Research Centre for Film and Digital Media

Research Aims

Research Aims

Our researchers strive to develop a diverse and vibrant environment for the study of film and digital media.

Our ideals

As part of the research culture we have created, we aim to:

  • facilitate and promote the development of research activities in film in the University, including:
    • encouraging links across disciplines for those working with film
  • present a co-ordinated public-facing presence for film at Newcastle, and:
    • externally to enable showcasing of film at Newcastle
  • facilitate and promote postgraduate recruitment, as well as:
    • to provide a hub for the postgraduate community in film across the University
Algorithms is a documentary on the thriving but little known world of Blind Chess in India. It is one of Dr Ian McDonald's research projects.
Algorithms is a documentary on the world of Blind Chess in India. It is one of Dr Ian McDonald's research projects within the University.