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  • First Name : Frédéric
  • Last Name : Furnelle
  • Nationality : Belgian
  • Freelance : Available
  • Email : info@inguz.be
  • Phone : +33 6 20 06 74 86
  • Whatsapp : +32 498 57 57 00
  • languages : French, Dutch, English. And a little Spanish, German and Russian.

30

years of experience

215

DAYS TREKKING WITH A CAMERA OR SOUND

44

COUNTRIES VISITED

7

awards won


What i Do

80%
Communicating
90%
5.1 Sound MIX
95%
Sound Edit
60%
Directing

What i Use

90%
Brain
99%
Pro Tools
80%
Nuendo
65%
Premiere

Experience

  • 1993 - Present
    Independent Sound Engineer

    Worked on soundtracks for several production companies; editing and mixing animation shorts, documentaries, experimental films and video installations. I specialise in recreating natural sounds from scratch with a special attention to detail; though my range also includes experimental work. Many of those movies have been selected and some awarded at major film festivals like Berlinale, Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica of Venise, Anima Brussels, etc...

  • 2000 - Present
    Documentary Filmmaker

    "A Single Day", 2020, Director, camera and sound. Second self produced film-documentary. "Walking for Genna", 2018. First feature documentary about a trekking-pilgrimage in Ethiopia. This movie has been shown in festivals around the world and won many prizes. Previously directed 3 travel audio-visual logs with photographic-slides and sound.

  • 1991 - 2019
    Commercial Studios

    Freelance sound engineer for advertising studios. Voice over recording, editing, sound design, mixing. Freelance on feature movies for ADR, Foley, dialogue editing, sound design, etc... Chief of maintenance. Studios included La Vita e Media, A Sound, Studio 43.

  • Over the years
    Other important Bits...

    Audio workshop teacher at SAE, Music project Everything is Slow!, several music album recordings, photography courses for homeless people, exhibition of travel photography, contemporary art sound installations, member of a jury at a film festival, world traveller...

Education

  • 1988 – 1989
    College for Recording Arts San Francisco, USA

    1 year intensive, immersive studies of sound engineer. Finished with a Certificate of Excellence.

  • 2005 - 2013
    Continuing Education

    Loudness in Broadcasting, Sound Design for Pros, Video editing and Premiere, WEBDOC, Filming techniques.