Keith Duncan Sound Design


Keith Duncan is an Edinburgh-based musician, vocalist, sound engineer and sound designer who runs a thriving sound studio in Edinburgh’s foremost creative hub Summerhall. Keith designs sound for live action, animation, music promos and documentary, in both short and long form. His work has screened at events and platforms across the world as diverse as the Scottish Parliament, New Chitose Airport Animation Festival and Sundance.

Keith has worked with economist, author and Oxford University Senior Visiting Research Associate Kate Raworth on a series of animations about Doughnut Economics, in conjunction with Ainslie Henderson. He has also completed a short film by Peter Marsden of Luckyme Records Not Required Back and Anne Milne’s feature documentary The World In One City a celebration of the Edinburgh International Festival and British Council Season of ’47, currently screening at EIF at The Studio and The Usher Hall.

Keith’s previous work includes BAFTA-winning The Making Of Longbird, working with composer Atzi and director Will Anderson. Have Heart also directed by Will Anderson which screened at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, live action shorts V Day by Lucas Kao and Ecstatic Glymphatic  by Sahra Bhimji, Scottish BAFTA-winning Isabella by Ross Hogg and Duncan Cowles, and Scottish BAFTA-winning Hart’s Desire by Gavin Robinson, as well as around 20 short documentaries produced by the Scottish Documentary Institute.

Keith has also been working with Martin Green from the band Lau, he just finished sound mixing for the Scottish Government “Hate Crime” Advert and is worked with Producer Chris Young and Animator Ainslie Henderson on an animation for CBBC called Archie.