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.
Professor Paul Grainge and Dr Cathy Johnson will explain how you can capture attention and create new, powerful advocates for your business by creating ‘spreadable’ content that consumers, clients and suppliers want to view and share with others. This ‘Spreadable Marketing’ breakfast event will draw on research into screen promotion undertaken at The University of Nottingham’s Department of Culture, Film and Media.
For a long time, homosexuality has been regarded as a ‘western import’ in China. Hongwei Bao examines evidence from China’s history suggesting otherwise, and in doing so offers a new understanding of same-sex intimacy in the context of China.
Join the Department of Culture, Film and Media for a screening of Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing, the first documentary to investigate Tibetan migration to Han cities and gender issues in Tibet.
Dr Colin Wright, Department of Culture, Film and Media, and the Health Humanities Network present ‘Why contemporary happiness is making us miserable: a Lacanian perspective’.
Emma Biggs and Matthew Collings are successful artists and writers, and will discuss their involvement with writing and the making of art by critically analysing different forms of writing used in support of their work as artists.
A leading Hollywood visual effects producer has praised a new film course at Nottingham.
Appears in Issue 67