Cinema Rediscovered 2017

The Archive Sessions

Please note: this season finished in July 2017
Joan of Arc

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

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.

Read More - Cinema Innovations: from the Kinetoscope to Virtual Reality

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.

Read More - An Archive In Your Pocket

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.

Read More - Remixing the Archives

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.

Read More - The Archive Sessions: Designing Experiences