People / Transfer

James Utting
Head of Transfer

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James studied a Diploma in Creative Music Production in Norwich where he passed with Distinction. He then went on to Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Creative Music Technology in 2012.

He began his time at Factory Studios in 2013 as a runner, and has worked his way up to become Factory’s Head of Transfer. James also works closely with HONEY where he specialises in recording and mixing their voice-over reels.

James also assists the Factory sound engineers across a range of sound design projects, most notably, the 2017 BAFTA winning short film ‘HOME'.

Frankie Beirne
Transfer Engineer

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After graduating with a BSc in Music Technology from the University of Hertfordshire, Frankie joined Factory in 2014 as a runner and has quickly moved up the ranks to become a trusted Transfer Engineer.

His passion for music and sound stems from his avid interest in electronic music production, a talent which saw one of his compositions being used in the BAFTA winning short film' HOME'.

Aside from his daily duties, Frankie can be found regularly working on short films, mixing voice reels for HONEY and recording weekly podcasts.

Michael Haines
Transfer Assistant

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Michael joined Factory in 2015, starting as a runner and progressing into the Transfer Department.

Michael has a keen ear and a passion for audio post and music production. He studied Sound Engineering at the School of Sound Recording and the University of Salford where he achieved BSc & MSc level degrees respectively.

Having worked with musicians and producers of varying musical styles, Michael has developed a rich skill set spanning a wide range of audio engineering disciplines.

Since joining at Factory, Michael has discovered a hidden talent for foley which has culminated in a credit on the Bafta award winning short film 'HOME'.

Harry Boyce
Junior Transfer Assistant

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Since learning the bass at the age of 14, Harry has played in numerous bands while developing a keen interest for writing, performance, sound engineering and audio-production. Having secured a Triple Distinction Diploma in Music Technology from Leamington Spa, Harry moved to Leeds where he achieved a First in Music Technology (BSc) from Leeds Metropolitan. Following a talk in his second year from a prolific post-production sound engineer, Harry decided it was the route for him and dedicated his time to developing the required skills.

Harry joined Factory in 2015 and instantly applied his creative skills as a former sous chef in the Factory kitchen. If you're lucky, you may get to sample one of his legendary culinary creations!