THE SOUND OF STORY: BARNABY SMYTH
FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER 2014
Foley artist Barnaby Smyth - speaker at Lighthouse's December event The Sound of Story.
Barnaby Smyth is a foley artist and editor, whose work spans TV, theatre and film. He is best known for his work on the film adaptation of Lionel Shriver’s We Need To Talk About Kevin, BAFTA and BIFA award-winning, and Oscar nominated Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Dark Shadows, Jane Eyre, Hyde Park on Hudson, Testament of Youth, Suffragette, Attack The Block and Anna Karenina. His TV credits include British period drama Downton Abbey, Whitechapel, The Girl, This is England 86/88, Criminal Justice and Broadchurch Series 2.
Barnaby graduated from Bradford University in 1996 with a degree in Photographic and Film/Video Technology, and is currently the director of Feetfirst Sound. He was also an editor at Videosonics for 11 years where his roles ranged from dubbing assistant to ADR recordist/editor, and foley artist.
Barnaby recently performed live foley sound effects for Matthew Herbert’s play The Hush at The National Theatre’s pop-up venue The Shed, and The Crackle at the Royal Theatre Opera House.
The Sound of Story Conference, Friday 5 December, Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton.
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