This article presents a new approach for understanding the sense of place in film, based on the findings of a practice-based case study. With a background in both television production and heritage interpretation, I approached the production of a short film for a heritage site as an opportunity to investigate filmic approaches to interpreting and analysing a sense of place by using the location-linked theories of space and place from philosophy and human geography and the understanding of setting and landscape in film studies. The article contributes to the ongoing discussion around place at the time when digital technologies are increasingly altering definitions of spatiality and one's sense of place.
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