SIDE LA Doubles Size of its Production Studio

June 2022




We’re thrilled to announce that SIDE LA has recently completed a Spring 2022 expansion - doubling the size of our production studio in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles!

We first opened our doors in LA in 2017, providing full dialogue management and voiceover services to game developers and publishers worldwide. The Spring 2022 expansion more than doubles the studio’s capacity for production. Our footprint prior to expansion was 3,000 sq. ft. across three studios; now, developers will have access to 7,400 sq. ft. and six studios in which to voice their visions.

This enables us to facilitate even more projects while providing the high degree of expertise and game audio excellence that SIDE’s 25-year history is well-known for. Our global teams produce dialogue for some of the biggest titles in the game industry—including LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Fortnite, Halo Infinite, Far Cry 6, Cyberpunk 2077, Returnal, and 2021’s Game of The Year winner, It Takes Two.

Anthony Hales, Senior Technical Director at SIDE Global, added: “The new spaces have been designed with identical specifications to maintain the revered ‘SIDE Sound’ and allow for seamless integration with the rest of our audio suites. Each studio is fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and software, and of course we take every security precaution to keep developers’ IPs safe.”

Our LA studio head Jessica Kent, a 12-year veteran of game voiceover who previously headed up dialogue production at Riot Games, noted: “We are so thrilled to be able to offer more studio space to our devs and clients. This expansion doubles SIDE LA's capacity to record simultaneously, has additional production space and features a secluded and spacious green room with private facilities, ideal for accommodating High Profile Talent.”

Our expansion of SIDE LA is the latest in a series of exciting developments for our global team at SIDE. From winning the 2021 TIGA Award for Best Audio Services Supplier, to partnering with mocap specialists The Imaginarium Studios, to producing the successful ‘In The Game For Ukraine’ fundraiser with IGN and the game industry’s biggest voice talents--we’ve been busy! We're excited to continue developing our offerings for game developers worldwide, providing the same level of service, creativity, and passion, but on a greater scale.