Less Miserable Now

The 2013 British Academy Film Awards took place on 10 February at the Royal Opera House, London. Simon Hayes, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson, Jonathan Allen, Lee Walpole and John Warhurst receiving the Sound in 2013 BAFTA award for their work on Les Misérables.

Hayes, in an interview with Audio Media in December 2012, talked about the working on the film: “The finished product, which is 99% live sound recorded on the set, definitely delivers what we set out to achieve – which was to bring the audience as close as possible to the pure emotions of the cast in the moment as possible. The live singing is a testament to what can be achieved when everyone on the set works together.”