Getting the full picture: a new study into women’s contribution to the UK film and television industries
An ambitious project will help address a significant gap in the history of the UK’s film and television industries.
Celebrating 10 years of the China Independent Film Festival
The Tenth Anniversary of the China Independent Film Festival (CIFF) UK Celebration will take place in Newcastle (12th-15th May 2014), Nottingham (16th-18th) and London (16th-17th). The four-day event in Newcastle features retrospective screenings of CIFF award winning films, an archival exhibition on the history of the CIFF and a workshop – Film Festival in Focus. Full programme
Mabel's Wilful Way: Gender and transitional comedy in the films of Mabel Normand.
'Mabel's Wilful Way: Gender and transitional comedy in the films of Mabel Normand': Dan Horn, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics on 5th February at 4pm in 2.09, Armstrong Building.
From Pitch to Pictures
Gary Young is a professional screenwriter who has been working in the film business for over twenty years with five feature films to his credit. In this seminar he will talk about development of screenplay from its inital pitch to final script.
Beryl Reid Says... Good Evening: Performing Queer Identity on British Television
'Beryl Reid Says... Good Evening: Performing Queer Identity on British Television': Rosie White, Northumbria University at 4pm in Room 2.09, Armstrong Building. This seminar focusses on Reid's long career in television comedy, including her 1968 series Beryl Reid Says... Good Evening.
Philippa Page (SML): Chilean Cinema
This paper will look principally at the errant figures portrayed in the films of Chilean director Alicia Scherson.