A perfect ending: 2016 Nottingham International Microfilm Festival

The 2016 Nottingham International Microfilm Festival (NIM) has finished, but its influence is wide-ranging and continues to be felt. This was the second annual edition of the festival, developed through the Nottingham Screen Partnership consortium, of which the University of Nottingham is a member. The festival took place at venues throughout Nottingham on 20-22 October …

The ‘creativity challenge’: fears and opportunities

One of the privileges of working as part of the Institute for Screen Industries Research (ISIR) is to witness first hand one of the most dramatic shifts of power in the history of the film industry, namely the growth in influence and importance of China as a film market. Since we have been lucky enough …