Topics: Cinema, Film, Photo
Assistant Professor and playwright is recognised at national theatre awards
Assistant Professor in Humanities at Northumbria University and award-winning playwright, May Sumbwanyambe, has won recognition from the UK Theatre Awards for his latest production Enough of Him.
Video Shop Horrors exhibition to open in time for Halloween
A terrifying new exhibition featuring a series of rare movie posters for horror films of the 1980s will be installed at Northumbria University’s Gallery North in time for Halloween.
Northumbria University and BFI launch bold cultural partnership
Northumbria University has joined forces with the UK’s biggest screen body, the BFI (British Film Institute) on an ambitious partnership that will provide leading networks, insight and experience with moving image culture and the screen industries for staff and students across the University.
Lockdown life inspires fashion photography project with a difference
A Northumbria University student has drawn inspiration from her experiences of lockdown to create a series of striking images which are attracting national attention.
Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence 2019-20 announced
Northumbria University Master of Fine Art graduate Siân Hutchings has been announced as the 2019-20 Tyneside Cinema Graduate Artist in Residence.
Northumbria University supports South East Asian film makers of the future
A long-standing partnership between Northumbria University and the London School of Public Relations (LSPR) in Jakarta has resulted in the creation of more than 2,000 short films.
Animation brings family history to life in moving new film
A documentary featuring the animation expertise of a Northumbria University academic will make its North East debut next weekend.
Irish law change thanks to Northumbria director’s film
A film tackling issues around sex and disability has played an important role in changing the law in Ireland.
Northumbria scientists win national photography prize
Researchers from Northumbria University, Newcastle have won a prize in a prestigious national science photography competition with a stunning image depicting their work into smart surfaces.
Northumbria graduates’ star performance leads to Venus success
A documentary by Northumbria University students, which examines the issues of disability and female empowerment through the story of a female drag queen, has won a prestigious industry award.
EXPERT COMMENT: Rogue One: a new front in long battle over the Star Wars brand
Andrew Ross, Graduate Tutor and Lecturer in Film at Northumbria University, writes about the release of highly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
It was hoped that the release of Rogue One, the current offshoot from the Star Wars series, would cement the Star Wars franchise as being at the cutting edge of modern cinema. Promising a markedly different tone from the previous films
EXPERT COMMENT: Snow leopard ‘rape’: what was really going on?
Mike Jeffries, Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University, writes about the anthropomorphism of animals in response to the recent episode of BBC One's Planet Earth II.