London Symphony        
A Brand New City Symphony about the Culture and Diversity of London



A small selection of the coverage that the project has received so far (links will open in a new window).

Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second
Introducing London Symphony - 17/09/2014: a short piece introducing the project (and announcing our crowdfunding campaign) to the readers of Hope Lies at 24 Frames Per Second.
The London Symphony Journals. #1. - 07/10/2014: The first of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on the crowdfunding campaign.
The London Symphony Journals. #2. - 03/12/2014: The second of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on our post-campaign script rewrite and the start of the shoot.
The London Symphony Journals. #3. - 04/03/2015: The third of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on logging the footage and the early stages of the shoot.
The London Symphony Journals. #4. - 31/08/2015: The fourth of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on the start of postproduction and the shift away from our influences towards our own style.
The London Symphony Journals. #5. - 06/11/2015: The fifth of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on the thought process behind the editing style of the project.
The London Symphony Journals. #6. - 14/05/2016: The sixth of Alex's semi-regular journals for Hope Lies, focusing on the feedback from the test screening.

Silent London
A modern city symphony for London – and how you could get involved - 07/05/2014: our first piece of press, this short piece helped announce the project to the world.
London Symphony: play your part - 17/09/2014: Silent London's official announcement of our crowdfunding campaign.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be in a silent movie? - 08/03/2015: Pamela Hutchinson from Silent London talks about her experience of visiting the set and being filmed for the project.

The Guardian
The sound of silents: is it time to revive the 'city symphony' film genre? - 26/09/2014: Something Alex wrote about the importance - and the joy - of the city symphony genre.

Nonfics
Alex Barrett Tells Us Why He’s Bringing Back the City Symphony Genre - 18/09/2014: Interview with Alex, in which he talks about the genesis of LONDON SYMPHONY, and the intentions behind it.

Silents, Please!
British despatch: London Symphony, and BFI-1914 - 18/09/2014: Short, beautifully put together post about the project and our crowdfunding campaign, featuring some exclusive gifs of HUNGERFORD: SYMPHONY OF A LONDON BRIDGE.

Maybe It's Because
London Eyes: Alex Barrett - 15/09/2014: Alex's preproduction images got him featured as photographer of the month at Maybe It's Because.

Directors Notes
Director Alex Barrett on Composing a Modern Day Silent Film Ode to England’s Capital in ‘London Symphony’ - 30/09/2014: An in-depth interview with Alex about the project.

Mostly Film
London on Film – London Symphony - 16/10/2014: Something Alex wrote about the development of the project.

Giuviv Russian Film Blog
London City Symphony to take Vertov and Rodchenko into Twenty First Century - 21/09/2014: A piece looking at some of LONDON SYMPHONY'S Russian influences.





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