Research Centre for Film

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News and Events

Here you will find our latest news stories and upcoming events.

  • Sabrina Yu: Successful AHRC bid

    This four-year international project is led by Dr Sabrina Yu as PI, with Prof Chris Berry (King's College), Dr Luke Robinson (Sussex) and Prof Zhang Xianmin (Beijing Film Academy, China) as Co-Is, and Sheffield Doc/Fest and CNEX (China) as industry partners, supported by a full-time Research Associate (45 months).

    published on: 25 March 2019

  • Tribalism Is Killing Us

    The fund granted to us by RCF allowed us to provide financial support for the Newcastle students that are at work on our current project: Tribalism is Killing Us

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Recent film submissions - Polluted Leisure

    Support for the RCF has allowed the projects two films A Toxic Love Affair and Far from Heaven to be submitted to both International and National Film Festivals. Many of which are still awaiting judgement. Far from Heaven has already been selected by Canada Shorts and has been preformed at the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme using School Research funding. As Canada Shorts was their first submission Clifton Evers and James Davoll are hoping for further successes.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Recent film submissions - Adlais

    Support from the Research Centre for Film has allowed Adlais, a film made in the Dyffryn Nantlle Valley, Gwynedd Wales, to be submitted to over 20 national and international film festivals. Judgement on many film festivals will be made in the new year.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Radical Film Network and 11th London Greek Film Festival

    In 2018, Evripidis Karydis had the opportunity to participate and present his work in both the 11th London Greek Film Festival, held in London and the Radical Film Network Conference held in Dublin, Ireland. Being an aspiring filmmaker and academic, these two events helped me to gain invaluable presentation and communication skills.

    published on: 3 January 2019

  • Book Launch: Poetics of Slow Cinema

    A book launch was held in order to celebrate the publication of Poetics of Slow Cinema, Nostalgia, Absurdism, Boredom (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) by Dr Emre Çağlayan, who is a Teaching Fellow in Film Theory at Newcastle University.

    published on: 3 January 2019