Professor Virginia Heath writes ‘Storying the past’ blog post outlining creative research process for ‘From Scotland with Love’

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Professor Virginia Heath was this month featured on the Creative Histories Storying the Past blog. In her post, Virginia outlines the creative research process in making From Scotland With Love with links to clips from the film throughout. Read Virginia’s post here. Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield […]

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Without Brutality: 25 Years of the Art and Design Research Centre – Professor Esther Johnson curates Sheffield Doc/Fest film programme

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Coinciding with Doc/Fest’s 25th edition, 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam. To recognise these anniversaries this programme, entitled Without Brutality: 25 Years of the Art and Design Research Centre,  consists of films by students and staff of the university, from 1969, up to 1993 when the art school was integrated into Sheffield […]

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Professor Esther Johnson on ‘Live Scores and Archive’ panel at Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Live Cinema Summit – 08 June 2018

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Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson has been invited to be on the Live Scores and Archive panel at the Live Cinema Summit at this year’s Doc/Fest. The theme real live marks the inaugural Live Cinema Summit which will bring together filmmakers, musicians, performers and practitioners from across the realms of factual and fictional storytelling with the aim to address what live cinema […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Sheffield Hallam University) to host a series of Palestinian Short films: 70 Years of Nakba

Dr Anandi Ramamurthy, C3RI‘s Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, has announced a series of film screenings and discussions for May 2018. The film programme is organised as part of research for the AHRC Creative Interruptions project. Post-screening discussion will take place with Dr Dani Abulhawa (Sheffield Hallam University) in Sheffield, Ruth Abu Rashed (University of Manchester) in Manchester, and Dr Marwan […]

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Professor Esther Johnson featured in British Universities Film & Video Council Viewfinder magazine

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Esther Johnson has written a feature article for the latest edition of Viewfinder, the British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) magazine, about the research behind her film Asunder. The article, to be featured in the April edition, can be found on Esther’s website here. Asunder tells the story of what happened to an English town during the First World War, with almost […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Asunder’ nominated for the Archive Award at the Learning on Screen Awards 2018

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The British Universities Film & Video Council Learning on Screen Awards are the UK’s only celebration of film and media in education and research. Since 2005 the awards have showcased the very best of educational television, recognised the valuable moving image output of the UK’s leading universities, and provided a platform for a generation of upcoming student filmmakers. In 2018 […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s ‘Asunder’ screening in Sheffield’s Weston Park Museum with Director / Co-Producer Q&A – Wednesday 11 April 2018

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Sheffield Hallam University’s Professor of Film & Media Arts Esther Johnson will be screening Asunder at Weston Park Museum in Sheffield on Wednesday 11 April 2018. Esther will be giving a Q&A after the screening in a session chaired by SHU Reader in Journalism Dr David Clarke. Asunder (featuring Q&A with Esther Johnson) Weston Park Museum, Sheffield Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TP Wednesday 11 April 2018, […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Come and Go’ awarded honourable mention at the inaugural Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar, has been awarded an honourable mention by the selection committee of the inaugural biennial Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize for her interactive artwork Come and Go.  The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) is a registered charitable company dedicated to the study of surveillance in all its forms, and the free distribution of scholarly information. In […]

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