His visit was a secret to all but a select few staff until he actually arrived. So there were more than a few double-takes and dropped jaws when Gordon Brown walked through the doors of our museum yesterday.
MediaFest is a conference that explores the media, inviting speakers from across web, print, radio and TV to discuss an aspect of the industry. This year, the topic is Women in the Media.
Young people—everywhere! The Co-operative Young Film-makers Festival has come to the museum, and we’re overrun with people under 19, here to enjoy the packed schedule.
Around 150 people descended on the museum to talk, teach and learn about all things photography at the sold-out Photocamp event.
Last week, Curator of Television Iain Baird was filmed in our galleries for a BBC Breakfast report about the final days of mass television manufacture in the UK.
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.
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.
Roving festival programmer Neil Young brings us his latest report, from the 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival.