Posts tagged with ‘television’

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The promotional imagination of film and television – inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Grainge

From trailers and promos to ads and brand videos, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. This lecture explores the significance of the promotional short-forms that surround movies and TV shows.

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Inside Hollywood with Peter Rice

Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO for the Fox Networks Group and Nottingham alumnus, reflects on his career in Hollywood and his roles in delivering some of the most successful films and television entertainment of our time.

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Pops and promos: speech and silence in professional wrestling

Dr Claire Warden, De Montfort University, presents the lecture, ‘Pops and promos: speech and silence in professional wrestling’.

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London Spy – screening and Q&A

The BBC2 drama London Spy, starring Ben Whishaw and Edward Holcroft, was one of the most stylish and divisive series of 2015. We’re delighted to welcome writer Tom Rob Smith, writer and producer of London Spy and author of the best-selling novel Child 44, who will talk about the series after a screening of episode 1. Spoiler alert: the talk is likely to include details covering the entire series. Part of our LGBT History Month 2016 celebrations.

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Meet UoN’s University Challenge team 2015-16

The Students’ Union have supported Challenge Notts, a volunteer student-led project, to find The University of Nottingham’s […]

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Take part in study with BBC Two’s ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’

After age 30, you can lose up to 5 per cent of you muscle mass every […]

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University Challenge trials

Have you got what it takes to represent The University of Nottingham on BBC2’s University Challenge in […]

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Selling The Hunger Games: the digital infrastructure of blockbuster promotion

Catherine Johnson, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, presents ‘Selling The Hunger Games: the digital infrastructure of blockbuster promotion’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.

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Do you like scary movies? Defining the anatomy of cinematic suspense and viewer anticipatory patterns

Keith Bound, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, gives the lecture ‘Do you like scary movies? Defining the anatomy of cinematic suspense and viewer anticipatory patterns’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Jason Edmiston.

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Zombie genomics: or the didactic dead

Sean May, School of Biosciences, gives a lecture discussing ‘Zombie genomics: or the didactic dead’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Kilian Eng and Grey Matter Art.

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