Archive for November, 2010

Dangerous Knowledge: film, media and politics

Title: Dangerous Knowledge: film, media and politics
Location: National Media Museum, Bradford
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Description: David Malone examines the work of the documentary filmmaker in the digital age and how global geopolitics is affecting artistic expression in the 21st century.

David Malone was born in North Shields, England in1962. In his mid-20s he embarked on a career as a documentary maker at the BBC following in the footsteps of his father, Adrian Malone, whose work included The Ascent of Man with Jacob Bronowski, and Cosmos, with Carl Sagan. At the BBC he developed what the critics called a “disturbingly lyrical” style and established a reputation for television of the highest quality. Since becoming an independent filmmaker he has continued to produce and direct single films and series for both the BBC and Channel Four.
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2010/12/08

Posted in General by / November 22nd, 2010 / No Comments »

1st Iranian Film Festival

Title: 1st Iranian Film Festival
Location: London
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Description: The UK’s first Iranian Film Festival features some great new films from this annually exciting national cinema. The festival opens with Mohammad Rasoulof’s The White Meadow and will screen other features Penniless, About Elly, Before the Burial, Pearls on the Ocean Floor, Tinar, The Glass House and many shorts
Start Date: 2010/11/19
End Date: 2010/11/25

Posted in General by / November 17th, 2010 / No Comments »

TV Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

Title: TV Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere
Location: Leeds College of Music
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Description: TV Anytime Anyplace Anywhere – developing content on new connected platforms.

The brave new world of Television is here, connecting the way we consume programmes and digital content. Demonstrations of BBC IPTV concepts will be presented on the evening, showing the possibilities these new platforms can offer all areas of the creative industries. Christina Scott (General Manager, Children’s, Sport and Applications), Nick Gallon and Marc Goodchild from the BBC’s Future Media & Technology Department will be joined by a panel from all outposts of the Connected TV industry, with speakers including Darren Fawcett, Chief Technologist, Pace Technology; Andrew Gayter, Senior Technical Architect at York based Ioko, pioneers within the IPTV space (more tba) who will debate the latest developments and discuss why they matter.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2010-11-23
End Time: 21:30

Posted in General by / November 16th, 2010 / No Comments »

2010 BAF Award winners announced

This year’s winners of the BAF awards were announced at a ceremony hosted by Barry Purves on Saturday night at a packed Pictureville Cinema. Now in its 17th year, the awards are the climax of the Bradford Animation Festival. For full details of the award winners click here.

Posted in Events, Film Festivals, News, Production by / November 15th, 2010 / No Comments »

BAF Awards 2010

The 17th edition of one of Europe’s biggest animation festivals is now on and the awards for the best animation work of the past year will be presented at an awards ceremony on Saturday 13 November at 7:30pm, hosted by the great animator Barry Purves. The nominated films are being screened throughout the week in each category. For more details and the shortlist go to
BAF Awards. It’s a great night, and don’t miss the reception at 7pm.

Posted in Events, Film Festivals, Production by / November 10th, 2010 / No Comments »
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