Category Archives: Media

Thinking Creative Practice on Campus

The symposium on audiovisual creative practice held at Roehampton University on June 14th, ‘Image Movement Story’, threw up an issue that reflects the incoherence of the research policies that fund our activities. On the one hand, judging from the wide … Continue reading

Posted in Academic life, Documentary, Media, Video | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Thinking Creative Practice on Campus

New? Latin American? Cinema?

The proper title of Havana’s annual film festival, founded in 1979, is the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema – Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano.  The words mark the Festival’s identification with a movement that was born in the 1960s, in … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Cultural Politics, Documentary, Latin America, Media, Video | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on New? Latin American? Cinema?

Tales of a Video Blogger ebook

Many thanks to RE.FRAMING ACTIVISM for publishing the ebook ‘Tales of a Video Blogger’, a collection of my recent writing about activist film-making. Download your copy here:http://reframe.sussex.ac.uk/activistmedia/2013/03/free-e-book-tales-of-a-video-blogger-by-michael-chanan/ Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print … Continue reading

Posted in Chile, Cultural Politics, Documentary, Media, Protests | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Tales of a Video Blogger ebook

Soundscapes in Maastricht

Maastricht provided a suitably quiet setting for an international workshop on ‘Soundscapes of the urban past’, which covered the behaviour of audition across different forms — radio, film, theatre, plus new audio phenomena like car stereos and audio museum guides … Continue reading

Posted in Academic life, Film matters, Media | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Soundscapes in Maastricht