David Lewis

David Lewis

Projects Director

Mobile: +44 (0)7778 811783
DDI: +44 (0)20 8545 6732


1985 – 1987 Worldwide Motion Pictures – ADR assistant
1987 – 1989 Travelled
1990 – 1997 Freelanced for Dobson Sound Productions Ltd
1992 – 1995 BA(Hons) Photography, West Surrey College of Art
1995 – 1997 MA Fine Art Photography, Royal College of Art & Design
1997 – 2006 Full time at Dobson Sound Productions Ltd
Since 2006 – Dobson Sound – Projects Director

Q & A:

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Dave Grohl, Charlize Theron, Don Winslow, Ruth Wilson, Idris Elba, Charlotte Gainsbourg

What is the worst job you’ve ever done?
De-rigging 2 x Smart Masts, in the dark, on top of an overflowing cesspit at a 5 star hotel between Nice and Monaco, and having to ask for assistance from the other engineers on site as I couldn’t do it on my own

If you could edit your past, what would you change?
To have realised that I should have taken up cycling around north Wales much earlier in life than just in the last 6 months before moving away

How did you end up doing what you do?
Was trapped for a week in the most boring conference ever at Olivetti near Hindehead, turning a video camera on and off every day, with Paul Dobson, at the same conference, operating the sound.  At the end of the week Paul had decided to start his own business, Dobson Sound, and I decided to work with him as a freelancer…

Proudest work achievement?
Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for the funeral of HRH the Queen Mother on a 7 day lead time

Best concert / gig you have ever been to?
Zoo TV : U2 at Wembley (Dobson didn’t do the sound)
Kraftwerk 1- 8 Tate Modern (Where Dobson did the sound)

Favourite band?

The track to play to show off your eclectic tastes?
Bus Stop Boxer By Eels

The track you wish you’d never heard?
Fields of Bali by Eva Cassidy

The track you’d play at sunset in Ibiza?
Slummin’it for the Weekend by Karl Hyde / Brian Eno Re-mix