, SCP
Music and Sound Design
Luis Almau & Peter Raeburn - Soundtree Music
Additional Sound Design Henning Knoepfel
Everyday Heroes
Ikea
Joachim Back
Agency Forsman & Bodenfors
Music
Peter Raeburn - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Bring the Quiet
Axe
Sam Pilling
Agency BBH
Music
Luis Almau, Nick Foster & Peter Raeburn - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Come With Us
SKY Television
Nathan Price
Agency DDB Group New Zealand
Production
Ruskin Film
Music
Oliver Julian - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Want It More
ASICS
Henry Alex Rubin
Agency 180 Amsterdam
Music
Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
The Run Dead
BROOKS
Björn Rühmann
Production Furlined
Music
Luis Almau - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Pass It On
AMSTEL Moustache
Björn Rühmann
Agency 180 Amsterdam
Music
Luis Almau - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Talkers vs Doers
NISSAN LEAF
Walter Campbell & Mark Jenkinson
Agency TBWA London
Music
Nick Foster, Luke Fabia - Soundtree Music
Sound Henning Knoepfel
An Arm’s Length - Trailer
Max Weiland
Prod. Company Somesuch
Producer Denna Cartamkhoob
Sound Henning Knoepfel
Get Some - Trailer
feat. Warren Brown & John Hannah
Adam and Joe Horton
Producer Andrew Ryder
Music Mark Rutherford
Sound
Henning Knoepfel
Apicula Enigma - Trailer
Marine Hugonnier
2013 Contour 6th Biennial of Moving Image
Production
Dejonghe Films
Sound Editor
Henning Knoepfel
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Clients include television broadcasters, advertising agencies, major brands, production companies and independent artists/studios.
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