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Acoustic Atlas

Posted on Friday 24 July 2020

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media is delighted to be welcoming Cobi van Tonder from September 2020 on the two-year project ‘Acoustic Atlas’ funded by the European Commission under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships scheme.

National Student Survey 2020

Posted on Wednesday 15 July 2020

We’re delighted to have some of the happiest film students in the UK.

TFTI Against Racism

Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2020

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media is committed to anti-racist practice and stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests that have emerged as a global phenomenon in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

University of York brings the power of data to esports audiences

Posted on Wednesday 10 June 2020

Researchers from the University of York have presented a ground-breaking data and technology platform, Weavr, to fans at the finals of ESL Birmingham Online, a tournament for professional esports players.

Arena Research Cluster - A new Global Community for Esports

Posted on Saturday 6 June 2020

The Arena Research Cluster (ARC) has been launched this week. This cluster creates an online network for researchers and industry stakeholders who share a focus on innovation in esports and sports.

TFTI Students shortlisted for Royal Television Society awards

Posted on Tuesday 2 June 2020

The Curiosity of Edward Pratt, created by Thomas Sandler, Oscar Godfrey and Alex Gordon, is a finalist for an Royal Television Society National award in the 'Undergraduate Factual' following a win a the regional Royal Television Society Award.

Call for Papers - Global Concerns in Storytelling

Posted on Friday 17 April 2020

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media at the University of York invites postgraduate researchers to submit proposals for virtual presentations including live or pre-recorded performances, short films, installations, VR and interactive experiences around the theme of global concerns.

York Performance Award guaranteed for the next five years

Posted on Wednesday 29 January 2020

Thanks to a generous endowment from Barbara and Ronald Cooke, the Award’s future is secured

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Global Concerns in Storytelling

Thursday 18 June 2020

Stories have always been a powerful medium to shape the collective’s perception of the world. Today, our planet is facing multiple crises in health, the environment, human rights and social inequalities. This has increased storytellers’ interest in using different media as a strategy to tackle current affairs, informing and influencing the global community from the set to the screen, the stage to the streets.

Outset - Theatre Festival

Thursday 4 June 2020

Taking place over 4 days, this festival includes, monologue performances, postshow discussions, guest speakers and wellbeing sessions, all held virtually. You can choose to sign up for a full day of events with our all day festival ticket or just dip in and out when a topic suits you.

The Undefinable

Friday 6 March 2020

Brand new from the duo that brought you DoppelDänger: Live radio gig-theatre about unconventional relationships and the underrepresented qualities of love.

Simon Stephens and Sean Holmes

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Masterclass with Simon Stephens and Sean Holmes

Ask Me Anything

Thursday 27 February 2020

We asked young people, living in today’s world of mobile phones and google, to write to us and ask us anything. Nothing was off limits. We received over 100 letters from across the UK. This show is our reply.