Ebba is not only influenced by a lot of jazz artists, but also through her environment. Especially the busy ‘Middellandstraat in Rotterdam where she lives.

So the busy streets and the greatness of the big city Rotterdam had to play a role in the sound design for this documentary.

NTR: New Generation

Ebba Åsman

The Swedish Ebba Åsman accidentally discovers that she has a great talent for the trombone. After a guest lesson with Ilja Reijngoud she goes to Codarts Rotterdam to further develop her skills as a trombone player and composer.

This beautiful portrait is part of the NTR series ‘New Generation’ where we follow new young jazz talent on their journey to the top.

Cast: Ebba Åsman & Ilja Reijngoud
Director: Christian van Duuren
Final editor: Nada Mounzer
Broadcaster: NTR, Michiel Hobbelink & Irene uit den Bosch
DoP: Lukas de Kort en Michel Rosendaal
Location sound: Sam Huisman & Matthijs Klijn
Editor: Efin de Landmeter
Color grading: Sander van Wijk
Sound design & mix: Elephant Ears


What we do

Sound design​

We create custom sound design for all kinds of media: from film to animation. We create our own sounds using synthesizers, foley and audio libraries.

Audio post-production

We edit, process and mix all individual sound elements into a well-balanced mix that meets the technical specifications your medium requires.


Whether you’re looking for a custom made track or a stock option: our herd has the best solution for your musical needs.

Voice over

In our studio in Hilversum we have the right tools to record your voice-over.


Elephant Ears is an audio post-production studio with Big Ears for Sound.

Our herd is specialized in sound design, audio post-production and music for films, documentaries, commercials and animation. With ears for detail and a trunk for story we have the ability to design an experience where image and sound bond together and create true immersion.

Sounds good right?

Lars van Leeuwen
Sound Designer

Some of our clients


Want to make use of our Big Ears for sound?
Let’s get in touch!

Lars +31 6 18 76 11 61

Franciscusweg 16
1216 SK, Hilversum