Joan of Arc

The Archive Sessions

Cinema Rediscovered 2017

Season

Please note: this season finished in July 2017

For those of you who work with, or want to begin working with, archive film, look out for The Archive Sessions designed to inspire and inform through practice based insights from leading event producers, curators, musicians and archivists.

Presented with The Independent Cinema Office with support from Film Hub South West & West Midlands.


Previous events in this season

Cinema Innovations: from the Kinetoscope to Virtual Reality The Archive Sessions

Jane Gauntlett's VR piece Dancing With Myself, part of Watershed's Virtual Reality Sessions
Please note: This event took place in July 2017
Talk
Mark Cosgrove, Watershed’s Cinema Curator, outlines the fascinating history of film and the moving image from the early days of experiments with making still images move in machines like the kinetoscope, to our current exploration of virtual reality.

An Archive In Your Pocket The Archive Sessions

In The Shadow
Please note: This event took place in July 2017
Event
Victoria Forrest (VIKA Books) talks about In The Shadow, a gorgeous app that brings the photobook firmly into the digital age, and discussion how its template can be applied to a variety of other archives.

Remixing the Archives  12A   The Archive Sessions

Joan of Arc
Please note: This event took place in July 2017
Event
Get insights from musicians and creatives about working with archives to create new works. Guests include musician Adrian Utley (Portishead), Charlie Harman from Compass Presents and Bristol-based filmmaker John Minton.

The Archive Sessions: Designing Experiences The Archive Sessions

celluloid sail
Please note: This event took place in July 2017
Event
A practice based afternoon session designed to inspire and inform cinema professionals including case studies on how to approach screen heritage events from the tiny to the epic.