Research Centre for Film and Digital Media

News Items

  • Film Screening at Tyneside Cinema, Q&A with the Director: We The Workers (Wenhai Huang 2017)

    Film Screening at Tyneside Cinema including Q&A with the Director: We The Workers (Wenhai Huang 2017)

    published on: 3 May 2017

  • Women & Cinema Day with Kim Longinotto!

    Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto will present her latest film Dreamcatchers as part of the Women & Cinema Day organized by Film Praxis to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8.

    published on: 27 February 2017

  • Film Praxis Screening and Seminar Series: Talk by Nick Broomfield

    published on: 19 October 2016

  • Becoming a Woman at the Pictures: Girls and cinema-going in 1950s Italy

    published on: 21 September 2016

  • Institute shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education Awards 2016

    published on: 13 September 2016

  • Creative Arts & Research Matters

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • Cuba is My Brand, 15th September

    published on: 12 September 2016

  • 'Holocaust memorialisation and the archival turn' Dora Osborne,19th May

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Newcastle PhD Student wins North East Visual Artist of the Year

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Putting a new face on the story of migration

    published on: 19 May 2016

  • Acclaimed filmmaker appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice

    Award-winning British filmmaker and artist John Akomfrah OBE has been appointed Visiting Professor of Film Practice by Newcastle University, UK.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Interview with John Akomfrah

    Interview with John Akomfrah (Times Higher, p24) The award-winning British film-maker and Newcastle University Film @CultureLab visiting professor talks about diversity at the Oscars, the possibilities for British film-makers and the vital importance of film-making pedagogy.  

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Chasing the Story: Storytelling in TV, Film, Radio and for Stage

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    Chinese Popular Fiction from the Alleys to the Internet - 3rd March 2016

    published on: 26 January 2016

  • MILAN Film Festival 2016: 15th-19th February 2016

    MILAN Film Festival 2016 15th-19th February 2016: Medicine in Literature and the Arts at Newcastle. A week of film screenings and discussion that explores how movies and books can enrich our understanding of what it means to be human and how collaboration with the arts and humanities can broaden medical education. Open to all staff and students at Newcastle University.

    published on: 20 January 2016

  • Speaking the Same Language

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema)

    Public Lecture: Patrick Keiller (in partnership with the Tyneside Cinema). Architecture, Planning and Landscape Public Lecture Series. Patrick Keiller studied and practised architecture between before studying in the Department of Environmental Media at the Royal College of Art. He has been making films since 1981, which have been widely screened, internationally and in the UK.

    published on: 6 January 2016

  • Creative Saturdays - a workshop with Debbie Horsfield and John Yorke

    published on: 9 December 2015

  • Newcastle and Northumbria Networking Event

    Newcastle and Northumbria networking event for researchers whose work incorporates any aspect of research or practice in film and/or television.

    published on: 2 December 2015

  • Post-conflict Cinema in Peru: Contested and Latent Memories in Contemporary Documentary

    Post-conflict Cinema in Peru: Contested and Latent Memories in Contemporary Documentary: Prof Alonso Quinteros (Pontificía Universidad Católica del Peru), 25th November 2015

    published on: 24 November 2015