|20050923||20071219||The sound recordist on a major film production is often thought of as simply one of the backroom boys - headphones permanently on head, speaking up only when extraneous noises spoil the shoot. But what's different about the Oscar-winning Peter Handford is his concept of a complete soundscape, of painting pictures in sound. His film career has run alongside his private passions, which include capturing in sound the last days of steam on the railways.|
Neil Innes tells the story of Britain's greatest sound recordist whose career spans pre-war days when sound on film was still in its infancy, through wartime experience with the Army Film Unit, right up to the digital era.
|20071219||Neil Innes tells the story of Peter Handford, Britain's greatest sound recordist whose career extended from pre-war days right up to the digital era.|