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

120 years of Women in Film

120 years of Women in Film Melody Bridges In an inspiring blog entry, Melody Bridges, award winning film director and writer, remembers the impact of the Doing Women’s Film History conference in 2014 on her own relationship to women and cinema. In outlining her current work – as filmmaker, festival director and scholar – she … Continue reading 120 years of Women in Film

‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014

Tamsyn Dent and Kate Ince review WFTHN's 2014 conference by Tamsyn Dent Conferences are a great way to get away from the computer screen, share ideas, thoughts on research and catch up with other academics from related fields. The 2nd ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ conference was organised by WFTHN members Melanie Williams and Yvonne … Continue reading ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014