News in B-Film

One Minute Movie Competition 2023

A duel, with bananas, in front of Old Joe, the University of Birmingham clock tower

The Dept of Film and Creative Writing is pleased to announce its One Minute Movie Competition, open to all University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni.

Student Film wins Learning on Screen Award

Photo of the screen where the winner of the Learning on Screen award was announced - Shattered, by the University of Birmingham

We are delighted to announce that an audio-visual dissertation by an MA Film and Television: Research and Production student has won a Learning on Screen Award.

The limits of reality

Film and Creative Writing's Jemma Saunders releases an epigraphic video essay about Ready Player One, partly shot in the streets of Birmingham. Follow her into the land of dreams!

Blue Plaque unveiled in honour of Hollywood actress

Blue Plaque of Madeleine Carroll, actor and humanitarian and Founder of Unicef's World Children's Day

The University of Birmingham has commemorated one of its most distinguished graduates, the actor and humanitarian, Madeleine Carroll, through the unveiling of a new commemorative Blue Plaque.

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.

Uprising; Spirit of '68: The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers, Gillo Pontecorvo's brilliant award-winning 1966 film chronicles events connected to Algeria's struggle for independence from France, the film's newsreel style provides an intimate portrait of state and non-state violence in an era of decolonisation.

Dr Kate Ince's latest book wins prize

Photograph of Dr Kate Ince

Dr Kate Ince wins BAFTSS Best Monograph of 2017 prize for The Body and the Screen: female subjectivities in contemporary women's cinema (Bloomsbury 2017)

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