Best Sound Experience Award for The Light of Home

Best Sound Experience Award for The Light of Home

Michaela French’s fulldome film The Light of Home was awarded the Best Sonic Experience at the Fulldome UK 2016 Festival at the National Space Centre in Leicester last weekend. Both The Light of Home and Alice Kilkenny’s Visions of Paradise were nominated for awards and selected to screen in the Best in Show programme.

The Light of Home features a soundtrack constructed from interviews in which people recalling their experiences of light in the place they grew up. Using 5.1 surround sound the film combines immersive storytelling with an evocative and spacious audio experience.

Many thanks to Trent Kim, Virna Koutla, Helga Schmid, Susannah Haslam and Kim Yip Tong for the voices, to Richard Godbold for the music and to Mike Wyeld for the final mix.