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Congratulations to our PGT prizewinners!

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Each year, a prize is awarded to our top performers on our postgraduate taught programmes. This year, the prize has been shared between Katie Lombardo (MLitt Art History: Renaissance) and Ilia Ryzhenko (MLitt Film & Television Studies), who both achieved outstanding results in their dissertations. We spoke to Katie and Ilia to find out what… Continue reading

Rethinking Digital Ideologies | In Conversation with Laura Marks

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Dr Laura U. Marks, perhaps best known for her influential theory of haptic visuality, has built an impressive body of work focusing on embodiment in moving image culture. During her recent visit to the University of Glasgow she sat down with filmmaker and postgraduate student Max Breakenridge to discuss her work. Their talk touches on… Continue reading

Set Jetting | Filming Locations as Travel Destinations

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In September 2019, Juliette Irretier – PhD candidate in Film & TV Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Glasgow – travelled to Filmfest Hamburg to chair its first ever panel on Film Tourism. Here she reflects on the experience, and the role that ‘set jetting’ can play in building, and even distorting, a sense of place. What inspires film viewers to travel to… Continue reading

We Are All Lichens | Hanna Tuulikki reflects on Donna Haraway

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Hanna Tuulikki is a Glasgow based artist, composer and performer. Having joined us as a panellist for a recent screening of Terranova’s film portrait, ‘Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival’, Hanna reflects here on Haraway’s thinking on storytelling, and poses a series of questions which resonate with her own creative practice. In her 2016 book,… Continue reading

Writing a Dissertation Part 1: Planning Your Writing Schedule

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By Madeline Chandler, MLitt Film and Television Studies If you want to send a postgrad into a stressed out frenzy, ask them what their dissertation topic is. I am doing my second masters now and as hard as I tried last year, it wasn’t until my dissertation was finished and bound that I could say,… Continue reading

Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues – Behind the scenes

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MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts students Caitlyn Foster and Chiara Passarini have been involved in the performance-lecture series Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues, which was established by David Archibald (Film and TV) and Carl Lavery (Theatre) in 2016. The Dialogues, which involves a number of academics in the School of Culture and Creative Arts plus musicians… Continue reading

Film City Glasgow: the filmmaking world in focus

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MLitt Film & TV student Madeline Chandler tells us about the recent student visit to ‘Film City Glasgow’, a vibrant hub which supports the creative industries. The MLitt Film and Television Studies students just had the distinct pleasure of attending a tour of Film City Glasgow. To start off, being able to get into the… Continue reading

Living with the Gilmore Girls: A tribute to truly comforting telly

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Kerr Castle is a PhD student of Film and Television Studies. The following post is from Kerr’s ‘Comfort TV’ blog. There’s something special about Gilmore Girls (Warner Bros. Television, 2000-2007; Netflix, 2016). It’s completely unlike any other television show. On paper, it’s a comedy-drama hybrid about a mother and daughter living in a quirky, close-knit town,… Continue reading

Annual TS, FTV and CCPR Postgraduate Symposium

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On 4th and 5th May 2016, we held the annual Postgraduate Symposium for all PGR students in Theatre, Film and Television and Cultural Policy Research. This forum gave the PGR students from all three subjects the chance to share their research with students and staff across the School of Culture and Creative Arts. The research… Continue reading

Berlinale Film Festival 2016

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In February 2016, our MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts students took a field trip to the Berlinale International Film Festival. Student and filmmaker Angelos Papadakis tells us about his experience in Berlin. Sure, one could complain about the early mornings and late nights. About the loud teenagers running amok in the hostel’s hallways, banging doors and… Continue reading