Behind the scenes at Cannes: The masters of ambient sound

As the 72nd Cannes Film Festival opens, we take a closer look at the lives of Foley artists. They are the sound engineers who reproduce the background noises present in all movies to perfection, be it the sound of a lawnmower or just a fork scraping a plate. Their work is essential to movies, but the film industry has no awards for their craft. Click on the player for the report by our France 2 colleagues and FRANCE 24’s Wassim Cornet.