LSM students attend Media Culture 2020 (Finland)

Media Culture 2020 is an Erasmus Intensive Programme. The project demonstrates what 21st century converged and interactive European Media Culture could be. MC2020 breaks classroom and campus walls by creating open virtual learning environments where students from different countries and fields can explore and learn together. Continue reading

LSM hosts the inaugural BAFTSS conference

From Sarah Barrow: The inaugural conference of the British Association of Film, TV and Screen Studies takes place here next week, Fri 19th to Sun 21st April. Professor Mary Stuart will open proceedings at 2pm on the Friday followed by an introduction from BAFTSS chair Prof Brian Winston. Guest of honour (receiving a lifetime achievement award) is confirmed as acclaimed feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey! Her keynote is on the Friday at 4.30pm, followed by a screening of “Riddles of the Sphynx”, followed by a reception to launch the Journal of Popular Television. Full details of the conference, including the programme and links to booking. Continue reading

School News

WWF websiteDan Frodsham created a heritage documentary called ‘The Forty’ which charts the painstaking work of conserving an exquisite Renaissance fresco in Famagusta, Cyprus. The conservation project was filmed last summer by Dan, and post-produced at Lincoln School of Media by students and recent graduates, Warren Hayward, James Martin, Gideon Marriott and Leanne Bacon.

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Conference: Rethinking Epic

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Epic Film and Television in the 21st Century
EMMTEC, The University of Lincoln, 21-22 July 2011

Received wisdom suggests that we are witnessing—and to some extent participating—in the return of the epic on both the big and small screen.

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