I’m ready for my close-up: Audible pictures

Alex Fitch talks to Matt Hulse, curator of and contributor to ‘The Audible Picture Show’, a touring collection of short films without pictures, which features such film-makers as Andrew Kotting and the Brothers Quay. Alex and Matt talk about the art of foley work, the under-appreciation of sound in modern society, the joy of found footage and the use of sampled soundtracks to create evocative soundscapes.
There will be a retrospective of Matt’s work and a ‘showing’ of ‘The Audible Picture Show’ on Sunday 14th January 2007 as part of The Halloween Society’s 4th Short Film Festival at the ICA. Please visit the sites below for more info.

Links: www.audiblepictureshow.org.uk
The Halloween Society
Institute of Contemporary Arts  

Originally broadcast 19th October 2006 (mp3 format, 27mb)

2 thoughts on “I’m ready for my close-up: Audible pictures

  1. Matt Hulse

    Hey Alex – Finally got to listen through properly. Nice work! Thanks for the support. (But I must learn to speak without such excrutiating hesitations). Matt x

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