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Steve Hessell. Owner / Audio Engineer / Sound Designer

Sydney Sound Engineer Steve Hessell is a highly respected audio professional who has worked with Sydney's best agencies and production houses across a multitude of leading Australian and International brands. 
With over 30 years experience, Steve prides himself on making the whole recording and mixing process easy and enjoyable from start to finish.  
Whether it be TV or Radio Advertising, Online Content, Audiobooks, Podcasts, TV and Animation Series, Short Film or Documentary, Steve's extensive industry knowledge and experience guarantee a great job, every time.


20Below Audio Productions is a Post Production recording studio based in North Sydney. The studio provides a relaxed and spacious light filled control room, and a air conditioned acoustically designed recording booth with space for up to 4 talent.

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20Below Audio Productions can help with VO Casting, Talent booking and VO Direction, VO Recording and Editing, Music Searches, Amcos / Apra Licencing, Music Editing, ADR, Broadcast Mixing, OP48-59 Broadcast Compliance, Source Connect Local or International studio connection and Audio Restoration services.

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What They’re Saying About 20Below Audio Productions and Steve Hessell.

My clients recognise and appreciate the great lengths I go to, to deliver fantastic work for them, and their feedback over the years has been amazing. Take a look at what they've been saying about their experiences working with me.

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"Steve is an absolute professional. Director. Producer. Engineer. He's all of them and a pleasure to work with"

Rob Spencer - Ogilvy Executive Producer / Head of Production

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"We've been working with 20Below for the past 2 years. Steve takes great care of us and our clients. He gets the best out of voice talent and makes every session flow seamlessly"

Julie Factor - Yonder Creative. Creative Director


"The word "Legend" can sometimes be over used in our industry. However, I have no reservations in using it when it comes to Steve.  He's been in the industry for as long as I can remember and he's one of the nicest guys you'll meet, but more importantly he'll make your work sound bloody brilliant. Legend !!"

Wellison D'Assuncao - Creative Director Loud


"Steve is an absolute pleasure to work with. His experience in the industry speaks for itself. Nothing is ever a problem and he brings a creative solution to every job. I always have confidence in briefing Steve on any job, and know that he will always deliver to the highest standard. Plus, he's always down for a good chat and laugh which is refreshing in a very busy industry"

Chloe Noble - Ogilvy Producer Film & Content Producer

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"Steve is the consummate professional. His creativity and technical proficiency can only be matched by his warm and welcoming demeanour. He is forever thinking about the client's needs and how to best deliver on those needs. When it has to be done well, without compromise, there's only one place to go - that's 20Below"

Lincoln Graham - Circus Group Creative Director


"Artist. Magician. Genius. If you need to "say it with sound", then you need to talk to Steve Hessell and 20Below"

Rob Morrison - Creative Director - Morrison Creative

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"F*****g Brilliant!"

Steve Sidhu - SOSS Creative Director

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"Steve is a skilled and professional audio engineer whom I've had the pleasure of working with many times over the last 10 years. Steve's can do attitude, knowledge of his craft and expertise at directing talent makes every audio session a great experience. I love working with Steve and would highly recommend him"

Amanda Bennie - Ogilvy Senior Agency Producer

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"Give it to Steve" is a stress-reducing mantra I've used as long as I can remember. It still works. Better than ever.

Geoff Reid - Greid is Good Creative Director

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"Steve is a true professional and an absolute delight to work with"

Stephanie Moss - SOSS Agency Principal


"I've had the great fortune to work with Steve Hessell for over 15 years on projects big and small, from simple to the complex, and every time, every single time, this outrageously talented producer / engineer adds in unexpected brilliance to the audio....and he's great company as well"

Peter Bloomfield - Director


"He’s a legend….lovely man & wonderful sound designer. He Da Man"!

Kieran "Spud" Murphy - Convict City Content Director


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Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm
Sat: - By appointment only.
Sun: - By appointment only.

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Contact Steve

I’d love to be a part of your next audio production. Get in touch with me today.

Suite 4, 9-11 Myrtle Street, North Sydney. NSW. 2060


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