Ffilm at Glynn Vivian

17.12.10
Julie Hill, Glass Gun Ffilm 1 is the first of three exciting seasons of exhibitions at Glynn Vivian in Swansea, presenting a wide range of recent film and video in various spaces across the gallery. This focus on film will run until April 2011 and include well known and emerging artists from Wales and across the UK. In Room 1  a rolling programme of works selected ...
What will happen to the Film Council millions? And other questions
16.09.10
These are uncertain times, and although we haven’t got answers to all the questions, we should certainly be asking what the impact of government cuts and other actions might be for those of us on the independent side of things – short filmmakers, animators, artists. What’s the future for work that experiments and takes risks? Will the UK Film Council be shut down? More than 50,000 people ...
Dark Glass by Clio Barnard

23.08.10
Dark Glass by Clio Barnard Clio Barnard’s brilliant debut feature The Arbor – an Artangel/Jerwood commission – opens in the UK on 22 October, after Barnard won the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best New Documentary Filmmaker earlier this year. We’ll be posting an interview with Clio nearer the release date, but in the meantime take a look at Dark Glass. Clio made Dark Glass in 2006 for ...
UK Film Council proposes ‘space and funding’ for experimental talent

19.11.09
UK Film Council Policy and Funding Priorities Consultation The UK Film Council has published a consultation document, inviting responses to its proposed priorities for 2010 – 2013. Encouragingly, there’s a proposal that they should “provide a new space and funding stream to support experimental filmmaking.” They don’t however define ‘experimental’, but that’s something they are likely to want to establish partly by way of the consultation ...