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Ilona Sagar - Eupnea


Ilona Sagar's latest collaborative video work, Eupnea, is a recent commission for Saturated Space at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London.  Using footage, patients' anecdotes and location recordings from hospitals, this is a study in colour theory applied to institutional buildings and the physicality and experience of spaces therein.
Sound Design & mix - Doug Haywood
Architectural Association School of Architecture, Saturated Space website
Ilona Sagar website


Tattooed - VirginMediaShorts


Dir. John Michell. HD Video, 2 minutes
Submission for VirginMediaShorts 2013
Sound Design & mix - Doug Haywood


Nicholas Oakwell Couture AW13


June 2013, Claridge's, London
Soundtrack by Doug Haywood, recreating the atmosphere at 4am from the rooftops of Paris.
Watch video of full show here
Nicholas Oakwell Couture
Production & Photo ©
JN Production


Simone Rowat - At The Tree Line


HD video, 25 minutes
RCA MA graduate show 2013
Sound Design & mix - Doug Haywood
View clip at Simone's website


The River


The River has been selected to premiere at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2013.
Sound design for John Michel's new short film is now complete with the final sound mixed at Twickenham Film Studios (pictured) with Tim Cavagin.
Featuring Clive Russell and Robert Emms - The River IMDB page
Original score by Jon Opstad
Official website.


Tata Naka LFW AW13 Presentation


'First Love at American High School' was the theme for the winter collection. Held in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House, the soundtrack emulated the upbeat, care-free 80's teen world with references to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Breakfast Club and Footloose.
Tata Naka website report
Kris Atomic blog


Maria Grachvogel AW13 Show


Held on the Main Stage at London Fashion Week AW13/14. With a notion of organic forests and reflected tree images inspiring the collection, the soundtrack was a solid, dark, cinematic blend of electronic music and orchestras, featuring Andy Stott, Orla Wren and Broadway Project among others.
Maria Grachvogel website review review


Nicholas Oakwell Couture SS13 Show - Claridge's


January 2013, London & Paris
Soundtrack by Doug Haywood
Watch video of full show here
Nicholas Oakwell Couture
Production & Photo ©
JN Production


Ilona Sagar - Aphasic Materials


Ilona Sagar's video installation, Aphasic Materials is a recent commission for group show 'Heart of Darkness', curated by Richard Wentworth at Villa Arson, Nice, France.  Using footage shot on location and exclusively in Le Corbusier's Studio, Ilona presents an immersive environment that comments on the everyday reproduction and copies of established artists' design and sculptural ideals.
Sound design & mix - Doug Haywood
Villa Arson website
Ilona Sagar website


Matt Stokes - Give to Me the Life I Love


Dual screen film recently installed at Whitechapel Gellery, London.
Over the last year Stokes has searched archives, talked to people locally and travelled to Dhaka, learning about language, music and activism. He discovered generations whose relationship with Bangladesh holds different meanings. His film, Give to Me the Life I Love, weaves these stories together in a movie script voicing the views of young and old.
Sound Design - Doug Haywood
View related documentary film on


Ilona Sagar - Unsound House


Ilona Sagar's video installation, Unsound House, previously shown at the 2012 RCA MA show, was recently on view at Carslaw St* Lukes, London.
Watch installation view video here.
Watch Bowers & Wilkins interview here
Dazed & Confused - Highlight of the Week article
REVma review
Ilona Sagar website


LIN nominated for six awards at International Filmmaker Festival


Piers Thompson's short film LIN has been nominated by The 5th International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema in 6 categories including Best Use of Sound, Best Short Film and Best Director. 
View trailer - Hector Films
Filmmaker Festival website


London Fashion Week SS13


Last season, Doug produced soundtracks for Maria Grachvogel, Tata-Naka (pictured) at LFW Somerset House, Project D at 5 Cavendish Square and Jurk Jadallah's debut London Couture show at Claridge's.
Maria Grachvogel's soundtrack can be listened to here.