Upcoming events

Thu
23
Nov

The Broken Pitcher

Pre-1900s theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students:

Fri
24
Nov

An Italian Straw Hat

Pre-1900s theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students:

Sat
25
Nov

An Italian Straw Hat

Pre-1900s theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students

Sat
25
Nov

The Broken Pitcher

Pre-1900s theatre production stage by 3rd year BA students:

Wed
17
Jan

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar

Dr Emma Cox (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Previous events

Joint TFTV-English Modern School Research Seminar

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Dr Amanda Stuart-Fisher (Central School of Speech and Drama)

TFTV Platform Presents 'The Effect'

Saturday 28 October 2017

Connie and Tristan are taking part in a trial for new anti-depressants when they fall in love

TFTV Platform Presents 'The Effect'

Friday 27 October 2017

Connie and Tristan are taking part in a trial for new anti-depressants when they fall in love

TFTV Platform Presents 'The Effect'

Thursday 26 October 2017

Connie and Tristan are taking part in a trial for new anti-depressants when they fall in love.

TFTVi-10 Media Convergence Conference

Wednesday 25 October 2017

The Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media is ten years old! To celebrate this decade and everything that TFTV represents, and to look forward into the future, we are delighted to present TFTVi-10, an afternoon conference in the department on Wednesday 25th October on the theme of Media Convergence.

Squabbling House Theatre presents 'Constellations'

Saturday 21 October 2017

“But if everything I’m already gonna do already exists, then what’s the point?” In a chance encounter at a BBQ, Marianne and Roland meet. At the same BBQ, they don’t.

Squabbling House Theatre presents 'Constellations'

Friday 20 October 2017

“But if everything I’m already gonna do already exists, then what’s the point?” In a chance encounter at a BBQ, Marianne and Roland meet. At the same BBQ, they don’t.

Squabbling House Theatre presents 'Constellations'

Thursday 19 October 2017

“But if everything I’m already gonna do already exists, then what’s the point?” In a chance encounter at a BBQ, Marianne and Roland meet. At the same BBQ, they don’t.

Accessibility in Film, Television, and Interactive Media Conference

Sunday 15 October 2017

A conference on the urgency in which media industries need to reflect on the diversity of their audiences to increase accessibility and foster inclusivity.

Accessibility in Film, Television, and Interactive Media Conference

Saturday 14 October 2017

A conference on the urgency in which media industries need to reflect on the diversity of their audiences to increase accessibility and foster inclusivity.

The Crucible

Friday 6 October 2017

A different kind of Crucible that takes the politics of the play seriously and applies Brechtian approaches to expose the mechanisms driving the hysteria. Audiences can expect a different kind of Crucible from the more naturalistic productions that usually grace the British stage.

The Crucible

Thursday 5 October 2017

A different kind of Crucible that takes the politics of the play seriously and applies Brechtian approaches to expose the mechanisms driving the hysteria. Audiences can expect a different kind of Crucible from the more naturalistic productions that usually grace the British stage.

The Crucible

Wednesday 4 October 2017

A different kind of Crucible that takes the politics of the play seriously and applies Brechtian approaches to expose the mechanisms driving the hysteria. Audiences can expect a different kind of Crucible from the more naturalistic productions that usually grace the British stage.

Enhancing Audio Description - The Screening

Saturday 23 September 2017

A digital exhibition and screening to showcase the research of the Enhancing Audio Description Project into how sound design techniques can be used to rethink accessibility to film and television for visually impaired audiences.

From Profumo to Performance: New Perspectives on 1960s British Cinema

Friday 1 September 2017

This symposium showcases a wide variety of the latest cutting-edge academic research on 1960s British cinema.

Graduation Drinks Reception - 12 July 2017

Wednesday 12 July 2017

TFTV Graduation Drinks Reception

Histories and New Directions: Soap Opera & Serial Narrative Research

Monday 10 July 2017

A symposium on the historical issues, current status, and future directions of serial narratives and soap opera as genre and global product.

Children, Conflict and the Art(s) of Hope

Sunday 25 June 2017

A family-friendly play, performed by teenagers, based on a comic script written by a 14-year-old prisoner in the Terezin Ghetto.

Children, Conflict and the Art(s) of Hope

Saturday 24 June 2017

A family-friendly play, performed by teenagers, based on a comic script written by a 14-year-old prisoner in the Terezin Ghetto.

Department of Theatre, Film and Television’s 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Thursday 22 June 2017

Registration is now open for the Department of Theatre, Film and Television’s 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post')Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Sunday 18 June 2017

A beautiful woman, Alcmena, is the object of the God Jupiter’s desire. To seduce her, he assumes the body of her husband Amphitryon, before his return from battle. How long before Jupiter’s ruse is discovered? What will the consequences be for the humans he deceives?

LUMA Gala Screening 2.0

Sunday 18 June 2017

A screening of what York’s film students have to offer

LUMA Q&A with Angela Robson: Journalism in Cinema and Women in Film

Sunday 18 June 2017

York’s own alumnus gives a unique insight into both journalism’s place in cinema and women’s place in the film industry.

LUMA Workshop: Lights, Camera, Action 2.0 - Advanced Cinematography

Sunday 18 June 2017

A crash course on an advanced level to mastering the art of cinematography.

LUMA Q&A with Kate Shenton: Succeeding in the Cut-Throat World of Low to No Budget Filmmaking

Sunday 18 June 2017

Following an exclusive screening of her latest film, director, screenwriter and York alumnus Kate Shenton gives a Q&A on her career.

LUMA Screening: Egomaniac

Sunday 18 June 2017

Prior to our Q&A with director and screenwriter Kate Shenton, see an exclusive preview of her latest film.

LUMA Workshop: And We’re Live in 3, 2, 1… How to Operate a Live TV Studio Broadcast

Sunday 18 June 2017

Our final year BSc students offer a workshop on all they have learned in live television broadcasting.

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Saturday 17 June 2017

A beautiful woman, Alcmena, is the object of the God Jupiter’s desire. To seduce her, he assumes the body of her husband Amphitryon, before his return from battle. How long before Jupiter’s ruse is discovered? What will the consequences be for the humans he deceives?

LUMA Gala Screening 1.0

Saturday 17 June 2017

A screening of what York’s film students have to offer

LUMA Q&A with Laurie Rose: Painting with Light

Saturday 17 June 2017

Giving a career retrospective on his work as well as where he will go from here, cinematographer Laurie Rose offers a unique perspective into the film industry.

LUMA Workshop: Lights, Camera, Action 1.0 - Cinematography for Beginners

Saturday 17 June 2017

From operating the camera to lighting the scene - don`t miss this crash course.

LUMA Panel Discussion: What’s Next? How to Become an Actor and a Filmmaker After Leaving Film School

Saturday 17 June 2017

LUMA in discussion with producer and writer Tony Bracewell.

LUMA Workshop: How to Act for the Director and Direct for the Actor

Saturday 17 June 2017

A LUMA Workshop with Anna Dawson (YAFTA) on the Do’s and Don’ts of Creative Collaboration

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Friday 16 June 2017

A beautiful woman, Alcmena, is the object of the God Jupiter’s desire. To seduce her, he assumes the body of her husband Amphitryon, before his return from battle. How long before Jupiter’s ruse is discovered? What will the consequences be for the humans he deceives?

John Dryden's Amphitryon; or, The Two Sosias

Thursday 15 June 2017

A beautiful woman, Alcmena, is the object of the God Jupiter’s desire. To seduce her, he assumes the body of her husband Amphitryon, before his return from battle. How long before Jupiter’s ruse is discovered? What will the consequences be for the humans he deceives?

A Comedy of Us Jews

Tuesday 13 June 2017

A light-hearted short musical about a Jewish clothing merchant who falls in love with his Parisian mannequin. Written in 1940 by Jac Weinstein of the Helsinki Jewish community and performed by University of York students.

A Comedy of Us Jews

Tuesday 13 June 2017

A light-hearted short musical about a Jewish clothing merchant who falls in love with his Parisian mannequin. Written in 1940 by Jac Weinstein of the Helsinki Jewish community and performed by University of York students.

Scriptwriting Masterclass: Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran form the most successful television comedy scriptwriting partnership active today. Join them for a masterclass as they share some of the secrets of their craft.

A Comedy of Us Jews

Monday 12 June 2017

A light-hearted short musical about a Jewish clothing merchant who falls in love with his Parisian mannequin. Written in 1940 by Jac Weinstein of the Helsinki Jewish community and performed by University of York students.

A Comedy of Us Jews

Monday 12 June 2017

A light-hearted short musical about a Jewish clothing merchant who falls in love with his Parisian mannequin. Written in 1940 by Jac Weinstein of the Helsinki Jewish community and performed by University of York students.

Platform presents: 'Festen'

Saturday 10 June 2017

A family gather to celebrate their Father’s 60th birthday in the wake of a bereavement, a dinner party where the past shows its face in the form of violent accusations. A dark comedy that balances the horror of what has happened with the moral facades put up to conceal the truth.

Platform presents: 'Festen'

Friday 9 June 2017

A family gather to celebrate their Father’s 60th birthday in the wake of a bereavement; a dinner party where the past shows its face in the form of violent accusations. A dark comedy that balances the horror of what has happened with the moral facades put up to conceal the truth.

Platform presents: 'Festen'

Thursday 8 June 2017

A family gather to celebrate their Father’s 60th birthday in the wake of a bereavement; a dinner party where the past shows its face in the form of violent accusations. A dark comedy that balances the horror of what has happened with the moral facades put up to conceal the truth.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day - Registration Open

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Join the Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Tuesday 6th June, 3.00-5.00pm.

Stockholm My Love: A pre-release screening & masterclass with the director

Thursday 1 June 2017

With his latest film, 'Stockholm My Love', starring actor, singer and songwriter Neneh Cherry, acclaimed documentarian Mark Cousins moves into fiction with an intriguing film, perhaps best described as a city symphony. Don`t miss this very special final masterclass in the summer term!

TaPRA Interim Event: Performer Training Working Group symposium

Monday 22 May 2017

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television is delighted to welcome the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) for the Performer Training Working Group's Interim Event.

"Speak the speech...trippingly on the tongue": Performing Shakespearean Verse

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Prof Michael Cordner and Dr Tom Cantrell (TFTV, University of York) explore, via analysis and practical experiment, how the changing nature of Shakespeare's verse writing across his career gradually transformed the challenges he set for his actors.

Believe: A trio of new documentary plays investigating in a post-truth world

Saturday 13 May 2017

The Second year BA Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance students present a trio of documentary plays investigating our post-truth world.

Believe: A trio of new documentary plays investigating in a post-truth world

Friday 12 May 2017

The Second year BA Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance students present a trio of documentary plays investigating our post-truth world.

Believe: A trio of new documentary plays investigating in a post-truth world

Thursday 11 May 2017

The Second year BA Theatre: Writing, Directing and Performance students present a trio of documentary plays investigating our post-truth world.

TV Entertainment Masterclass

Wednesday 10 May 2017

A masterclass with David G. Croft from the National Film and Television School.

Snap, Crackle and Pop: understanding the relationship between dialogue intelligibility and SFX for accessible broadcast audio

Monday 8 May 2017

In this talk Lauren Ward (Acoustics Research Centre, University of Salford) will introduce the history of accessible broadcast audio for Hard of Hearing listeners and the current work being undertaken to characterise the relationship between dialogue, SFX and intelligibility.

Directing and Scriptwriting Masterclass

Monday 8 May 2017

A masterclass not to miss with theatre director Sean Holmes and award-winning playwright Simon Stephens.

TFTV Research Seminar: `Believing in robots`

Wednesday 3 May 2017

This research seminar will reflect backwards to some of Louise LePage`s work on the role of robots on theatre stages.

Sex and the swinging sixties: A history of British cinema

Thursday 27 April 2017

This talk explores the phenomenon that was 1960s British cinema by considering some of the key films and individuals who gave the decade its distinctive style and impact. The talk will be followed by a free drinks reception (with 1960s-themed cocktails), live music and an interactive installation in the 3Sixty space.

Postgraduate Live Online Chat: Register now!

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Join the Postgraduate Live Online Chat on 26th April, 4.00-5.00pm.

Graduate Research Seminar

Wednesday 26 April 2017

An overview to our PhD research projects.

Cancelled: Documentary Masterclass

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Unfortunately, the masterclass with Peter Dale from the National Film and Television School had to be rescheduled for the Autumn term.

Comedy Showcase

Tuesday 14 March 2017

2nd Year BA Theatre comedy exams: Flying through time from Shakespeare to Sam Steiner`s hugely successful 2015 debut Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons.

Careers in VFX - Industry Masterclass

Tuesday 14 March 2017

This masterclass is primarily aimed at those interested in forging a career in VFX, but as Jonathan Rawlinson has a very long and distinguished history in film project development and production, anyone with an interest in working with story should consider attending.

Comedy Showcase

Monday 13 March 2017

2nd year BA Theatre comedy exams: Flying through time from Shakespeare to Sam Steiner`s hugely successful 2015 debut Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons.

Turcaret

Saturday 11 March 2017

Early Modern theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students: A play where money calls the shots. Turcaret seems to rule the roost, but changes are coming.

The Liar

Saturday 11 March 2017

Early Modern theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students: Paris is changing and lying is the fashion. Dorante, newly returned to the capital, is out for adventure, ready to make his name through charm, charisma and elaborate lies.

The Liar

Friday 10 March 2017

Early Modern theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students: Paris is changing and lying is the fashion. Dorante, newly returned to the capital, is out for adventure, ready to make his name through charm, charisma and elaborate lies.

Turcaret

Thursday 9 March 2017

Early Modern theatre production staged by 3rd year BA students: A play where money calls the shots. Turcaret seems to rule the roost, but changes are coming.

‘The Moose’ as Movie: Elizabeth Bishop as Screenwriter-Poet

Wednesday 8 March 2017

In Colm Tóibín’s 2015 book on the twentieth-century American poet, Elizabeth Bishop, he suggests the perspective in her poem, ‘The Moose,’ moves ‘in the same way a camera can move from filming a scene to filming a face to filming the world as seen by the eyes in that face.’ This presentation will take up ‘The Moose’ as a case study for filmic readings of poetry, testing the limits of such comparisons.

PG Showcase Screening

Wednesday 1 March 2017

TFTV Master students proudly present a showcase of their recent work.

Narrative Design Masterclass

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Cara Ellison is a video game narrative designer and author. She has written for The Guardian, VICE, Kotaku, PC Gamer, Paste Magazine and the New Statesman, and is co-writer on Charlie Brooker’s How Videogames Changed the World. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and Wired, and she was one of the Guardian’s Top Ten Young People In Digital Media 2014.

Lunchtime Research Forum

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Presentations of current TFTV research projects.

From Prince to Pavarotti: What makes a great voice.

Wednesday 15 February 2017

“The Human Voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play” Richard Strauss.

‘Somewhere Between Science and Superstition’: Religious Outrage, Horrific Science and The Exorcist

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Science and religion pervade the 1973 horror The Exorcist (1973) and the film exists, as the movie’s tagline suggests, ‘somewhere between science and superstition’. Using recently released archival materials, Amy C. Chambers will show the depth of research conducted by writer/director William Friedkin in his commitment to presenting and exploring emerging scientific procedures and accurate Catholic ritual.

Content Creation Masterclass

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Former founder of Indie Mobile and then MD of [PIAS] Media, Seth Johnson has spent more than a decade at the intersection of artists, brands and technology, where he has produced groundbreaking marketing campaigns for the likes of Skype, O2, Reebok, Gorillaz, Oasis, Thom Yorke, Katy Perry, Imogen Heap and 2ManyDJs. Following a management buyout, he founded tech-led creative agency Strange Thoughts in 2013.

A Mouthful Of Birds

Saturday 4 February 2017

Conducted by an ancient god, the lives of seven people are forced beyond time and space into a world that hinges between sanity and madness.

A Mouthful Of Birds

Friday 3 February 2017

Conducted by an ancient god, the lives of seven people are forced beyond time and space into a world that hinges between sanity and madness.

A Mouthful Of Birds

Thursday 2 February 2017

Conducted by an ancient god, the lives of seven people are forced beyond time and space into a world that hinges between sanity and madness.

Graduation Reception 20th January

Friday 20 January 2017

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television would like to invite you and your guests to a Graduation drinks and canapé reception on Friday 20th January 2017 at 11.30am in the TFTV department, after your degree ceremony has taken place.

Short Film Screening: Lunch with Family

Wednesday 30 November 2016

How creative can you be with a smartphone's camera and no crew? Come and see for yourself!

POMONA

Saturday 26 November 2016

“It’s a hole. A hole in the middle of the city. Looks like what the world’ll be in a few thousand years.”

The Wonderful World Of Dissocia

Saturday 26 November 2016

On the hunt for the hour she lost somewhere over the Atlantic, Lisa Jones is transported to Dissocia, a world that is not as magical as it seems. A fantastical and hilarious romp through a new magical land, which is definitely not for all the family. Expect Insecurity Guards, a Scape-Goat, and lots and lots of hotdogs.

POMONA

Thursday 24 November 2016

“It’s a hole. A hole in the middle of the city. Looks like what the world’ll be in a few thousand years.”

The Wonderful World Of Dissocia

Wednesday 23 November 2016

On the hunt for the hour she lost somewhere over the Atlantic, Lisa Jones is transported to Dissocia, a world that is not as magical as it seems. "If you like Alice in Wonderland but there’s not enough sex and violence in it, then Dissocia is the show for you." ~ Anthony Neilson

The Wonderful World Of Dissocia

Wednesday 23 November 2016

On the hunt for the hour she lost somewhere over the Atlantic, Lisa Jones is transported to Dissocia, a world that is not as magical as it seems. "If you like Alice in Wonderland but there’s not enough sex and violence in it, then Dissocia is the show for you." ~ Anthony Neilson

POMONA

Tuesday 22 November 2016

“It’s a hole. A hole in the middle of the city. Looks like what the world’ll be in a few thousand years.”

The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays

Monday 21 November 2016

‘The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays’ invites participants to immerse themselves in medieval York by listening to recreated soundscapes of the 16th century. The installation `The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays` is part of the Being Human Festival 2016 and open to visitors in Bedern Hall in York from 18th - 21st November 2016.

The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays

Sunday 20 November 2016

‘The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays’ invites participants to immerse themselves in medieval York by listening to recreated soundscapes of the 16th century. The installation `The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays` is part of the Being Human Festival 2016 and open to visitors in Bedern Hall in York from 18th - 21st November 2016.

The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays

Saturday 19 November 2016

‘The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays’ invites participants to immerse themselves in medieval York by listening to recreated soundscapes of the 16th century. The installation `The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays` is part of the Being Human Festival 2016 and open to visitors in Bedern Hall in York from 18th - 21st November 2016.

The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays

Friday 18 November 2016

‘The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays’ invites participants to immerse themselves in medieval York by listening to recreated soundscapes of the 16th century. Dr Mariana Lopez will open the installation with a talk on the project on Friday 18 November.

Documentary Filmmaking Masterclass

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Rehad Desai is a Documentary Filmmaker based on Johannesburg, South Africa. He has conceived and produced over twenty documentary films, many of which have received critical acclaim and wide festival take-up.

Aesthetica Short Film Festival - University of York Showcase Screening

Saturday 5 November 2016

Eight extraordinary films made by our FTP students showcased at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival on big screen.

Research Seminar Series - Autumn 2016

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Research Seminar Series - Autumn 2016. Contributors and Topics include: Dr Sarah Atkinson (King's College London) "Simulacinema: Production as Reception in Contemporary Spaces of Film Consumption" Professor David Barnett (University of York, TFTV) "Investigating the Politics of Intimacy: A Brechtian Production of Patrick Marber's Closer" Professor Andrew Prescott (University of Glasgow; AHRC Digital Transformation Leadership Fellow) "Digital transformation: continuity or disruption?" Dr Laura Mayne (University of York, TFTV) "The Changing British Cinema Programme in the 1960s: A View from the Producers, the Distributors, the Exhibitors and the Audience"

A Shakespeare Performance Masterclass

Wednesday 26 October 2016

The Olivier Award-winning actor Oliver Ford Davies is a Professional Associate of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York and gave the 2011 Cantor Modern Art Lecture at the University on Did Gertrude Know? Some Problems in Performing Shakespeare.

Playwriting Masterclass

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Alistair McDowall is a multi-award-winning and critically acclaimed young playwright who grew up in the North East of England. His plays include the hugely successful X (Royal Court, 2016), Pomona (National Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre 2015/Orange Tree Theatre 2014), Talk Show (Royal Court, 2013), Captain Amazing (Live Theatre, 2013) and Brilliant Adventures (Royal Exchange Theatre 2013) – winner of a Judges Award at the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting. Alistair has previously worked with the Royal Court, Royal Exchange, Live Theatre, Paines Plough and the National Theatre Studio. Dr Alison Peirse is a Lecturer in Writing for Screen and Stage at TFTV. Alison won a BBC WritersRoom/Ideas Tap competition for her script 'In My Skin', was selected for Channel 4's 4Talent scriptwriting strand, and trained in playwriting with High Tide Festival Theatre company at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre. She is also a script developer, working with a range of award winning writers, independent producers including Colin Vaines (Gangs of New York, Coriolanus) and Bekki Wray-Rogers (This is England ‘86, Four Lions, Utopia), production companies Origin Pictures and BBC Films, and funding bodies Screen Yorkshire and Northern Film and Media. She is script editor on forthcoming British horror film Dark Beacon, now in post-production. http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/xtheplay http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/mcdowall-plays-1-9781350007451/ https://twitter.com/allypeirse https://twitter.com/DarkBeaconMovie

Rehearsed Reading of New Documentary Play

Monday 17 October 2016

Join us for a rehearsed reading of this important new play, built from verbatim testimonies of the last remaining York Normandy Veterans, ‘Bomb Happy’ follows their first hand experiences from D-day to VE day.

Visual Effects Masterclass

Wednesday 12 October 2016

Eugénie von Tunzelmann is a visual effects artist, working on Interstellar, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and many others. Eugénie first worked at Framestore in the R&D department, working in film and television, and then moved to Double Negative in 2004, one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film with facilities in London, Mumbai and Vancouver. She has specialised in volumetric fluid effects for a number of years, making steam on Batman Begins, magic effects on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and fire on Hellboy II: The Golden Army. She worked as crowd simulation supervisor on John Carter, for which she co-developed a crowd simulation system. More recently, Eugenie worked as FX Supervisor on Man of Steel, then as CG Supervisor on Interstellar, working with physicists and simulating black holes. Dr Guy Schofield is a Lecturer in Interactive Media and Filmmaking at TFTV. He has worked as a freelance artist and designer, making work for (among others), galleries, games companies, festivals, record-labels and animation studios. From 2008, he also worked as a researcher in human computer interaction at Culture Lab, Newcastle before joining TFTV in 2015. His art practice has two main strands: narrative environments and the relationship of image to music in film and live AV performance. He makes videos, sculpture, installations, performances and software. https://twitter.com/eugenievt http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1590981/ http://www.dneg.com/home/double-negative-about-us/ https://guyschofield.wordpress.com

Closer

Friday 7 October 2016

To all appearances, Closer by Patrick Marber is a play that follows the fickle fortunes of four characters as they hook up and break up with each other. This production, however, takes a Brechtian approach to staging the play in a bid to uncover types of behaviour and to place them in the context of the mid-1990s.

Running your own Games Company Masterclass

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Mark Jawdoszak is MD of Gaslight Games, founded in 2008 as a MOD team to develop an entry in the Epic Games and Intel Make Something Unreal competition. Gaslight Games changed focus in 2009 when the Get in the Game event opened its doors. With backing from Sony, Get in the Game gave independent video games developers the chance to pitch their concepts to the cream of the crop and potentially receive funding and support from the best at SCEE. In 2010, Gaslight Games developed their debut game Skin Ink and entered this into the Dare with Bamboo competition, run by Wacom – the Worlds largest art tablet manufacturer. Throughout 2011, Gaslight Games was published in notable magazines Making Games and EDGE, and gave workshops at the British Science Festival. Beyond developing their own titles, Gaslight Games creates 3rd party applications and technologies for a wide variety of aspects including martial arts and interactive marketing. Dr Ben Kirman is a Lecturer in Interactive Media at TFTV and a member of the Digital Creativity Hub. His area of interest is in the application of gameful, playful and critical design in non-game contexts. This includes using games and other playful interventions to teach, critique, challenge and provoke. He’s especially interested in how games can create exciting or challenging new experiences at the edge of expectations and good taste, based on playing with technological and cultural norms. The BBC, New Scientist, Wired, Guardian, TIME, Metro and the New York Times have covered his work. http://www.gaslightgames.co.uk https://twitter.com/GaslightGames http://ben.kirman.org http://www.digitalcreativity.ac.uk This event is only open to TFTV staff and students.

Death and Culture Conference

Thursday 1 September 2016

How can we, as academics, understand cultural responses to mortality?

Graduation 2016

Friday 15 July 2016

We look forward to celebrating your success with you

Sir Karl Jenkins: Still with the Music

Sunday 19 June 2016

The music of Sir Karl Jenkins transcends boundaries of style, genre, language and nationality to communicate a profoundly moving message of peace. His works include The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, performed over 1500 times in 20 countries.

Surround Sound: Past, Present and Future

Thursday 16 June 2016

Surround sound is a way to create immersive audio experiences through placing multiple loudspeakers around an audience, in the cinema, theatre or at home. The development of surround sound as we know it has had a rich and varied history, but has largely focused on increasing the number of loudspeakers around the audience for a more immersive experience. But can this strategy realistically be employed in the home?

Seeing With Your Ears: Film and Television for Visually Impaired Audiences

Monday 13 June 2016

How can soundtracks for people who are visually impaired be made more engaging and spatially accurate? Join Mariana Lopez of Anglia Ruskin University and Gavin Kearney of the University of York to find out.

Luma Film Festival

Saturday 11 June 2016

Now in its fifth year, the LUMA Film Festival was created by University of York students to champion the work of budding filmmakers.

Hyde Park by James Shirley

Friday 10 June 2016

A hundred suitors cannot be half the trouble of a husband!

Harlequin in the Ghetto

Thursday 2 June 2016

In the World War Two Jewish ghetto at Theresienstadt, a young prisoner wrote a play in the commedia dell'arte style about a question of urgent interest to them all: would Harlequin the lovable clown escape the clutches of the Capitano?

Registration is now open for the Department of Theatre, Film, Television 7th Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Tuesday 31 May 2016

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television is currently welcoming proposals from postgraduate students for our annual postgraduate symposium. This symposium aims to explore reality, imagination, metafiction, and hyperreality in the Creative and Visual Arts.

9 Million and Counting

Thursday 5 May 2016

An estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011. That number is still rising.

Television Directing Masterclass with Stefan Schwartz

Thursday 21 April 2016

Stefan is a major television director in both the US and UK, having directed THE AMERICANS, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, THE WALKING DEAD, DEXTER, SPOOKS, BEING HUMAN, HUSTLE and LUTHER, amongst many others. Stefan also works as a screenwriter, having signed a three-year deal to write and direct for Miramax, where he teamed up with notable producers such as Laurence Bender and Jennifer and Suzanne Todd.

Masterclass with Game Designer and Game Artist Jon Hare

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Jon Hare is CEO of Tower Studios and has a rich history in the business of computer games - his primary roles within the industry have been those of business development, creative direction and games promotion. Jon is one of the most highly rated games designers in Europe having been creative director or lead designer on over 30 games in the last 27 years on over 20 formats, from Sinclair Spectrum to Apple iPad.

The Smoke of Home

Saturday 16 April 2016

The Smoke of Home is a recently rediscovered 45-minute play written in the Terezín (Theresienstadt) ghetto

George Dandin by Molière and The Suitors by Jean Racine

Saturday 5 March 2016

The University of York Department of Theatre, Film & Television Presents Comedy Double Bill: George Dandin by Molière and The Suitors by Jean Racine translated by Ranjit Bolt and Richard Wilbur.

Masterclass with Senior Games Designer Catherine Woolley

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Catherine has created interactive books for Nintendo DS and has worked on the final two games of the Harry Potter game series.

Masterclass with Screenwriter Tom de Ville

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Tom de Ville is a screenwriter on NBC's Hannibal.

Delirium

Thursday 28 January 2016

How far would you go in a world without morals or humanity?

Q&A with playwright David Edgar

Wednesday 27 January 2016

David is one of Britain's leading playwrights, who has written extensively for the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, for whom he wrote a multi-award winning adaptation of Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby. He founded Britain's first playwriting MA and was President of the Writers' Guild.

Graduation January 2016

Saturday 23 January 2016

Graduation drinks and canapé reception

Q&A with Oscar nominated Armando Iannucci

Saturday 23 January 2016

Armando Iannucci's credits span radio, film and television, and include THE THICK OF IT, IN THE LOOP, and VEEP, whose fourth HBO season begins in April 2015. Listen to a Guardian podcast with Iannucci and Steve Coogan in conversation on 'how to be funny.

Masterclass with Theatre and Television Writers and Producers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's work includes Birds of a Feather (BBC, 1989-98).

TFTV Graduates Andy Lake and Christian Smith

Friday 4 December 2015

Screening of sitcom Humble Pie and Q&A

The Revenger's Tragedy

Tuesday 1 December 2015

Savage wit, Machiavellian intrigue and brutal violence combine in a play that is both thrillingly theatrical and a shockingly modern parable for our times.

The Wheel

Wednesday 25 November 2015

How long would you journey? How hard would you fight? How far would you go to reunite a child with her father?

The Cosmonauts

Tuesday 24 November 2015

Keith and Vivienne’s relationship has entered a downward spiral. Natasja dreams of leaving her life behind when a Norwegian negotiator offers her hope.

Dying For It

Thursday 29 October 2015

Hallway-dwelling Semyon is disheartened with life. When his last hope for self-respect disappears, Semyon decides to take his own life. But word gets out and he find himself inundated with sympathetic visitors - begging him to die on their behalf. Suddenly he's an important man and on the night of his proposed suicide events spiral out of control.

Masterclass with Visual Artist Joseph Popper

Wednesday 21 October 2015

Joseph Popper is a visual artist who examines space travel and other human technological endeavours by imagining future narratives and simulating fictional experiences.

A Theatre Masterclass with Michael Billington

Friday 9 October 2015

Which are the 101 Greatest Plays?

Outsiders

Thursday 1 October 2015

The sun was beating down on the beach. Five shots rang out and a man fell to the ground. A nameless Arab, dead.

Graduation July 2015

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Congratulations to all our students graduating on Wednesday 15 July 2015.

Live Theatre Broadcast Symposium

Thursday 25 June 2015

A symposium examining the rise of live-stream theatre broadcasts

LUMA Film Festival 2015

Saturday 13 June 2015

LUMA 2015 is a free festival, and everyone is invited to come and share in this entertaining and memorable event. We promise you won’t be disappointed!

DEMONS

Friday 12 June 2015

What are you prepared to do to change the world? What would you damage? Who would you destroy?

King Lear

Tuesday 12 May 2015

King Lear is the story of a family at war with itself. Lear, an aging and deeply flawed individual, wrecks his relationship with his three daughters and in doing so, loses all he has. What is there left? This question, which is Lear’s predicament and Shakespeare’s genius, invites us all to think upon what we might gain when nothing is all we have.

This is a Public Announcement

Thursday 7 May 2015

The students have created three fun and exciting performances: Connections, Making Tracks and Unattended.

Re-visiting Melodrama in Contemporary Television Symposium

Friday 27 March 2015

This symposium will examine the melodramatic mode in contemporary television, and interrogate its influence on tone, storytelling, screenwriting, reception, as well as the television industry.

European Historical Drama in the Digital Age - A One-Day Conference

Tuesday 17 March 2015

This one-day conference, organised by the MeCETES project with the financial support of HERA, the Centre for Digital Heritage and Department of Theatre Film and Television, University of York, brings together some of Europe’s leading film and television scholars to discuss historical drama in contemporary Europe.

Double Take - Pierre Marivaux’s Les Acteurs and La Dispute(In English Translations)

Thursday 5 March 2015

Final year ‘Writing, Directing & Performance’ students will be performing ‘Double Take’, a double bill of two comic masterpieces, in specially commissioned translations, by the greatest of 18th Century French playwrights, Pierre Marivaux.

Theatre in the Theresienstadt Ghetto: Newly Discovered Works

Saturday 7 February 2015

The UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies and the University of York Department of Theatre, Film and Television are proud to present a student production of newly discovered works by prisoners in the World War II Jewish ghetto at Theresienstadt (in Czech, Terezín) in association with the Bloomsbury Theatre and the project 'Performing the Jewish Archive,' funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

On Ego

Thursday 5 February 2015

How does the brain construct a self? What are we? Skin, bone and a hundred billion brain cells? Or is there something more? How does the darkness inside our skulls become a world of people and places, pleasure and pain, love and loss? On Ego is a powerful exploration of identity, humanity and what it means to be unique.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Thursday 29 January 2015

The World War II Jewish ghetto at Theresienstadt (in Czech, Terezín) was a site of great suffering and deprivation. It was also the site of a vibrant cultural life, initiated by the prisoners themselves. Many works of music and visual art were preserved, but most traces of the theatrical life of the ghetto were thought lost – until now.

Michael Frayn in Conversation

Friday 23 January 2015

Michael Frayn is one of the most distinguished of living writers. A distinguished, novelist, translator and screenwriter,he is also one of the UK's leading playwrights.

'State of Affairs' and 'Where Nothing Arrives'

Thursday 8 January 2015

York Performance Award recipients Outbreak Theatre and The Hardy proudly present a double bill of 'State of Affairs' and 'Where Nothing Arrives'.

Playhouse Creatures: Performances take place on Wednesday 26th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November 2014

Wednesday 26 November 2014

The stage is set for the first female actors as they pursue a world of enchantment and desire. But things are never as they seem behind the scenes… the beasts are on the prowl

Nothing Compares to You

Tuesday 25 November 2014

The bonnet of the car is pushed at such speed, it penetrates her chest, slicing her in two.

Bill Vinten GTC University Award

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Awards throw spotlight on student camera operators

SoniHED - Conference on Sonification of Health and Environmental Data

Friday 12 September 2014

This Conference will bring together experts in the fields of sonification, sound design, health sciences and environmental science to evaluate and discuss novel sonic ways to engage with data.

LUMA Film Festival 2014

Saturday 21 June 2014

The festival will feature guest speakers, workshops and screenings.

The Provoked Wife

Friday 20 June 2014

A hilarious play about marriage, courtship - and temptation!

Room for Debate: A triple bill of new verbatim plays about the Bedroom Tax

Thursday 15 May 2014

Three plays "Home Truths", "Where I Lay my Head" and "Food Bank Poor"

Tartuffe

Friday 7 March 2014

Our final year students present Moliere's classic Tartuffe

The Illusion

Thursday 6 March 2014

The University of York presents Pierre Corneille's The Illusion, adapted by Tony Kuschner, prize winning playwright of Angels in America.

Vernon God Little

Thursday 6 February 2014

Tanya Ronder's Olivier nominated adaptation of DBC Pierre's prize-winning novel, Vernon God Little is a irreverent, dark comedy which premiered at The Young Vic in 2007 and was revived due to popular demand in 2011.

Graduation January 2014

Friday 24 January 2014

All our students graduating in January 2014 are invited to a Graduation Reception after the Ceremony.

Punk Rock

Wednesday 27 November 2013

See our final year students perform the Punk Rock production, a play by celebrated Olivier Award-winning playwright and University of York graduate, Simon Stephens.

Motortown

Tuesday 26 November 2013

See our final year students perform the Motortown production, a play by celebrated Olivier Award-winning playwright and University of York graduate, Simon Stephens.

Department Visit Day

Saturday 2 November 2013

The Department is holding a visit day for all three degree programmes on Saturday 2 November 2013

Colder Than Here

Thursday 31 October 2013

TFTV Theatre Society presents Laura Wade's "Colder Than Here"

Digital Heritage 2013: Interfaces with the Past

Saturday 6 July 2013

Registration is open NOW until 15 June for the Digital Heritage 2013. Please register early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. The CDH 2013 programme is available for download

Symposium: Perspectives on Sound Design


Friday 5 July 2013

This symposium brings together leading international academics, researchers and practitioners to discuss the definition and boundaries of the emergent field of sound design.

The Place of Public ServiceBroadcasting: Transnationalism, Localism and Identity in the Digital Age

Thursday 4 July 2013

This conference will examine the rapidly changing nexus of concerns around the role of public service broadcasting in an era marked by the advent of digital distribution, the expansion of bandwidth and, arguably, the diminishing importance of the national as a locus of identity for broadcasting.

Luma Film Festival 2013

Saturday 22 June 2013

Join us in our luxurious 143 seat digital cinema for 2 hours-worth of TFTV’s best short films. Maybe you’ll laugh, maybe you’ll cry – we know you’ll be entertained! This showcase, spread across the festival weekend, aims to promote the impressive range of talent that can be found amongst the students of TFTV. From story to editing to cinematography to sound, the films shown here exercise outstanding finesse in the diverse disciplines of cinema, and offer an exciting glimpse into the future of British film.

The Dutch Courtesan

Thursday 20 June 2013

From 20 June to 22 June 2013 John Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan will be staged at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York. This is the latest in a continuing series of productions of plays from the early modern repertoire.

Art out of crisis: A play from the Jewish ghetto

Sunday 16 June 2013

The UK premiere of The Smoke of Home, a play written in the World War II Jewish Ghetto at Theresienstadt, forms the centerpiece of an afternoon of engagement with the question: in times of crisis, why do some societies respond with art?

Renaissance Reincarnations on the Page

Saturday 15 June 2013

This event explores how Renaissance afterlives are created in Historical Fiction and Biography

Neo-Victorian Villainy: Adaptation and Reinvention on Stage, Page and Screen

Saturday 25 May 2013

A one-day symposium aiming to facilitate cross-disciplinary discussion.

4th Annual Postgraduate Symposium

Friday 24 May 2013

Pip Piper and Neil Hillman will be discussing the production of their latest film, Last Shop Standing.

Stories from the Cocoa City - A triple bill of original plays telling the true stories of those who worked in York's chocolate industry

Thursday 16 May 2013

Do you like chocolate? Yes. Do you love chocolate? Yes. But do you know chocolate...?

Public Masterclass a celebration of Barry Took's comic scriptwriting

Wednesday 8 May 2013

A celebration, through performance, of the inventive genius of one of the most influential voices in British comedy over the last half century

Cinematic (ab)normality - Centre for Modern Studies Postgraduate Forum seminar

Monday 6 May 2013

This seminar will bring together research from two PhD students working on cinema.

Renaissance Reincarnations in the Theatre

Thursday 14 March 2013

An opportunity to observe the rehearsal process of our team of and director Tom Wright, as they prepare scenes from The School of Night Peter Whelan’s The School of Night, and to witness the practical process whereby Renaissance afterlives are created within the theatre for a twenty-first-century audience.

Special Masterclass to be delivered by the award-winning playwright Nick Payne

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Special Masterclass to be delivered by one of the UK's leading young playwrights and alumnus of the University of York

The Pillowman

Thursday 7 February 2013

Award winning play by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh will be performed in the department's state of the art black box studio.

A Masterclass By Michael Billington on Alan Ayckbourn's "A Small Family Business"

Friday 23 November 2012

Michael Billington, the Guardian's theatre critic, will direct scenes from and discuss Ayckbourn's inventive and prescient state-of-the-nation play, A Small Family Business - in front of the writer himself, who will join in the discussion.

Department Research Seminars 2012

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Department of Thetre Film and Television announced Research Seminars for Autumn term 2012.

Laura Wade Masterclass

Wednesday 7 November 2012

The theatre masterclasses for this academic year kick off with a very special eventwhen LAURA WADE, one of the UK's most celebrated younger playwrights and one of TFTV's Professional Associates, will be visiting us.

University Open Day

Saturday 29 September 2012

If you are thinking of studying on one of our Undergraduate courses but would like to visit before deciding for sure, you should book a place on one of the University of York Open Days.

BA Writing, Directing and Performance Graduation

Thursday 12 July 2012

The department would like to congratulate all our graduating students and invite them to a celebratory drinks reception and buffet after the graduation ceremony.

Playing the Small Screen Symposium

Friday 6 July 2012

A one-day symposium on acting for television: ‘Playing the Small Screen’

University Open Day

Wednesday 4 July 2012

If you are thinking of studying on one of our Undergraduate courses but would like to visit before deciding for sure, you should book a place on one of the University of York Open Days.

Luma Film Festival

Saturday 30 June 2012

Students from the Department of Theatre, Film and Television are gearing up for a brand new annual film festival to celebrate and champion their work.

York Festival of Ideas: Ayckbourn Shorts

Saturday 23 June 2012

An evening of performances from staff and students of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television celebrating the career of playwright, Alan Ayckbourn.

York Festival of Ideas: Business of Playwriting

Saturday 23 June 2012

Playwright Richard Bean and Royal Court Literary Manager, Chris Campbell, talk about writing for the theatre in a session chaired by Professor Mike Cordner.

York Festival of Ideas: Ayckbourn Shorts

Friday 22 June 2012

A richly funny programme of rare gems by the world’s most performed comic playwright.

Departmental Research Seminar

Wednesday 6 June 2012

At our next Departmental Research Seminar Peter Kirwan will give a presentation entitled 'Shakenstein: Remaking the Apocrypha in Shakespeare's Image.'

Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening

Saturday 10 March 2012

Our third year Writing, Directing and Performance students bring to you, Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening: Carlo Goldoni's Friends and Lovers and Pierre de Marivaux's The Game of Love and Chance.

Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening

Friday 9 March 2012

Our third year Writing, Directing and Performance students bring to you, Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening: Carlo Goldoni's Friends and Lovers and Pierre de Marivaux's The Game of Love and Chance.

Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening

Thursday 8 March 2012

Our third year Writing, Directing and Performance students bring to you, Two of a Kind? Two Plays in One Evening: Carlo Goldoni's Friends and Lovers and Pierre de Marivaux's The Game of Love and Chance.

Digital Humanities Symposium - Virtualisation and Heritage

Saturday 25 February 2012

This event seeks to bring together researchers and practitioners in the digital humanities who focus on different aspects of heritage.

Student performance: Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill

Saturday 11 February 2012

All are welcome to the Department's first ever student-led production in our superb new facilities on the Heslington East campus.

Student performance: Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill

Friday 10 February 2012

All are welcome to the Department's first ever student-led production in our superb new facilities on the Heslington East campus.

Student performance: Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill

Thursday 9 February 2012

All are welcome to the Department's first ever student-led production in our superb new facilities on the Heslington East campus.

Theatre Inaugural Lectures - Speaking the Speech: Actors, Scripts, Performances

Monday 6 February 2012

Professor Michael Cordner and Professor Mary Luckhurst

Evan Williams Guest Lecture

Wednesday 18 January 2012

Evan Williams, distinguished reporter and film maker, will be joining us for an informal lecture and question-and-answer session.

Première film screening of the department's first stage production: Thomas Middleton's 'A Mad World, My Masters'

Thursday 12 January 2012

Première film screening of the department of Theatre, Film and Television's first staff-directed stage production: Thomas Middleton's 'A Mad World, My Masters'.

Student Performance of Metamorphosis written by Steven Berkoff

Saturday 10 December 2011

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television would like to invite you to the second performance of Steven Berkoff's (after Kafka) Metamorphosis, created and performed by our third year students.

Student Performance of The Trial by Steven Berkoff

Saturday 10 December 2011

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television would like to invite you to the second performance of Steven Berkoff's The Trial, created and performed by our third year students.

Student Performance of Metamorphosis by Steven Berkoff

Friday 9 December 2011

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television would like to invite you to the first performance of Steven Berkoff's (after Kafka) Metamorphosis, created and performed by our third year students.

Student Performance of The Trial by Steven Berkoff

Thursday 8 December 2011

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television would like to invite you to performances of Steven Berkoff's (after Kafka) The Trial and Metamorphosis. These are created and performed by our third year students.

Entertainment is a Serious Business

Wednesday 7 December 2011

A guest lecture from one of Britain’s leading entertainment producers and television executives.

Postgraduate Open Day

Wednesday 7 December 2011

The next University-wide Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday 7 December 2011. Booking is essential. The will be opportunities to tour the Department and meet with members of staff.

Making great TV and protecting your success

Thursday 24 November 2011

Managing Director of ITV Studios Denise O’Donoghue will lead a discussion on the process of making great television at the University of York.

Departmental Visit Afternoon for Prospective Undergraduate Students

Wednesday 23 November 2011

An opportunity for prospective undergraduate students to visit the department, meeting with staff from both our programmes and touring the facilities.

Departmental Visit Afternoon for Prospective Undergraduate Students

Wednesday 9 November 2011

An opportunity for prospective undergraduate students to visit the department, meeting with staff from both our programmes and touring the facilities.

Sir Donald Sinden Theatre Masterclass

Wednesday 2 November 2011

Sir Donald Sinden is one of the UK's most distinguished actors. In this masterclass Sir Donald will work, in front of an audience, with two student actors on a scene from one of the greatest of eighteenth-century English comedies, 'She Stoops to Conquer'. (He starred in Sir Peter Hall's 1993 production of Goldsmith's perennial masterpiece.)

Departmental Visit Afternoon for Prospective Undergraduate Students

Thursday 27 October 2011

An opportunity for prospective undergraduate students to visit the department, meeting with staff from both our programmes and touring the facilities.

'How Facebook Changed the World'

Monday 17 October 2011

Free screening of the BBC documentary "How Facebook Changed the World" followed by a Q&A session with producer Ricardo Pollack.

Things Unspeakable: Theatre after 1945. An international, interdisciplinary conference on theatre and human rights. 7-9 October 2011

Friday 7 October 2011

7-9 October 2011 This three-day conference gathers artistic practitioners and academic researchers engaged in reflection upon these questions and in the creation of new approaches to theatre, performance and human rights. The conference features presentations on theatre and torture; theatre and censorship; discourses of the unspeakable; theatres of the body and silence; theatre, law and the unspeakable; theatres of witness, war and genocide; contemporary political theatre; theatre after 9/11.

Theatre and Ghosts: Renaissance to Present Day

Friday 1 July 2011

A conference on the theatre and ghosts, from the Renaissance to the present day. We are expecting rich cross-dialogue between cultures and periods.

A Mad World, My Masters

Thursday 23 June 2011

"A Mad World, My Masters" takes its audience on an exhilarating whirlwind ride through a series of plots and counterplots, with surprises around every corner and some of the cleverest comic plotting and dialogue written for the pre-civil war stage. It's the first staff-directed show on the superbly equipped main stage of the department's state-of-the-art new building.

TV Narratives Symposium

Saturday 28 May 2011

The narratives of TV drama have long since moved beyond the structural parameters of the single play, the serial and the series to embrace more hybrid, complex and expansive forms. This one-day symposium seeks to investigate such expansions in the form and content of TV narratives. What effects have changing trends in television narrative had upon television aesthetics, storytelling and spectatorship? How have they impacted upon the contributions of writers, producers, directors and performers working within TV drama?

2nd Annual Post Graduate Symposium

Friday 27 May 2011

This event seeks to encourage a wide array of research interests and to incorporate interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of theatre, film and television. We are interested in receiving submissions from postgraduate students researching any and all aspects of the three disciplines and are open to presentations incorporating less traditional research methods, including demonstrations of practical and creative work. The research interests of our own students will form the core of the day’s discussions, but we are happy to incorporate high quality work on any aspect of theatre, film and television.

A Dish Of Tea With Dr Johnson

Wednesday 2 March 2011

'A Dish of Tea with Dr Johnson' features actor Ian Redford as Dr Samuel Johnson and Russell Barr plays a host of other lively characters. Adapted from James Boswell's 'The Life of Samuel Johnson' and 'The Journal from a Tour of the Hebrides', the play brings to life Samuel Johnson, one of the great geniuses of the eighteenth century - wit, essayist, poet and lexicographer.

Rebuilding business and transforming teams: Archie Norman in conversation with Greg Dyke.

Friday 18 February 2011

Greg Dyke will interview Archie Norman, discussing his remarkable career and the new challenges which he now faces at the oldest commercial television network in the UK.

A Conversation with Rosemary Squire

Wednesday 2 February 2011

WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY, at 5.30 p.m., in the The Theatre: TFTV welcomes ROSEMARY SQUIRE (co-founder of the Ambassador Theatre Group, and recently voted no 1 in 'The Stage' Top 100 list for 2011) to discuss her career and the work of the Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's largest theatre owners and producers. ALL ARE WELCOME.

The King's Speech

Thursday 27 January 2011

The King's Speech starring Colin Firth is showing at City Screen from 7 January 2011. On Thursday 27 January after the 20:20 showing of the film there will be a discussion on actors playing real people. ***NB Note change of date from the 20th to the 27th!***

Siân Phillips in Conversation

Wednesday 26 January 2011

Siân Phillips in Conversation to celebrate the launch of Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People, eds Tom Cantrell and Professor Mary Luckhurst

Local Television in York

Monday 10 January 2011

Next week the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce whether or not the Government will press ahead with proposals for local television across Britain. On Monday evening Greg Dyke, Chairman of the Local Television Advisory Committee will urge the Secretaryof State to ‘bite the bullet’ and kick start the process which could see 80 local television services licensed within two years.

Beyond The Box Office

Friday 7 January 2011

A presentation and debate on the cultural impact of film and its relevance to our lives. The panel includes Sally Joynson, CEO Screen Yorkshire; Estelle Morris, Former Secretary of State for Education and Skills and Minister for the Arts; and Andy Harries, CEO Left Bank Pictures and Film and TV Producer

Guest Session with OSCAR and BAFTA winning Production Sound Mixer Ray Beckett

Tuesday 7 December 2010

Guest Session with OSCAR and BAFTA winning Production Sound Mixer Ray Beckett

Interactive session with Tony Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of FremantleMedia.

Thursday 2 December 2010

TONY COHEN is the Chief Executive Officer of Fremantle Media, the company behind such hits as The X Factor, Pop Idol, American Idol, Britain's Got Talent, Neighbours, and How Clean Is Your House. Tony has clear ideas about where the TV industry is going, and in particular what is going to happen in the next two to five years.

Freedom of Speech and Investigative Journalism

Thursday 18 November 2010

Ex BBC Director General Greg Dyke hosts a debate on press freedom and investigative journalism

Digital Technology and The Future of Television

Tuesday 16 November 2010

One of the most important innovators in modern TV outlines his vision of the future

Raising the Roof - A Comedy Review

Thursday 11 March 2010

Classic comedy material and brilliant new writing by TFTV students.

Masterclass

Friday 5 March 2010

A TFTV public masterclass with one of the leading figures in UK television, Caroline Thomson.

Professional Visitor Event

Thursday 27 November 2008

Gina Fattore talked about writing and producing in the Hollywood film and television industries