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The Roehampton Film Society - TimeCrimes
By Adam Bennett and Rebecca Hodgson
Roehampton’s own resident vampire and horror expert, Dr Stacey Abbott, turns her attention to horror on the small screen in her new book TV Horror: Investigating the Dark Side of the Small Screen (I.B. Tauris 2013). 
On Friday 8 February 2013, a group of Roehampton students attended a director's masterclass with Tommy Wiseau, director of The Room (2003).
William Brown, a senior lecturer in film, has won money from Santander in order to attend the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference in Chicago in March 2013.
Heather Nunn's illustrated essay, 'There’s No Such Thing As (The Big) Society', has been posted on Either/And, an online project conceived by the National Media Museum as a means to examine critical issues relating to media. Her essay was commissioned as part of the Protest/Politics/Community Strand and focuses on the legacy of Thatcherism.
The Diary of Anne Frank, App for ipad

The 2013 National Student Survey for final-year undergraduates is underway. Prizes are up for grab for those completing the survey, including vouchers and iPads.

Life Just Is - Film Screening
 Professor Gerlinde Mautner will give a talk oln 14th November in DU 305.
Enrica Colusso's documentary, Home Sweet Home, has been accepted into the 2012 Torino Film Festival.
Dr Annabelle Mooney will give a talk on Spoken Signs and Literal Hailing on 7th November.
The Film programme in MCL were delighted to host a visit from colleagues at the University of Maryland in October.
Dr Chris Darke, lecturer in film, has co-organised a day-long event of screenings to commemorate influential French filmmaker Chris Marker, who died on 29 July.
On 24 October, the Centre for Research into Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC) was delighted to host a screening of Patience (After Sebald (Grant Gee, UK, 2012) with an introducion and Q&A with the film's Creative Consultant, Chris Darke.
William Brown, senior lecturer in film, has recently given talks about film and film studies to school children in Guildford and Darlington.
Karine Chevalier, lecturer in French, has directed a new documentary about the Institut français in South Kensington, London. The film offers insight into the architectural design and history of the Institut.
Professor Michael Chanan’s film, Protest Chile, will be screening on 22 September at the Rich Mix cinema in Shoreditch.