About Me

Richard Gott - Sound recordist Wales and Midlands - About meI’m a freelance location sound recordist with over sixteen years experience working on observational documentaries, current affairs programmes and corporate productions. Recent credits include: ‘H is for Hawk: the next chapter’ Mike Birkhead Associates for BBC Natural World and PBS, ‘Grand Designs’ Boundless Productions for Channel 4 and ‘Gardener’s World’ BBC2, amongst many others.

I regularly work in BirminghamBristol and Cardiff areas, and anywhere in Wales. My three main bases are shown on this map (click to enlarge).

I’m particularly interested in working on projects that lean towards any of these end results: educational, ethical, artistic, ‘good-cause’, co-operative, collaborative, meaningful, pro-social. And I’m particularly interested in working with any of these general areas of subject matter: sustainability, environment, society, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, the arts, social history, the natural world, politics.

I’m a full member of IPS (the Institute of Professional Sound). I hold an NVQX3 certificate in Health and Safety, I have an enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check). I’m a member of BECTU and have a current public liability insurance policy. I hold a valid passport, a full UK driving license and I have a basic level of conversational Welsh.