Sound On Film

  • Is there a Sound of Fear?

    Panellist Robert Barry reports back from Sound and Music's Sound of Fear event at Vision Sound Music last month and ponders some of the questions raised by the event's discussions and performances. Read more
  • Esmerine: organic sound and vision

    Beckie Foon of Esmerine and A Silver Mt Zion talks us through her bands’ collaborations with film and video Read more
  • Jonny Trunk's Soundtrack Shuffle

    An exclusive soundtrack mix by Jonny Trunk for Sound on Film Read more
  • Sounds of the Undergound: The Miners' Hymn

    Sophie Mayer watches and listens to Bill Morrison and Jóhann Jóhannsson’s The Miner’s Hymns, and uncovers some other meetings of music and mines on film Read more
  • Five questions for: People Like Us

    Audio-visual collage artist Vicki Bennett, aka People Like Us, talks about her new piece 'Horror Collage', commissioned by Sound and Music for Vision Sound Music. Read more
  • The sound of Soviet Science Fiction

    Robert Barry explores the soundtracks of Eduard Artemiev, best known for his work with Andrei Tarkovsky, whose films are among the many celebrated at BFI’s Kosmos season of Soviet SF films. Read more
  • Found Soundtracks: Decoder

    Geeta Dayal dissects Decoder, a dystopian 1980s oddity about the power of 'anti-Muzak', inspired by William Burroughs and featuring a compelling Industrial soundtrack. Read more
  • Music and film in the Middle East

    A report from London's recent Festival of Music in Middle Eastern Cinema. Read more
  • Still from The Great White Silence: Terra Nova

    In the mix: The Great White Silence

    Simon Fisher Turner explains how he created a new score for The Great White Silence, a recently restored silent film from 1924 about Captain Scott's Antarctic Expedition. Read more
  • Composer's perspective: Dustin O'Halloran

    Composer and pianist Dustin O’Halloran is becoming increasingly well-known for his film scores. He tells us about his experiences working with the medium. Read more