Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan, from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth, is to star in the second series of the popular BBC factual series A House Through Time.
The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries shares former soldier turned filmmaker, Aron Sayers, also working at the University of Portsmouth, has been nominated for a national film award in the same category as documentaries featuring David Attenborough, Trevor McDonald and Manchester City.
In the past year Searle Kochberg, from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, has been working on and collaborating with Liberal Judaism UK, Bucks New University, Coventry University and colleagues in CCI to create Ritual Reconstruction, a Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) research project.
Roughly 100 CCI students, staff and public members congregated for Ken Kirby’s talk on the ethics of documentary production, focusing on his 2014 BBC Panorama documentary ‘Don’t Cap My Benefits‘.
The Look of Silence, companion piece to the 2013 BAFTA-Winning documentary ‘The Act of Killing‘, will be screened at Vue Cinema, Gunwharf Quays on 14 June at 6pm. Through Director Joshua Oppenheimer’s work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discover how their son was murdered, and the identity of the men who killed him. The youngest brother
In July 2013 a team of student film makers lead by University of Portsmouth, Creative Technologies lecturer Jenn Feray were awarded a SLEEP grant of £3,000. The SLEEP funds allowed them to take part in an unusual and unique project called Tools for Life (T4L). T4L was an initiative set up by UK charity, Positive Women (PW)1, in association with their Swazi Partner organisation, SWAPOL, the project was to send a team of female UK carpenters to Swaziland to teach a group of rural Swazi women basic woodworking skills.