In 2008, sound designer Paul Baxter, made the big move from head sound engineer, MD and co-owner of Sonovision, South Africa’s number 1 sound studio, to put down roots and join Risk Sound in Melbourne, Australia. After 8 years as Senior Sound Designer and Specialist Manager, Paul started Baxter Sound in 2016, servicing the industry as an audio post production studio and freelance sound designer.
With his keen understanding of dramatic tension and comedic timing, the result is effective communications that have earned him Gold, Silver and Bronze Cannes Lions, D&AD Yellow Pencils, AWARD Awards, MADC Awards, Clio Awards, One Club, Loerie Awards and London International Awards.
He’s also been invited to judge Clios, AADC, Loeries and The New York Festival and was also a committee member of the MADC for four years.
Beyond working hours, he also loves the outdoors, motorcycle touring, rock climbing, hiking, AFL and brewing beer…