In the spring of 1989, I was sitting in one of my first lectures at film school watching a passionate, red-headed Glaswegian pacing up and down in front of us delivering an almost religious rant about the importance of sound in film, and slowly it became clear that the images on the screen I’d taken as being all a film was really about were in fact but a fraction of the whole in the creative process of film-making.

When it comes together as a combination of highly skilled crafts to create a whole and complete work of art, film excels like no other medium simply because it draws on so many individual ...


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