Geoffrey Cox wins Maverick Movie Award for Best Sound Design

Dr Geoffrey Cox

Dr Geoffrey Cox, Subject Leader in Music technology has been awarded ‘Best Sound Design’ for his film made with Keith Marley, A Film About Nice. It was nominated for three other awards: Best Cinematography; Best Editing and Best Chronicle and is a thirty-minute documentary made about the city of Nice on the Cote D’Azur, France, inspired by Jean Vigo’s A Propos de Nice made in 1930.

The film focuses on ‘a day in the life’ of Nice shot from dawn ‘til dusk. The film was released as part of a collection of works produced by Keith Marley (LJMU) and Geoffrey Cox (University of Huddersfield) called Nothing But The Hours, published by Huddersfield Contemporary Records and is available as a double DVD package here and on

The Maverick Movie Award is run by Hollywood film producers, technical crew and actors – everyone involved in the jury process for this competition is a principal collaborator on a theatrically released movie, a TV or video release, and/or a top-ten film festival Official Selection.