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Guardian University Guide 2022

Posted on Monday 13 September 2021

Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media maintains its place in the UK top 10

New film written and co-produced by York lecturer hits our screens

Posted on Monday 26 July 2021

A new feature film based on the high school days of a York lecturer and her love of The Smiths has received great reviews following its exclusive release on Sky Cinema.

XR Stories Masters by Research Studentship - Your Heritage, Your Story

Posted on Friday 16 July 2021

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media at the University of York is advertising one XR Stories Masters by Research studentship for the project, “Your heritage, your story: Fundraising e-stories of everyday heritage; increasing membership and widening audience participation” in collaboration with the Council for British Archaeology. The studentship is available from 1st October 2021, and must be taken up no later than 1st December 2021. It is for one academic year and must be taken up full time.

XR Stories Masters by Research Studentship - People We Love

Posted on Wednesday 14 July 2021

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media at the University of York is advertising one XR Stories Masters by Research studentship for the project, “Space, Media, Imagination: The Story Space of People We Love”. This project examines how stories can be told through physical space, media objects and viewer imagination. The studentship is available from 1st October 2021, and must be taken up no later than 1st December 2021. It is for one academic year and must be taken up full time.

YUSU Excellence Awards 2021

Posted on Thursday 24 June 2021

The YUSU Excellence Awards 2021 results are in. This year TFTI had two lecturers receiving Highly Commended, three shortlisted, and 15 staff members and lecturers nominated for the awards.

Interactive Media and Theatre Performance Challenge

Posted on Monday 21 June 2021

This first collaborative project of this kind at TFTI, this challenge will bring together students from across the programmes, and take the opportunity to create performances that draw upon emerging technologies.

Student Volunteering Awards 2021

Posted on Tuesday 8 June 2021

Second year Film and Television Production Student, Molly Danity, and her group win a University of York Student Volunteering Award.

Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media moves into the UK top 10

Posted on Tuesday 8 June 2021

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Dance, Drama and Cinematics. The Department is ranked 10th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2022.

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Past Events

PG Symposium: Embracing Change

Thursday 24 June 2021

After a period of great change, we are taking stock and considering the positives that have emerged from this challenging time. Work within the creative sector has become both more remote yet collaborative, live and digital. The 2021 PG Symposium is a series of live and pre-recorded presentations, including mini-lectures, performances, short films, installations, VR and interactive experiences.

Everything the Light Touches: Lighting Time, Space, and Action in the work of Theatre Re

Wednesday 23 June 2021

An online lecture with Dr Katherine Graham discussing how light operates as one of many languages in Theatre Re’s visual dramaturgy.

MANDY Online Talk for Theatre: Building Your Career

Tuesday 22 June 2021

The MANDY Network provides industry-leading tools which empower creative professionals to connect and find jobs across all sectors of Film, TV, Theatre, and Commercial Production. This talk will focus on Theatre Careers, with advice on covering letters, CVs, and more.

Resisting Theatre: Plays, Politics and the Academy, Day Three

Sunday 20 June 2021

https://tftv.ticketsolve.com/shows/873624581 , £10 full admission, £5 for PGRs (postgraduate researchers), ECRs (early career academics), and unwaged

Resisting Theatre: Plays, Politics and the Academy, Day Two

Saturday 19 June 2021

Looking at the question How can plays become sites of resistance? 'Revisiting Theatre: Plays, Politics and the Academy' is a conference hosted by the Centre for Contemporary British Theatre, Royal Holloway Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance, University of Greenwich Drama, Theatre & Performance Research Group, and University of York Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media.