LOS ANGELES — Post production sound facility Formosa Group (https://formosagroup.com), which is part of Streamland Media, has acquired London-based The Noiseworks Limited. The acquisition expands the company’s interactive division in the UK in terms of both creative sound design services and talent.
Noiseworks’ credits include sound design and music for numerous high-profile interactive and linear projects. The company was incorporated in 2017 and has worked with a number of game developers, advertising agencies and filmmakers, including Electronic Arts, Sony, Microsoft and Creative Assembly. David Philipp, who served as Noiseworks’ managing director/supervising sound designer, will now act as Formosa Interactive UK studio head. BAFTA-award-winning sound designer Byron Bullock will assume the title of creative director of Formosa Interactive UK.
“We are excited for the Noiseworks team to become an integral part of Formosa Interactive,” says senior vice president of Formosa Interactive, Paul Lipson. “Their outstanding work and talent are simply undeniable. This acquisition is another step in Formosa Interactive’s commitment to offer worldwide support with unsurpassed service driven by the brightest talent.”
“Byron and I are extremely excited to become a part of the Formosa family, supporting game developers around the world,” adds Philipp. “Our team’s goal has always been to set the quality bar as high as possible and we couldn’t be prouder to continue this ethos by heading up Formosa Interactive in the UK. We can’t wait to kick-off this new adventure together!”
Formosa Interactive services include sound design, cinematic mixing, music, voiceover and engine integration and implementation for developers and publishers of every screen and platform. In addition to the new London location, Formosa Interactive locations include Seattle and Los Angeles.