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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

A Workshop on Exploring Socially Engaged Arts Practice with Catrin Evans

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Sitting on the floor of the theatre space, before the five hour session begins in earnest, I have only a vague grasp on what a socially engaged arts practice is (less still about how to explore one). Catrin Evans, artistic director of A Moment’s Peace, subsequently guides this exploration generously; with lots of space for… Continue reading

Workshop Event on Film Tourism

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On May 15th 2015, Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow hosted a one-day workshop on the subject of Film Tourism. Entitled “Developing Film Tourism: Theory and Practice,” the workshop was co-organised by myself and Professor David Martin-Jones, and it aimed to enhance our understanding of film tourism by considering the resonances it… Continue reading

Annual TS, FTV and CCPR Postgraduate Symposium

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This year’s TS, FTV & CCPR Postgraduate Symposium took place at the Gilmorehill Centre on Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th May 2015. The purpose of the annual interdisciplinary symposium is to provide an opportunity for PhD students to practice presenting their work, along with a great chance to network with those from other Subjects. This… Continue reading

MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts students celebrate 65th Berlin International Film Festival // 5-15 February 2015

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In one of the coldest months of February in recent memory, the MSc Filmmaking and Media Arts group flew out to Berlin to celebrate the city’s 65th annual film festival. The films were many and the sleeps were few – lots of queuing lay in wait amongst the hundreds of journalists, filmmakers and enthusiasts waiting… Continue reading

GLEAM (GLasgow Electronic and Audiovisual Media) Festival // 2014

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This October saw the launch of what will hopefully be the first annual GLEAM festival at the University of Glasgow. Taking the centenary of Scottish-Canadian filmmaker and pioneer of visual music, Norman McLaren, as a jumping off point, the festival presented two days of concerts, workshops, papers, installations and discussions around current electronic and audiovisual… Continue reading

Hunterian Associates Open Evening // 5 November 2014

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The Hunterian Associates Program presents a unique opportunity for postgraduate students to engage in object-based research and develop skills in public speaking and engagement. As Hunterian Associates, postgraduate researchers are offered access to the objects in the Hunterian Collection. Their research is presented to the wider public in a variety of ways, including gallery talks… Continue reading