Department of Film and Creative Writing

Bringing together two dynamic and successful disciplines, we are committed to creative and critical practice in teaching and research. Our staff include internationally renowned scholars and award-winning writers.


Posted 02 May 2018

Breakfast brings in the crowds

As the current FTV cohort embarks upon this next phase of the MA, we wanted to take a moment to congratulate them on a fantastic achievement: an immersive screening of 80s classic movie The Breakfast Club, held in mid-March, which had the highest attendance ever for any FTV event.

Posted 27 April 2018

Dr Kate Ince's latest book wins prize

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)

Posted 25 January 2018

The Mirror Not Easily Seen Through by Hui-Han Chen

Tarkovsky's Mirror has been widely regarded as his most enigmatic film, due to its non-linear storyline and the combination of newsreel footage with fictional filmic sequences, and his most autobiographical work, with the film based on true incidents which took place in Tarkovsky's life.

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