George Fry


George joined the Films at 59 dubbing department in Spring 2004. His passion for sound design meant he quickly established himself as a valuable member of the team. George has the ability to turn his hand to any genre: documentary, natural history, daytime, drama and so on. He is a classically-trained musician (viola and piano) and has transferred his highly-trained ear to the world of post production.

He has been BAFTA nominated in the Sound: Factual category for his work on the BBC Series ‘Mountain: Life at the Extreme’. More recently he received an RTS West Best Sound Award nomination for his work on the critically-acclaimed series ‘AIDS: The Unheard Tapes’.

He was part of the sound teams on ‘Teachers’, ‘Bonekickers’, ‘Mistresses’ and ‘Five Daughters’ which went on to win Best Episode of a TV Fiction Series or Serial of the Year 2010 at Prix Europa, and Best UK Feature at The Raindance Festival. In 2011 he worked on the BBC’s acclaimed 3-part Drama ‘Public Enemies’, &‘The Sparticle Mystery’ a 13 part CBBC Drama.

More recently George has worked on the Jackson Hole award winning ‘Wild Yellowstone’, the features ‘Flying Blind’, ‘Dartmoor Killing’, ‘Hustlers Convention’ and ‘The Judas Ghost’ – London Independent Film Festival’s Best Horror Feature, as well as Whitby Davison’s ‘The Best of Men’ for the BBC, which was the highest rated drama ever on the AI index, and for which he gained a nomination for an RTS West Best Sound Award.

His appreciation for the subtleties of natural history, along with his creative flair, gained him a nomination for a 2018 RTS West Best Sound Award for his work on ‘Wild Tales from the Village’. He was also sound editor for Golden Monkeys: Braving the Impossible, which won Best Nature Documentary at the New York Wild film festival 2023.

Most recently he was sound editor for Silverback Films’ entire BBC landmark series ‘A Perfect Planet’ which earnt him a Jackson Hole best sound nomination for the ‘Volcano’ episode. Also for Silverback, he was series sound editor on the soon to be released ‘Our Planet II’ for Netflix, which is due out in 2023.

Away from the studio, his happy place is up a Welsh mountain on his mountain bike, with his German shepherd in tow.


Credits Include:

A Perfect Planet: BBC One
Aids – The Unheard Tapes: BBC Two
Animal: Netflix
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet: Netflix
The Age of Nature: PBS
Mountain: Life at the Extreme: BBC Two
The Great British Bake Off : Channel 4
Night On Earth: Netflix


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