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 Amazon.co.uk.
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