As part of Widescreen Weekend this September, we’re hosting the Big Curved Screen Trailer Show—an illustrated voyage through classic ‘roadshow’ movie trailers.
Jack is Festival and Cinema Events Co-ordinator at the National Science and Media Museum, working on Yorkshire Games Festival and Widescreen Weekend.
With Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer sparking discussion about the benefits of 70mm film this summer, Jack from our screen team looks at what’s so special about the format.
Ahead of the Yorkshire Games Festival in February, festival coordinator Jack has been looking at why the two art forms of film and video games often don’t mix well—and how there may be a brighter future just on the horizon.
As we start a celebration of widescreen cinema with monthly film screenings and our Widescreen Weekend festival coming up in October, Bex and Jack from the Festivals and Cinema Events team reveal some of their favourite widescreen moments.
Did you know lots of well-known videogames originate from the North of England? Read on for an exploration of our fantastic local games industry.
Looking for ways to keep yourself entertained while staying safe indoors? Jack, from the Yorkshire Games Festival team, has assembled some recommendations for staying social and having fun through videogames.
Last month, the festivals team went to London indie gaming event EGX Rezzed. Here are a few things that got us excited about the world of independent games development.
Could competitive videogaming be the future of sport? We look at how the growing eSports industry may shape the way we watch sport at home.