Heikki Simpula – Director

Friday 10th March – 12.00pm – JL2002

Film Production (DFPR) graduate Heikki Simpula will be visiting to talk about his experiences since university: becoming a film and TV director; how to manage and develop a career between different countries;  doing post graduate studies at the London Film School; becoming the ‘sound guy’.

All welcome.

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The Liberty Tree + Writer/Director Chris Jury

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 6:45pm

The Hive Studio, Sawmill Walk, The Butts
Worcester, WR1 3PD, Get Directions

The Liberty Tree is a romping, hilarious, feel-good antidote to the austerity agenda.

This film is an innovative and cinematic recording of the original theatre show, using echoes of The Wizard Of Oz to make a Brechtian critique of the relentless fragmentation and isolation of modern society.

If you are baffled, bullied, intimidated or oppressed and sick to death of being inspected, regulated and measured, then The Liberty Tree might be just the tonic you need!

The film’s writer & director, Chris Jury of Public Domain Productions will present the film and take Question afterwards. There is bound to be some lively debate.

More info at www.worfs.org
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Nicole Pott – Producer

Friday 3rd March  – 12.00pm – JL2002

Film Production and Screenwriting graduate Nicole Pott will be talking about her career since University: working as a runner and production assistant; funding and distributing independent feature films; setting up a film business; developing scripts; and much more.

Everyone welcome.

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Worcester Week Set Building 2017

During Worcester week students had the opportunity to design their own sets and then work with the Facilities team to build and finish them in time for a one day shoot. The whole process was documented in time-lapse, and there’s a few photos from the Team Juan shoot too…

Worcester Week Set Building 2017

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Martyn Pick – innovative director of live action and animation – 22nd February

Calling all animators, film-makers, illustrators, graphic designers, screen writers and film studies students!

You are invited to attend a guest lecture by Martyn Pick, an innovative director of live action and animation. The talk will be held on Wednesday 22nd February at 1.15pm in the Yelland Lecture Theatre – screenings followed by a Q & A session. See attached poster for further details.

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Visit Day 19th Feb

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Last weekend saw a great visit day for students thinking about studying Film at the University of Worcester.

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Light Years by Esther May Campbell – March 1st, 2.00pm – Vue Cinema Worcester

University of Worcester Film and Theatre Department presents:

LIGHT YEARS

Debut feature film from BAFTA winner

Esther May Campbell

” UTTERLY BEAUTIFUL”Vulture Hound

“CAMPBELL’S VISUAL SENSE IS ALREADY SO STRONG YOU LONG TO SEE WHERE SHE’S HEADING NEXT.”The Times

“LIKE MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO ADAPTED TO LIVE ACTION BY TERENCE MALICKSight & Sound

Q &A with the director Ester May Campbell to follow

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Job Opportunities at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Exciting opportunity! Join the team at Sheffield Doc/Fest for the 2017 Festival as part of the Films, Marketing, and Production teams. They are currently hiring for Doc/Player Coordinator, Publications Coordinator, Production Coordinator, and Venue Coordinators. Applications close starting 5 January: http://bit.ly/DocFestJobs

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Splendid Cinema: Best Christmas Movie Ever!!

15 December, 2016

Black Christmas (CA, Bob Clark, 1974) 18 cert. 93 min.

Part of our “Cult Movie Thursdays” programme, and spreading that Yuletide feeling, we present Bob Clark’s classic grand-daddy of a slasher film, starring Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder, Kier Dullea, and John Saxon. It’s Christmas break, and a killer is stalking sorority girls with obscene phone calls and bloody murder. You better watch out …

Worcester Arts Workshop, 21 Sansome Street, Worcester, WR1 1UH

Doors open at 19:15 for a 19:30 start

Tickets £5 on the door

 

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Christmas Screening

Film Production screening and Christmas party. 6.45pm ’til whenever… Friday 9th December. The Hive Worcester.

Your chance to see this semesters excellent work, celebrate your success and start the Christmas cheer.dezeen_the-hive-by-feilden-clegg-bradley-studios_ss_3

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