Scoring your film can have a sort of mystical power over the mind. The perfect song paired with picture can make you cry, as can the wrong one. But finding the right music for your film can be a major hurdle, especially if you’re an indie filmmaker on a budget.
Stephen Follows spent some time thinking about what’s happening in the film business and where we’re going. He doesn't like predictions but there are a few trends which give us clues about the next few years in film.
“If you own an iPhone, you’ve always got a small, easy-to-use camera in your pocket. It’s great for filming where other cameras would attract too much attention. Video quality can be excellent, so they’re increasingly being used for news and documentary.