Professor of Design and Design history part of BBC 4 documentary

Paul Atkinson, professor of design and design history spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield [listen again from 2:18] about his part in tonight’s BBC 4 documentary about a group of makers and players of cigar box guitars. The half-hour film, Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution, directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, and written by Paul Atkinson, Professor of Design and Design […]

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Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution by Paul Atkinson & Virgina Heath to screen on BBC4

On Friday 18 December, the BBC are broadcasting a documentary by two Sheffield Hallam Professors from the Art & Design Research Centre. The half-hour film, Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution, directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, and written by Paul Atkinson, Professor of Design and Design History, portrays the passionate makers and players of cigar box guitars. Many […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ screening online with director Virginia Heath Q&A – Saturday 12 September 2020

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In a special online event this Saturday hosted by the Macrobert Arts Centre at the University of Stirling, BAFTA-nominated film From Scotland With Love will screen with a live Zoom Q&A with the film’s award-winning director Professor Virginia Heath. From Scotland With Love online screening and Q&A with Virginia Heath Saturday 12 September 2020, 7PM Macrobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling (online […]

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Professor Virginia Heath‘s ‘Lift Share’ screening in the Inverness Film Festival Online

Virginia Heath's Lift Share banner with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s award-winning short film Lift Share is screening in the Inverness Film Festival Online from Friday 26 June to Sunday 29 June 2020. Lift Share screens in a selection of best recent Scottish shorts from Scottish based film making talent. You can also watch video introductions by director Virginia Heath and actor Mark Rowley (Last Kingdom) alongside the film. Find […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival – Friday 26 June 2020

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and AMFX logo

Three Chords and the Truth will screen on Friday 26 June in Best of the Fest at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival (AFMX), New Mexico. The AFMX brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories. […]

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‘Dreaming Without Sleeping’: Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary on the making of ‘From Scotland With Love’ screens on the BBC

FSWL Virginia Heath Documentary screening on BBC

Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary film, Dreaming Without Sleeping – The Making of From Scotland With Love screened on the BBC on Saturday 09 May 2020, and is available to view on BBC iPlayer until May 2021. The film tells “the fascinating story of how director Virginia Heath and composer and musician King Creosote (Kenny Anderson) collaborated to create the much […]

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From Scotland With Love live performance at Queens Hall Glasgow and Barbican London

Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 12th March 2020. For more information, please read here. Also screening at The Barbican Saturday 14th March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film ‘From Scotland With Love’ screening with live performance by King Creosote

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday 07 March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2015. “Even without the use of a TV, mobile phone and the internet, I am […]

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Dementia friendly screenings with Q&As of From Scotland with Love at the Glasgow Film Festival

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

04 March 2020 Update: ScreenDaily recently featured an article (How the Glasgow Film Festival is making good on its rallying cry of “cinema for all”) about the screenings. Read the article here. Professor Virginia Heath‘s documentary film From Scotland With Love will feature in two unique screenings with Q&As at the Glasgow Film Festival as part of GFF Movie Memories: […]

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