A new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery celebrates the centenary of a Roehampton ‘alumna’, actress and film star Vivien Leigh, who attended the Sacred Heart School, now the site of Digby Stuart College, in the 1920s.
For the second year running, Roehampton’s Film programme has climbed the National Student Survey tables for overall student satisfaction.
Senior Lecturer in Film, William Brown, has given two talks recently, one at Birkbeck in London and at the University of Oxford.
Film director Austin Vince has visited Roehampton to give a filmmaking masterclass and to show his film, Mondo Sahara.
Interrupted Memory, the new film by Michael Chanan, Professor of Video Production, has been selected for screening at the Havana International Film Festival.
As term continues, various filmmakers and professionals have visited Roehampton to give masterclasses and to take part in classroom sessions on various modules.
Students on the final-year module, Digital Cinema, recently enjoyed a trip to the National Youth Film Festival to see Australian director Kim Mordaunt’s film, The Rocket.
Stacey Abbott, a Reader in film, has been heavily involved in the British Film Institute’s recent Gothic season of films.
Senior Lecturer in Photography Mark Riley has delivered the second of this term’s talks in the Centre for Research into Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC) seminar series.
Mike Witt’s new book, Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian, has been published by the University of Indiana Press.
Deborah Jermyn, Reader in Film and TV, has been interviewed for the October edition of Company magazine about recent changes in TV viewing habits.
Dr Michael Witt, Co-Director of Roehampton’s Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures, will deliver the inaugural University of Pittsburgh/Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image lecture on 15th November.
Enrica Colusso’s film, Home Sweet Home, has been selected for the Jean Rouch International Film Festival – as well as securing DVD distribution in France with Doriane Films.
Reader in Film and TV, Deborah Jermyn, has edited a new collection of essays entitled Female Celebrity and Ageing: Back in the Spotlight.
Enrica Colusso’s Home Sweet Home has been nominated for the DOC/it Professional Award 2013, given to the best Italian documentary by the Italian Doc Academy.
Roehampton students have enjoyed various trips to this year's London Film Festival, which lasted from 9 to 20 October 2013.
This term saw the return of the college scarves to Roehampton.
Roehampton is part of a consortium, which has won £13.5 million in funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The Doctoral Training Partnership will develop much-needed skilled researchers in the arts and humanities.
Rebecca Bramall, who teaches media and cultural studies at the University of Brighton, has given a talk entitled 'Austere times: past and present in austerity culture' at the University of Roehampton.
Senior Lecturer in Film, William Brown, has conducted a research seminar at the Department of Psychology at the University of Roehampton on the ways in which an understanding of psychology can enhance our understanding of film – and perhaps vice versa.