An international conference on film, TV drama and the audiovisual industries in Europe
September 5-7, 2016
University of York, UK
From films like Ida, The Kings Speech and Intouchables to television dramas like The Bridge, Deutschland ’83 and Downton Abbey, there seems to be a new vitality to the European audiovisual industries. Organised by the HERA-funded project ‘Mediating Cultural Encounters through European Screens’ (MeCETES), this three-day event brings together academics, policymakers and industry professionals to discuss some of the latest trends in European film, TV drama and audiovisual policy. The MeCETES team will also be sharing the findings of their landmark pan-European research project. Registration open to all (£100 standard / £50 student).
- Are the UK film and TV industries part of Europe? Amanda Nevill (BFI), Tim Bevan (Working Title), Mike Downey (European Film Academy), Duncan Petrie (University of York)
- The Future of the Public Service Broadcasting Cassian Harrison (BBC Four), Katherine Sarikakis (University of Vienna), Ed Braman (University of York)
- Transnational adventures: European Screens, European Identity Daniela Berghan (Royal Holloway), Laura Rascaroli (University College Cork), Tim Bergfelder (University of Southampton)
- Well-travelled European drama Lucy Mazdon (University of Southampton), Paul Cooke (University of Leeds), Eva Novrup Redvall (University of Copenhagen)
- The state of European cinema Will Higbee (University of Exeter), Angus Finney (London Film School), Michael Franklin (Goldsmiths University of London)
- Key trends in European film and TV drama – findings from the MeCETES project University of York: Andrew Higson, Huw Jones, Roderik Smits, Martina Lovascio / University of Copenhagen: Ib Bondebjerg, Eva Novrup Redvall, Rasmus Helles, Henrik Søndergaard, Signe Sophus Lai / Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Caroline Pauwels, Tim Raats, Ilse Schooneknaep
Plus 40 research papers covering the latest work on cultural diversity, transnational audiences, co-productions, historical drama, national representation, small national cinemas, production, distribution and exhibition.
- £100 (standard)
- £50 (student/unwaged)
Lunch/refreshments included. Visit out online store to register.
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