Steve McQueen’s film about the horrors of slavery has won the Best Picture award at the BAFTAs, with the film’s star Chiwetel Ejiofor picking up Best Actor.
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Christopher Paul Daniels, Mat Fleming and Dennis Isou receive digital and moving image residency awards for pilot research and development programme.
Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave follows BAFTA nominations and Golden Globes success with nine Oscar nominations.
Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave wins Best Film award at the Golden Globes.
12 Years A Slave, the new feature film from Turner Prize-winning artist Steve McQueen, has been nominated for 10 BAFTAs, including best film and director.
The north east England-based biennial of contemporary art, film and music has announced programme details for its 2014 edition, which takes the idea of extraction as its curated theme.
The £60,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award has been won by Elizabeth Price, in conjuction with an Oxford-based partnership led by the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.
Submissions are being invited for Connect/Exchange, an ambitious pilot project led by Northern Film & Media that will facilitate six artists’ exchanges between three UK cities.
Originally released on CD-ROM, Alan Currall’s Encyclopaedia could be seen as a forerunner of today’s information and social networking sites. Now available online as part of Film and Video Umbrella’s 25th anniversary programme, we speak to the artist about his encyclopaedia of “apparently ‘certain’ knowledge”, while FVU Director Steven Bode explains the thinking behind the organisation’s celebrations.
Exhibition dates and project details announced for second edition of major moving image awards, featuring new commissions by artists in the first five years of their practice.
The artist John Smith has been announced as the winner of the sixth annual Film London Jarman Award for artists working with moving image.
The second edition of the Artists’ Moving Image Festival at Tramway, Glasgow, features an eclectic selection of film exclusively programmed by artists and writers who have a connection to the city, and includes screenings of work by the American artist Ellen Cantor, who died earlier this year.
A new film by Vicki Bennett, screening exclusively online, takes footage of gestures and instructions and sets them to specially commissioned music and sound art. We talk to the artist – also known as People Like Us – about process, collaboration and digital viewing habits.
A four-strong shortlist for this award that supports early career moving image artists has been chosen from a longlist of 150 submissions.
Now in its sixth year, the ten shortlisted artists for the annual Film London Jarman Award reveal the broad range of experimental filmmakers working in the UK.
Writers and cultural commentators Paul Morley and Simon Reynolds join artists and critics for The Future Symposium at CCA, Glasgow, which accompanies the venue’s current Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Awards exhibition.
Artist Rachel Maclean has been announced as the winner of this year’s Glasgow Film Festival Margaret Tait Award.
After over 20 years as an automonous organisation, film and video commissioning agency Picture This is to merge with Bristol’s Spike Island.
Modern Edinburgh Film School brings together practitioners in visual art, poetry, performance and film to explore alternative approaches to the screen. Project founder Alex Hetherington talks about community, social sculpture and his search for a sense of ‘elsewhere-ness’ in a very traditional city.
Artists AL and AL are among the 16 filmmakers selected by Creative England for its new low budget film initiative.