WFTHN Members Win Prestigious BAFTSS Awards

WFTHN congratulate our members Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz, Melanie Bell and Isabel Seguí on their well-deserved success at the BAFTSS 2019 awards.  The full list of awards and comments can be found here.   According to Mary, their collection Women Do Genre in Film and Television was born at the Doing Women's Film and Television … Continue reading WFTHN Members Win Prestigious BAFTSS Awards

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

Doing Women’s Film and Television History III

Structures of Feelings 18-20 May 2016, Leicester, UK Registration for the 'Doing Women’s Film and TV History III: Structures of Feeling' conference is now open, featuring keynote speakers Miranda J Banks, Melanie Bell, Shelley Cobb, Kate Dossett, Jane Gaines, Michele Hilmes, Linda Ruth Williams. Building on the success of the previous two ‘Doing Women's Film and … Continue reading Doing Women’s Film and Television History III

A Stitch in Time – Costume Designers in British Cinema

A Stitch in Time – Costume Designers in British Cinema: A Case Study of Jocelyn Rickards by Melanie Bell Costume design and costume designers are one of Britain’s most successful international exports in the film industry. British-born and -trained costume designers have won five out of the last ten Academy Awards (2004-14). Of those five … Continue reading A Stitch in Time – Costume Designers in British Cinema

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