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Conference report: UK Film Distribution: What’s Changing?
IMG_2083 Nathan Townsend reports from the UK Film Distribution: What’s Changing? event, organised by MeCETES and Creative Europe Desk UK at the Regent Street Cinema, London, 13 June 2016. Few conferences have such an unambiguous title, and the programme succeeded in exploring what it says on the tin, albeit with a more diverse range of European input than the headline suggested.
Film distribution event, London, 13 June
Impression MeCETES and Creative Europe Desk UK present: UK Film Distribution: What’s Changing? A one-day event on the changing nature of UK film distribution 12-5pm, Monday 13 June 2016 Regent Street Cinema, London W1B 2UW Film distribution is changing. The traditional windowing model, whereby films open exclusively in cinemas before they are introduced to the home video market, and thereafter on television, is being undermined by new release strategies.
The European audio-visual landscape: enabling cultural diversity
Netflix MeCETES Project Leader Andrew Higson on the role film and television drama can play in enabling cultural diversity in Europe. The European audio-visual landscape is a complex space in which a variety of agents jostle for control. Creative control depends, on the one hand, on the creative talent: directors, producers, showrunners, writers. On the other hand, it is circumscribed by the interests of public and private funders, broadcasting executives, commissioners, sales ...
Call for papers – European Screens conference
tftv European Screens: An international conference Perspectives on European film, television and the audiovisual industries University of York, UK September 5-7, 2016 From films like Ida, The Kings Speech, Taken, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Intouchables and The Great Beauty, to television dramas like The Killing, The Returned, Generation War, Salamander and Downton Abbey, there seems to be a new vitality to the European audiovisual industries.
New Book: European Cinema and Television: Cultural Policy and Everyday Life
European cinema and TV MeCETES team members have published a new book within the Palgrave European Film and Media Studies series. European Cinema and Television: Cultural Policy and Everyday Life offers comparative studies of the production, content, distribution and reception of fi lm and television drama in Europe. The collection, edited by Ib Bondebjerg, Eva Novrup Redvall and Andrew Higson,  brings together ...
Andrew Higson Speaks at York Conferences
Panel B War Media and Europe 3 MeCETES Project Leader Andrew Higson spoke at two local academic conferences in the city of York this month. The first was the Global Studies Association Annual Conference at York St. John University on June 26, 2014. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Cultural Encounters and Global Connectivity’.
MeCETES Team Present Findings at NECS 2014 Conference
NECS 2014 Conference 1 The first findings of the MeCETES project were presented at the NECS 2014 Conference held at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, on June 19, 2014. Representatives from all three partner institutions presented their research at a special MeCETES panel entitled: “Creative Europe: Transnational Patterns of Film and Television Production and Distribution”. Ilse ...
ECREA European Film Cultures Conference
Eva Novrup Redvall, Ib Bondebjerg and Andrew Higson at the ECREA European Film Cultures conference, Lund University, November 8-9, 2013 The MeCETES team attended the ECREA (Film Studies Section) Conference on European Film Cultures at Lund University, Sweden, on November 8-9, 2013. (Photo: Eva Novrup Redvall, Ib Bondebjerg and Andrew Higson at the ECREA European Film Cultures conference, Lund University, November 8-9, 2013) Project Leader Andrew Higson chaired a panel on ‘Transnational Europe’ in which he gave an outline of the MeCETES ...
HERA Launch Conference
Andrew Higson delivers presentation on the MECTES project at Hera Launch Event, Dubrovik, October 1, 2013 Andrew Higson, Ib Bondebjerg and Caroline Pauwels attended the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) Launch Event in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on October 1, 2013. (Photo: Andrew Higson delivers presentation on the MECTES project at Hera Launch Event, Dubrovik, October 1, 2013) The conference celebrated the start of the Cultural Encounters programme and all eighteen HERA funded projects ...
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