Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio picked up the most wins at the 2012 British Independent Film Awards over the weekend. The film won four Moët British Independent Film Awards in the following categories: Best Director (Peter Strickland), Best Actor (Toby Jones) Best Achievement in Production and Best Technical Achievement (Joakim Sundström, Stevie Haywood AMPS IPS – Sound Design).
Commenting on the wins Philip Knatchbull, CEO of Curzon Artificial Eye said, “Artificial Eye are delighted that Berberian Sound Studio has been honoured with four awards at this year’s British Independent Film Awards and are proud to continue supporting outstanding British film talent.”
You can read our review of the film via this link.
Jones plays Gilderoy, a man hired to orchestrate the sound mix for the latest film by Italian horror maestro, Santini (Antonio Mancino). As time and realities shift, Gilderoy is lost in a spiral of sonic and personal mayhem, and has to confront his own demons in order to stay afloat.