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

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

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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The Impactful Researcher – Session on impact in research features Professors Lise Autogena and Virginia Heath – Wednesday 23 May

Banner image composite of Foghorn Requiem by Lise Autogena and My Dangerous Loverboy by Virginia Heath

The best way to generate impact from your research is to plan it from the outset and incorporate impact activities into your standard working practice. Impact should not be an afterthought at the end of a project – it should be an integral part of your project, influencing your research along the way. The Impactful Researcher – with Professors Lise […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ mentioned in The Scotsman

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

Professor Virginia Heath‘s archive film From Scotland With Love was recently quoted in The Scotsman as an example of prestigious films that have been screened alongside live performances of the score at both the Edinburgh International Arts Festival and the Celtic Connections Music Festival in Glasgow. This further evidences the film as an iconic reflection on Scottish cultural identity. Read the full […]

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Prof Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland with Love’ continues to capture the imagination

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

Three and a half years on from its debut screening for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014, Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA nominated archive and music documentary From Scotland with Love is still being regularly screened at key Scottish national events and anniversaries such as St Andrews Day. Here’s a quick update on recent activities … From Scotland with Love on BBC4 From […]

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice – Symposium to be held in Sheffield on 19 September 2017

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice During this one day symposium national and international experts explore the intersections of practice between design and health. Participants attending the symposium will have the opportunity to listen and engage with a series of keynote presentations by researchers in health, design, film and fine art. We will consider, discuss and debate the opportunities, challenges and possibilities […]

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Prof Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ screenings at former jute mill in Dundee – Friday 20 October 2017

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

Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath with a transcendent score by Scottish musician and composer King Creosote. A journey into our collective past, the film explores universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play. Ordinary people, some long […]

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Director and film-maker, Ken Loach awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Virginia Heath and film-maker Ken Loach

Virginia Heath, Professor of Film in the Art & Design Research Centre, officiated at the Sheffield Hallam University 2016 graduation ceremony at Sheffield City Hall to confer the honorary doctorate on Ken Loach. Ken was nominated for his Honorary Doctorate by SHU academic staff for his contribution to film-making and the arts.   Virginia, who had talks with Ken throughout the day […]

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