The museum could be coming to a big screen near you very soon—this week the director and producer of Canadian documentary Sacred Cinema paid us a visit.
Back in Bradford after travelling around the world on loan, this 150-year-old daguerreotype of the Moon is just one of our collection’s hidden treasures.
Here at the museum, there’s an army of unsung helpers who volunteer their services for free—and whose work in our Collections and Research Centre, and elsewhere, keeps the museum running efficiently.
We’ve added new photographs to our Flickr Commons sets, including babies and animals—some cute and some distinctly not.
Roving festival programmer Neil Young brings us his latest report, from the 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival.
The museum has been running a series of creative writing courses, led by BBC writer Ben Haller. Mark takes a closer look.
After 3 days, 31 films, 6 TV shows, 2 zombie film costumes and 1 glowing review in the Guardian, Fantastic Films Weekend 2009 drew to a close on Sunday night.
Mark Green explores some of the many items in our collection stores, from TV props to cinematography equipment.
Famous for inventing the cinematograph and the autochrome, Auguste and Louis Lumière are among the most significant figures in film and photography history.
When photography was first introduced, a sense of wonder was tempered by disappointment that colours could not be reliably captured. The search for a solution became photography’s ‘Holy Grail’.