An award-winning provider of creative services, Side has worked with many of the leading developers and publishers in the video games industry. Since we began in 1997, our team of experienced casting and performance directors, production managers and technical staff have worked with an extensive cast of talented actors on a wide range of AAA titles.

We approach each project as an opportunity to set new benchmarks, and believe that excellent storytelling and performances will give your title the edge.


TIGA Game Industry Award

2015 Winner Best Audio Supplier
2014 Winner Best Audio Supplier

Develop Industry Excellence Awards

2016 Winner Creative Outsourcer – Audio
2015 Winner Creative Outsourcer – Audio
2013 Winner Creative Contribution – Audio
2012 Winner Audio Outsourcer
2011 Winner Audio Outsourcer
2010 Winner Audio Outsourcer
2009 Winner Creative Services
2006 Winner Creative Services


Andy Emery
Senior Director, Global Audio / Co-Founder

With a love of audio and a keen interest in business, Andy was instrumental in setting up Side’s award winning Production department and Sidelines writers agency. A graduate of the London School of Audio Engineering, he was drawn to the fledgling world of sound in video games and since then has worked on over 150 titles.

Andy is a vocal champion of the need to bring high quality acting and directing talent to the emerging field of performance in video games.

Phil Evans
Managing Director, SIDE London / Co-Founder

An economics graduate, Phil originally worked at the BBC training to be an accountant. A musician and gamer, his love of music and technology inspired him to take a different path however. After graduating from the London School of Audio Engineering, he worked for a post-production house on TV documentaries before co-founding Side.

Focusing on operations and clear communication between Side’s busy Production, Facilities and Technical departments, Phil is key to the smooth running and growth of Side.

Steve Parker
Technical Director, SIDE London / Co-Founder

A childhood filled with electronic kits, computer programming and piano playing could only lead to one thing – the co-founding of Side. A University of Hertfordshire graduate in Electronics Engineering and graduate of the London School of Audio Engineering, Steve is responsible for Side’s Technical department.

Steve’s background and expertise have been essential in the technical development of Side, from the initial venture – The Vocal Suite in a Soho basement – to the current studio complex, and capturing of audio and performances off-site.