Musician Jono Podmore writes on scoring early British science films for a world premiere at Bradford International Film Festival.
Tom was Film Programme Manager at the National Science and Media Museum until 2014.
What happens when film festivals show old, ‘undiscovered’ films? Film Programme Manager Tom Vincent writes on press coverage for the recent Yoshitaro Nomura retrospective at Bradford International Film Festival.
After suitably dutiful deliberations, our juries have delivered the verdicts on the 2 competitive sections at Bradford International Film Festival 2014.
As is tradition, our film-loving staff—and a few friends—were asked to choose five favourite new films that they saw in a public space in 2013. Did we miss any gems?
Tom recalls the moment he fell in love with film, and the year BIFF had a better line up of British and international film stars than any other festival.
Tom Vincent considers the death of film as a distribution format, and why it’s more important than ever to keep film history alive.
Amour, Skyfall and Once Upon a Time in Anatolia head up our films of the year, but who else was a contender, and what were your favourites of 2012?
With BIFF over for 2012, here’s a quick rundown of the festival’s successes, plus links to some of the best coverage and the lovely things you said about us. Until next year…
Performing a specially-composed live soundtrack to the silent film Beggars of Life, the Dodge Brothers will be joined on stage by Neil Brand on piano.
Which films did museum staff love in 2011? The results of our poll are in!
Our Film Programmer Tom Vincent was proud to present an exclusive preview screening of West is West, attended by the film’s star, local actor Aqib Khan.
With great style, black humour, and an intriguing concept at the heart of its strange tale, Greece’s Dogtooth has topped our poll of museum staff’s favourite films of 2010.