The Centre for Research into Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC) has hosted a research seminar led by Dr Eylem Atakav of the University of East Anglia. Dr Atakav’s paper was entitled 'Women & Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity & Representation.’
The film The Act of Killing, co-produced by Michael Uwemedimo of the Department of Media, Culture and Language, has received a nomination for the Best Feature Documentary at this year's Oscars.
Holly Giesman Romero has successfully defended her PhD in Film and Television Studies, meaning that she will shortly become Dr Giesman Romero.
William Brown, a Senior Lecturer in Film, has delivered a paper on the films of controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at a symposium in Sussex.
The University of Roehampton, London, is part of a consortium group called TECHNE that has recently been awarded a doctoral research training partnership grant of over £13 million, creating 176 doctoral studentships over the next 5 years.
Film 4 will be screening Grant Gee’s Patience (After Sebald) at 11am on Thursday 12th December.
Stacey Abbott, a Reader in Film, has guest edited a special issue of Critical Studies in Television: The International Journal of Television Studies. The special issue is on special effects in television.
The Centre for Research in Film and Audio Visual Culture (CRFAC) was delighted to host a research seminar by Dr Hannah Hamad from Kings College, London, on 27 November 2013.
William Brown, a Senior Lecturer in Film, has delivered a guest lecture on Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, Vertigo, at Dulwich College in south London.
Michael Chanan's new documentary, Interrupted Memory, has enjoyed a preview screening at Roehampton ahead of its world premiere at the Havana International Film Festival.
Former Roehampton film student Lyle Lindgren has been making impressive in-roads into the film industry, directing adverts for Breaking Bad and Adidas.
Students on the MA in Film and Screen Cultures enjoyed a very special screening at the BFI Southbank on 3 December 2013, as guests of director Adam Rolston at the premiere of his new indie romcom, Meet Me On The Southbank.
Senior Lecturer in Film and Digital Video Production Jeremy Bubb has been commissioned by painter Sarah Kogan to make a new multi-screen film as a part of an Arts Council funded, First World War Memorial project, called Changing the Landscape.
Killing Oswald, a documentary by former Roehampton student Shane O'Sullivan, has been released in UK cinemas and on DVD.
Senior Lecturer in Film, William Brown, has given a series of research seminars and guest lectures in Sweden.
Dr Michael Witt, Reader in Cinema Studies and Co-Director of Roehampton’s Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC), has delivered the inaugural annual University of Pittsburgh/Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image lecture at Birkbeck on Friday 15 November 2013.
Various former Roehampton students have been having success with their films in competitions and other screenings.

Today [25 November] marks the beginning of #Roeactivism, a campaign led by the Department of Social Sciences and the Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research, to raise awareness of human rights issues that Roehampton students are passionate about.

As the show approaches its 50th anniversary, a book on the The Inner World of Doctor Who edited by Caroline Bainbridge has been published.

Andy Heathcote, a long-standing visiting lecturer (VL) on Roehampton’s Film programme, has had his latest film nominated for Best Documentary at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA).