- Archival Encounters
Students on the MA Film & Screen Studies produced a public-facing exhibition as part of the Archival Encounters module. Using artefacts from the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, supported by the curator Phil Wickham, the students were tasked with collaboratively curating a digital exhibition of materials on a theme of their own choosing. This year they […]
- Honorary Degree for Lord Puttnam
Some Exeter Film students had the opportunity to meet with David Puttnam on their graduation day when he came to receive his Honorary Degree. They enjoyed a tour of the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum during their visit and David shared anecodotes from his career.
- BFI Screening of SCALA!!!
A large group of students and staff gathered in the Bill Douglas Cinema in Queens Building to watch an advance screening of the glorious documentary “Scala!!! Or, the Incredibly Strange Rise and Fall of the World’s Wildest Cinema and How It Influenced a Mixed-up Generation of Weirdos and Misfits” (to give it it’s full title), […]
- MA International Film Business Pop-Up Cinema
The CDF tech team have worked with students on the MA International Film Business to provide equipment and transport for their pop-up cinema projects. This year, these were presented as part of the inaugural Exmouth Film Festival, and took place in a variety of venues both in Exmouth and Exeter.
- Acting for Screen Module in new studio
The CDF tech team have re-equipped Studio TS3 to function as a TV Studio for the new Drama ‘Acting for Screen’ module. There are 4 cameras (3 on wheeled tripods, 1 fixed) which are all routed through a vision mixer / recorder. The whole system has been designed to be easily adaptable as the module […]
- BBC at Roborough
The CDF tech team have worked with BBC production staff as part of the British Science Festival, to transform Roborough Studios into a TV Studio for the Question Time Special of BBC’s iconic Sky At Night programme. The studio was filled with a lively audience, and a panel of Sky at Night regulars was joined […]
- New Student Kitchen in Alexander Building
The former toilet adjacent to TS3 has been converted into a student kitchen, enabling students often working long hours in the building to have some warm food and a hot drink. The toilet was almost last room in the building that hasn’t been upgraded, and it looked it, but it’s wonderful to see this long-asked-for […]