‘From Scotland With Love’ – Screening with introduction by director Virginia Heath on 08 September at Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath featuring Outwith Festival logo

Professor Virginia Heath’s feature documentary film From Scotland With Love will be screened at the Dunfermline Filmhouse at Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries this week as part of Outwith Festival. Virginia will introduce the multi-award winning film at a Saturday afternoon screening of the modern classic at the pop-up Dunfermline Filmhouse with an arthouse cinema vibe and four days of films and filmmakers. From Scotland […]

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175 Years of an Art School – Heritage Open Days this week features tours of the Head Post Office, an exhibition, screenings and more

Composite image (both from Sheffield Institute of Arts)

This Friday and Saturday there are many events taking place in Sheffield as part of this year’s Heritage Open Day programme, and the Sheffield Institute of Arts at the Head Post Office will be hosting several including an exhibition of work by C3RI PhD Candidate Caroline Claisse, screenings of Professor Esther Johnson‘s curated programme Without Brutality, guided walking tours showing Where Bombs Fell and behind-the-scenes […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’: Professor Virginia Heath’s film still influencing Scottish heritage and culture

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

Professor Virginia Heath’s feature documentary film From Scotland With Love will be screened at the Edinburgh Filmhouse as part of a major National Museum of Scotland exhibition entitled Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop, displaying the continuing influence of the film on Scottish heritage and culture. Rip It Up tells the story of Scottish pop music from the 1950s to the […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s new film ‘Lift Share’ premieres at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Lift Share, a short drama film directed by Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath, had great success at its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival last month on Wednesday 27 June. The film was made with support from Creative Scotland, BFI.NETWORK, Scottish Film Talent Network, An Comhairle (Western Isles Council), Faction North, Kolik Films and the Art & Design Research […]

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Wednesday 04 July 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Peter Spence (Senior lecturer in Film and Media Production)

Banner image for Peter Spence's C3RI research seminar on 'The Archive'

Speaker: Peter Spence (Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Production) Title: The film-maker as “participant-witness and an active fabricator of meaning” – developing an archive based feature documentary film. In this seminar Peter will discuss practical, creative and conceptual considerations in developing his short film The Archive into a feature length documentary. Screened at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest and Cannes Short Film […]

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Journal editorial board appointment: Virginia Heath (Professor of Film) on Film Education Journal board

Front cover / logo for Film Education Journal

The Film Education Journal is the world’s only publication committed to exploring how teachers and other educators work with film, and to involving other participants – policymakers, academics, researchers, cultural agencies and film-makers themselves – in that conversation. It is a bi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the UCL Institute of Education in partnership with the British Film Institute, the Centre for the Moving Image, Creative Scotland and Transgressive […]

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Debbie Ballin and Esther Johnson at The XX International Oral History Association Conference, Finland

IOHA XX Banner image - Photo by Aarne Pietinen, Finnish Heritage Agency

IOHA 2018 – Memory and Narration is the XX International Oral History Association Conference, being held this year at the University of Jyväskylä between Monday 18 June and Thursday 21 June. Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson and Senior Lecturer in Filmmaking Debbie Ballin have been invited to present a paper on their collaborative research project A share of a pensioner’s Christmas ‘Bonus’ as […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s new film ‘Lift Share’ featured on Eye for Film in advance of world premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Promotional poster for Lift Share, by Virginia Heath

Online film review Eye for Film this week published a piece by International Federation of Film Critic Richard Mowe about Professor Virginia Heath‘s upcoming film Lift Share in advance of the world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on Wednesday 27 June. See here for the review, which features an interview with Virginia. Lift Share is a short drama film, made with support from […]

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‘Above and Beyond’ – Collaborative artists’ bookwork by NTU’s Emma Cocker and SHU’s Rose Butler

Stills from Rose Butler's 'Come and Go'

Above and Beyond is a dialogue between artist Rose Butler and writer-artist Emma Cocker reflecting on the interplay between surveillance and resistance; how technologies and techniques of capture might be subverted, transformed into experimental tactics of protest and dissent. The publication was developed through a process of conversation between Butler and Cocker taking place over a number of years (2015—2018), a […]

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Rose Butler presents ‘Come and Go’ at The 8th Biennial Conference of the Surveillance Studies Network

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

Rose Butler, senior lecturer and Fine Art research scholar at Sheffield Hallam University, will present her dual-screen, interactive artwork Come and Go at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Surveillance Studies Network, taking place between 07-09 June 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark. Rose has been awarded an honourable mention by the selection committee of the inaugural biennial Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize. In advance […]

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