Breaking the Sound Barrier: Women Sounding Out in British and Irish Film & Television

Breaking the Sound Barrier: Women Sounding Out in British and Irish Film & Television (Organised by the Women’s Film & Television History Network UK/Ireland, held at the BFI Southbank and supported by MeCCSA Women’s Media Studies Network)  Fjoralba Miraka In this week’s blog, Fjoralba Miraka gives a lively account of the WFTHN event held at the … Continue reading Breaking the Sound Barrier: Women Sounding Out in British and Irish Film & Television

My Love Affair with Foley

My Love Affair with Foley: Preparing for Dusty Horne’s Sound and Fury, A New Play by Natasha Pring Dusty Horne's Sound and Fury is a new play for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, about a fictional female Foley artist in the 1960s. Actor-creator Natasha Pring writes about making the show, her inspiration, preparing and training for the … Continue reading My Love Affair with Foley

Student Bursaries for ‘Breaking the Sound Barrier’

On Saturday June 18 WFTHN are running an event at BFI Southbank examining the relationship between women and sound in film and TV, 'Breaking the Sound Barrier: Women Sounding Out in British Film & Television'. For more info and ticketing, see here. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of MeCCSA's Women's Media Studies Network, we have a small … Continue reading Student Bursaries for ‘Breaking the Sound Barrier’

Feminist Archives, Feminist Futures

Feminist Archives, Feminist Futures By Rona Murray Feminist Archives, Feminist Futures is the title of a project at Leeds University (School of History and the Leeds Humanities Research Institute), led by Dr Kate Dossett. Two events held this year (May and June) have continued its work, bringing together artists, historians, activists and industry professionals to discuss the … Continue reading Feminist Archives, Feminist Futures

Job: Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film

Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film University of Southampton - Film Location: Southampton Salary: £28,695 Per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 6th May 2015 Closes: 31st May 2015 Job Ref: 561715F4 Avenue Campus Fixed Term for 3 years Applications are invited for a full-time 3-year Research Fellowship … Continue reading Job: Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film