José Bica

José Bica

Sound Engineer, Sound Designer, Music ComposerLisbon, Portugal
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José Bica

José Bica

Sound Engineer, Sound Designer, Music ComposerLisbon, Portugal
About me
I'm a sound engineer with experience in location sound, music and sound design for motion picture. A musical arts master with projects on interactive and immersive sound spaces. Actually searching for new and inspiring projects.
    REMAINS OF THE WINDPT - FEATURE / DRAMA (2022) A pagan tradition in a village in the countryside of Portugal leaves painful traces in a group of young teenagers. 25 years later, when they meet again, the past resurfaces and tragedy sets in. Directed by Tiago Guedes Produced by Paulo Branco
  • An avocado pit
    An avocado pitPT - SHORT / DRAMA (2022) Larissa, a trans woman and Cláudio, a cis man, meet one night, in the streets of Lisbon. Two people, two realities, who dance their differences away till morning light. In challenge, in surprise, in awe and in recognition. An empowering story, free from violence and filled with light and hope for the better days yet to come. director and screenplay Ary Zara producer Frederico Serra Andreia Nunes ​ sound director Cyril Santos dialogue editor José Bica ​ sound e
  • Carnation
    CarnationUK - SHORT / DRAMA (2021) Claire has never moved on from the loss of her brother, Jack. He disappeared when he was just 6 years old, never to be found. On his memorial day after more than a decade on his disappearance, Claire dug a grave in the forest that is surrounding her house, it’s left empty, and the purpose of it remains a mystery. The lonesome tranquillity of nature itself seemed to sour around her as her father’s unstable presence grew near - he’s returning for Jack’s memorial. She is
  • Edward VIII: Britain's Traitor King
    Edward VIII: Britain's Traitor KingUK - FEATURE / FACTUAL DOCUMENTARY (2022) For the first time, the extent of the Duke of Windsor's treachery during World War II is revealed; not just sympathising with the enemy but, new evidence reveals, actively collaborating director and producer Marion Milne ​ cinematography Andrew Muggleton ​ production coordinator Nerys Thomas ​ assistant producer Bridie Riley archive producer Lucy Jones ​ executive producer Sian Price ​ editor Damian Leask sound recordist José Bica Chris Syner com
  • Fluid Line
    Fluid LinePT - SHORT / EXPERIMENTAL DOCUMENTARY (2021) director, editor and DOP Kopal Joshy 2nd camera operator Pedro Mibielli direct sound, sound design and mix José Bica
  • PEIXE FORA D'ÁGUA - Log On, Log Off
    PEIXE FORA D'ÁGUA - Log On, Log OffPT - TV SERIES - DOCUMENTARY (2020) director Catarina Neves Ricci sound design, re-recording engineer and mix José Bica
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Projects credited in
  • Hyper-Tech Glove
    Hyper-Tech GloveA short film produced as part of my submission for my media production masters' degree at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. The film is a glimpse of a utopian concept I created, starring a hypothetical technology which is touch-assistance. Hyper-Tech Glove is a wearable device that helps individuals improve the quality of their information input, and used to get information faster with just one touch. It provides descriptive information, history and context to the matte
Work history
    Location SoundYou Are Live
    Lisbon, PortugalFreelance
    Boom operator for commercial and institutional videos.
    Management, Production, Artist assistant and FounderSMFOG - Música Velha
    7570 Grândola, PortugalFreelance
    Multidisciplinary and public art Project EXTRAI - Art and Community in action.
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  • Music
  • Sound Design
  • 3D Audio
  • Field Recording
  • Avid Protools
  • DAW Profficency
  • Unity
  • Film Sound
  • Max MSP
  • Interactive Art
    Post-graduate Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa
     - Lisbon, Portugal
    Creative Industries and Cultures: Management and Strategies.
    MasterFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
     - Lisbon, Portugal
    Musical Arts Master. Artistic project on immersive sound spaces and spatial 3D sound reproduction techniques. Composition and live spatialization of electroacoustic/ acousmatic music piece
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