STEP INTO A SOUND EXPERIENCE

“Reality is a sound, you have to tune in to it not just keep yelling.” Anne Carson

WHO WE ARE

The art of memorable story-telling is brought to life through explosive sounds, inspired script-writing and crisp editing skills, and at Finetune Studios this is our passion. 

Renowned as the heart of creative services, FineTune Studios has been the first port of call for the most extensive range of services across the advertising, broadcasting and film industries. With an impeccable record of delivering extraordinary results, our post-production powerhouse features full protools HD audio suites, audio final mix suites with multiple recording booths, an extensive library of music and sound effects, and access to a bank of voice-over artists. We deliver a full range of post-production services including sound mixing, sound design and music composition to the advertising, broadcast and film industries in stereo 5.1 formats as well as others. Combine these resources with an award-winning team consisting of producers, editors, graphic designers, animators, sound engineers, sound designers and composers, coupled with our ability to deliver your material within South Africa and internationally, our service delivery is nothing short of perfection!

With a seamless blend of world-class technology and talent, Finetune Studios prides itself on delivering top notch professional and creative audio and visuals in a relaxed and client-friendly atmosphere. Furthermore, as an industry leader and your architects in the audio/visual production space, Finetune Studios is a proudly female-owned production house and holds a level (1) BEE certificate.

SKILLS & SERVICES

Our talented team with a collective of 35 years of experience is skilled in sound mixing in all formats,  sound design and sound solutions for television commercials, gaming and radio production. Our services are listed below

RADIO COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION
​​​​​​​& FINAL MIX

TV COMMERCIALS

SOUND DESIGN

SOURCE CONNECT

VOICE RECORDING

AUDIO STRIPES & CONVERSIONS FOR ALL FORMATS

THEATRICAL SPOT DESIGN & MIX 5.1 SURROUND SOUND

AUTOMATIC DIALOG REPLACEMENT (ADR)

TRACK LAYING & AUDIO CLEANING

FEATURE SOUND PACKAGES

JINGLE/MUSIC PRODUCTION

AUDIO FOR MULTIMEDIA & PRESENTATIONS

LANGUAGE SERVICE AND SCRIPT WRITING IN ALL 11 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

MANAGEMENT OF VOICE TALENT

MATERIAL DELIVERY WORLD WIDE

AWARDS & SPECIAL MENTIONS

Finetune Studios won a Gold Award in 2017’s Loeries in the category of radio/recording companies and was featured in Callsheet magazine – Africa’s leading film industry magazine – in issue 08 2017.


This followed the win of a Gold Cannes Lion at the prestigious annual Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity Awards Ceremony in 2017. Finetune Studios in partnership with Grey South Africa scooped this award for their collaborative masterwork campaign for Duracell Duralock technology. The campaign was an inspiring nostalgic 10 year flashback of notable political events, passing trends and celebrity news between 2007 and 2017, demonstrating how much can happen in 10 years, which is the guaranteed shelf life of Duracell’s Quantum batteries. Finetune’s selection of music, crisp-and clear recording and direction of the voiceover, mixing and skilful mastering of the final radio spot collectively formed Finetune’s offering to this campaign. 

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JUST SOME OF OUR LATEST PROJECTS

We are always working on an exciting project, see the latest ones below

MEET THE TEAM

This is the illustrious team behind Finetune Studios.

VAL NAIDOO

Our #bosslady Managing Director (MD) Val Naidoo is a juggler of note in her managerial brilliance keeping the production powerhouse working at its optimal best. As the owner and managing director of Finetune Studios, she has a passion for post-production and has successfully run the business for the past three years and recently built one of the best post-production facilities in South Africa.

Many people don’t know that Val is also a wiz in the kitchen and will bring some of her Indian delicacies to the new post-production facility, on request.

CANDICE  ZANINELLO

Candice’s dazzling producer witchery is consequential of her confident, perfectionist and dependable nature. She has had a fruitfully varied career, having previously worked in events and activations at a through-the-line advertising agency, and during this time was awarded a Gold Prism and a Bronze Loerie. She later moved over to producing in radio, TV & post-production and currently specialises in audio producing at Finetune Studios. 
This lady wizard is also a qualified modern dance teacher!

STEVE GOUNARIS

In a soft lit studio far far away, Steve is our final mixing, music composing, 5.1 cinema mixing and mastering, sound designing, radio station imaging wizard. He is an award-winning sound engineer with Gold Cannes Lion, Gold Loerie, Wpped Cream and Manchester International Film Festival (MANIFF) awards behind his name and has worked with many of the top globally recognized agencies in the world.

Steve also has a wild side with hobbies including superbike racing, mixed martial arts (MMA) and watersports.

DAVE 

LAW

Meet Dave Law, the newest member of our team who will be heading up our music division!

 

Dave (AKA BreakDLaw) adopts a hands on approach when it comes to music and with hands that size why wouldn’t he. Ever since the age of 14, he’s been vibrating the walls of his house with his bass-playing and melodic compositions, and to this day he’s racked up quite a noise-complaint bill in the estate in which he resides (it’s all worth it he says). When he’s not making number 1 radio hits, producing jingles, winning Cannes Grand Prix’s and being generally modest, you can find him at the bar with a cold one.

Ave

Maseti

The powerhouse that is Finetune Studios has a new magician onboard working magic on the sound boards – the great Ave Maseti -- of studio room 02. After much searching, we knew Ave was the one for the job when he walked into our studios completely dazzled by “the latest toys” and showed off his expertise and knowledge in how to work his jiggery-pokery with them.

His final mix sound engineering and music production ascertains a distinguished, quality sound – sound that the most attuned ears commend as praise-worthy.  Ave is a wiz with Pro Tools and joins us after his time at Jacaranda FM as a senior sound engineer. Ave is keen on chatting to young aspiring sound engineers.

SOME OF OUR SATISFIED CLIENTS

GET IN TOUCH

For all your audio and production needs, contact us

ADDRESS

Stonewedge Office Park  
Block A, Ground Floor  
Cnr. Wedgewood Link Road & William Nicol Drive

Bryanston

South Africa, 2191

PHONE

(010) 020 8400

EMAIL

info@finetunestudios.com 

candice@finetunestudios.com

SKYPE

@finetunestudios

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