Head of the museum at the time of the very first BIFF, Amanda Nevill recounts the early years of the festival and what role it plays in the industry today.
As he recalls his visit in 2010, actor John Hurt reflects on Bradford’s cinematic heritage and the British voice in the film industry.
Former festival director Tony Earnshaw looks back at some of his fondest BIFF memories, including appearances by Jean Simmons and Michael Parkinson.
Dick Vaughan arrived in 1983 to organise the installation of the first permanent IMAX cinema in Europe. 30 years later he’s still here, and still fascinated by the technology.
IMAX Manager Dick Vaughan reflects on the history of Cinerama at the museum.
Charlotte Connelly from the Science Museum spoke to Sky News about whether science has inspired Star Trek, or whether Star Trek has inspired science.
When I arrived at the museum and met a couple who had driven up specially from Nottingham, anxiously waiting for our star to arrive, I knew it was going to be a good day.
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.
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan (‘the Indian Tom Cruise’, as I heard from one of my colleagues) was in our midst last week.
Last week, Hussain Currimbhoy from Sheffield Doc/Fest visited the museum to introduce Academy Award-winning documentary The Fog of War.