South Stack

We’re delighted to announced our ninth entry in Screenworks Volume 10.1: Anthony Ellis’s South Stack, a short artists’ film that explores the rhythm and life of a building: South Stack lighthouse situated in Ynys Môn (Anglesey), Wales. The film utilises fixed-point filming methods (also known as time-lapse or rephotography), to document the same location at […]

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Filling the Gaps

Something to absorb you during lockdown. We are delighted to announce our eighth entry in Volume 10.1, Fernando Sobron’s Filling The Gaps is a reflexive documentary which explores the normally hidden creative processes in documentary filmmaking, and probes the gap between “actuality” and its “creative treatment”. The film juxtaposes an archivist discussing Dürer’s 1515 engraving […]

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Experiencing the Filmpoem

We are pleased to announce the publication of our seventh entry in Screenworks Volume 10.1, Susannah Ramsay‘s Experiencing the Filmpoem: A Film-Phenomenological Inquiry, five short experimental films which evoke multi-sensorial experiences for the viewer through visceral combinations of lens manipulation, camera movement and rhythmic editing. For Ramsay, filmpoems are a synthesis of these experimental techniques with poetic narration […]

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Golden Gate

We are pleased to announce the publication of our sixth entry in Screenworks Volume 10.1, William Brown’s Golden Gate, a poetic video essay that reworks footage from 43 movies, spanning eight decades. Through intertitles, repetition, loops and other formal strategies, the film creates an affective and theoretical argument concerning the role of the Golden Gate Bridge […]

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Owls and Parrots

Robert Greens’ Owls and Parrots confronts the challenges of depicting the author’s own experience of growing up with dyslexia. The film subverts cinematic form by refusing to allow us a moving image, focusing instead on a locked-off shot of an empty school room. We listen to the halting voice of a young dyslexic boy reading out a […]

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Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa / The King Pictured (by many)

Andrea Stultiens’ Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa / The King Pictured (by many) investigates the social and cultural biography of the first known photograph of a King (Kabaka) of Buganda, the kingdom to which present day Uganda owes its name. The picture was produced by explorer H.M. Stanley in 1875 and, despite its wide adaptation, was not widely known […]

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Maya and Mia At La La Land

We are delighted to announce the publication of our third submission to Screenworks Volume 10.1, Jenny Oyallon-Koloski’s Maya and Mia At La La Land, a videographic film which draws fascinating parallels between Maya Deren’s At Land and Damien Chazelle’s La La Land. By bringing together two such starkly disparate source materials – experimental film vs popular […]

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SWW2 funded PhD Studentships

The University of the West of England are delighted to announce the availability of fully-funded Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded PhD studentships as part of the South, West & Wales 2 Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW2)*.

UWE Bristol invites applications to undertake doctoral research that focuses on any area of:

· Digital culture

· Film and media

· Design

· Heritage

· The creative economy.

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New Addition

We are delighted to welcome Will DiGravio to the Screenworks editorial Team. Will is a graduate student at the University of Cambridge, reading for an MPhil in Film & Screen Studies as a Keasbey Scholar. He is also a journalist, critic, podcast host and audiovisual essayist interested in entertainment, media, and politics. Will hosts The […]

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Screenworks Editorial Opportunities

Two exciting new posts, ideal for a media practice postgraduate interested in developing editorial skills and an understanding of the academic publishing process, with Screenworks, the peer-reviewed online journal of Screen Media Practice Research. 1. Editorial Support Assistant You will be responsible for the smooth-running of the editorial process, including: attending quarterly editorial meetings (via […]

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Automating Creativity

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Sy Taffel’s thought-provoking documentary Automating Creativity explores how workers in the creative industries and academics who study technology and culture understand the existing and emerging relationships between automation and creativity, and how these relationships inform contemporary communication, media and culture. Taking the recent surge of interest in digital automation as his starting point, Taffel constructs a pointed […]

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The Norwegian Institute Rome

We’re delighted to announce the publication of our first entry in Volume 10.1, Anna Ulrikke Andersen’s captivating The Norwegian Institute in Rome, which uses techniques from the essay film and its form to approach architectural history, this meticulous work poses questions about the use of film as architectural history and, including authorial intervention in the […]

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