An entry by 3rd year Film student groups has been named runner up in the Student Film category at Brighton Rocks film festival at the weekend. Read More
The University of Brighton’s graduate shows have been announced for 2023 – the undergraduate shows kick off on 3rd June 2023 and the MA show starts on 7th July.
“Over my three years at Brighton, I have been encouraged by my tutors to nurture my talents in subject areas where they have seen potential, which has helped me developed my confidence and professional skill.”
You can now follow Film and Screen Studies on Instagram @fss_UoB. Read More
Want to win a FREE studio space for a year in central Brighton? School of Art and Media final year students have the opportunity to apply for this award which sees Cass Art sponsoring a Phoenix Art Space studio for a 2023 graduate. Read More
Two University of Brighton academics, Frank Gray and Sophie Dixon, feature in the annual CINECITY film festival (5-14 November), and the region’s biggest celebration of cinema. Read More
Three students (Olivia Gallichan, Anna Mika and Naomi Ross-Mason) recently worked with the University of Brighton Outreach team on Photography Club, a nine-week initiative run with Photoworks and artist Lindsey Smith which enables young people to meet regularly, develop their camera skills alongside a professional photographer, produce photography and gain an Arts Award qualification. Read More
Philip Connolly who teaches on Brighton’s Film BA(Hons) has released a new short film on YouTube featuring TV and film stars Jamie Lee O’Donnell, Mark Benton and Adnan Mustafa – in the new release we see Hope (O’Donnell) struggling with anxiety ahead of a big moment in her life, using an unusual technique to cope. Read More
Here, our course team answer key questions about the course such as how you’ll learn, the ways you’ll be assessed and the facilities you’ll use.
Getting in the festive spirit for this week’s pod – Dr Holly Chard from the School of Media focuses her research on the films of John Hughes including Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street remake, National Lampoon. Read More
Watch a this short film showcasing some of the recent projects by our talented students. Read More
Alice Giraudi’s short documentary Il Giardino was nominated in the Best Student Film category in the 2020 Her International Film Festival. Read More
A project to capture restricted conversations in the city during lockdown, led by the University of Brighton’s Katy Binary, is about to get its public debut. Read More
Congratulations on your offer – now it’s time to enrol! Read More
Dr Marlon Moncrieffe studies migration stories and national identity; Decolonising the curriculum; Critical multicultural education; Black-British histories used with the primary school curriculum and Black-British histories in cycling. Read More
Moving image archive Screen Archive South East at the University of Brighton has won National Lottery funding from the British Film Institute’s Audience Fund.
Students and staff from Film and Screen Studies will be hosting the first Film & Screen Studies digital degree show opened by Councillor Alan Robins, Mayor of Brighton and Hove. Read More
This year (for obvious reasons) the University of Brighton’s graduate show is being held online – and we couldn’t be prouder of the art, media and humanities students who have produced brilliant work for their final year exhibition. Come and take a look around and sign up to an online event. Read More
A School of Media team at the University of Brighton has been awarded more than £37,000 to explore the potential that 5G holds for the games and performing arts sectors. Read More
The School of Art, School of Media and School of Health Sciences have achieved Bronze awards from Advance HE’s Athena SWAN Charter in recognition of their commitment to gender equality. Read More
The current global pandemic presents uncertainty for everyone looking for work, whether you’re about to graduate, or you’re looking for ways to develop your skills and experience over the summer. Read More
Screen Archive South East (SASE), part of the University of Brighton, has produced ‘War & Peace’ – a free to stream short film to commemorate the end of the Second World War.
School of Media students are invited to join director, editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer Mark Jenkin (Bait, 2019) for this exciting online guest visit.
Brand new for academic year 2020-21 we are launching international scholarships available to new full-time international students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree courses holding an offer to start their course in academic year 2020. Read More
Free and open to all Brighton CCA’s online events range from printing workshops to bespoke DJ playlists to brighten the long days of lockdown. Read More
If you are applying or have applied for a course in 2020 you’ll find advice on your application, virtual visits and much more.
The Cinematologists podcast run by lecturer Dario Llinares, course leader of the University of Brighton’s Film BA(Hons), was praised by respected film critic Mark Kermode in a Guardian article on the best in culture right now. Read More
Clare gives expert advice on employability, CVs, placements, dealing with knock-backs and how to ease the pressure of choosing your career path. Read More
Brighton Racecourse is running a competition for a University of Brighton student to showcase their work at the venue. Read More
Head to our Edward Street building to see this show (17-24 January) by students from our Printmaking BA(Hons) and Moving Image BA(Hons).
University of Brighton graduate Samson Rattigan received a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year Honours, one of the youngest people to receive the honour. Read More
In an unexpected announcement the 2019 Turner Prize has been shared between all four nominees, including Photography graduate Helen Cammock, who said “they wanted to make a “collective statement” at a time when there was “already so much that divides and isolates people and communities”. Read More
Open to students and recent graduates, a new partnership between the University of Brighton and Mahler & LeWitt Studios means an artist has a unique opportunity to develop their practice with a residency in Italy followed by an exhibition at Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) between May – September 2020. Read More
Come and celebrate the opening of the first major contemporary arts space in Brighton for 20 years in the Grand Parade building’s beautifully refurbished new galleries and theatre – launch party Friday 19 October, 6-10pm
Join Lance Dann, course leader for Media Production and Dario Llinares course leader Digital Film among other noteworthy speakers for a discussion. Read More
Salon is a project showcasing the artistic practice of professional services and technical staff across the School of Media. Read More
Deputy Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Alan Robbins, will introduce the University of Brighton’s Film and Screen Studies Degree Show which will highlight work from final year students of the course. Read More
Digital Film students will be showcasing their final-year films on the big screen at this annual festival at Lewes Depot on Tuesday 28 May at 7pm. Come along! Read More
We spoke to four graduating students about their experiences of studying arts subjects at Brighton. Hear what they had to say! Read More
Come and see fine art, photography, film, fashion, 3D design, textiles, graphics, illustration, architecture and much more at our annual graduate show in June (1- June at Grand Parade and Edward Street and 8–14 June 2019 at Moulsecoomb). Read More
Volunteers from Architecture, Moving Image and Graphic Design have designed and painted a seaside-themed mural at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital. Read More
Free Skills Masterclasses! Ideal for final year, masters students and recent graduates. Gain skills from professionals, certificate for each attendee. Read More
A new book co-edited by Digital Film BA(Hons) course leader Dario Llinares is “the first comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of academic work on the topic of podcasting within a media and cultural studies lens”. Read More
Check out the events taking place as part of this month-long event sponsored by the University of Brighton. Read More
The countdown begins to the University of Brighton Graduate Show 2019 which will see the City and Moulsecoomb campuses are transformed into the biggest artspace in the South East. Read More
School of Media deputy Head of School Conall Gleeson, has been nominated for a British Composer Award for his collaboration with a Brighton-based orchestra that supports people in recovery from drug and substance abuse. Read More
Dario Llinares who leads our Digital Film degree co-hosts the popular film podcast – the latest episode went out today and focuses on David Lowery’s A Ghost Story. Read More
Come along to the university’s careers fair at the Amex football stadium by our Falmer campus. Download the app for the guide to what’s happening on the day. Read More
Researchers from the University of Brighton are behind a pioneering new document that outlines future aims for women and gender equality in the virtual reality industry. Read More
The 2018 Digital Film Festival showcased the digital media projects across Digital Film, TV and Digital Media Production, and Illustration for Screen Art. Read More
Have you spent any time in the care of a local authority or are you care experienced? If yes, you could be eligible to apply for a non-repayable award of £350 from The Pyrus Trust. Read More
Are you a final year student on an Arts, Media or Design course and spent time in the care of a local authority or are care-experienced? Read More
On Friday 28 September, the Radio 1 Rave Lounge is coming to Brighton featuring Radio 1’s Annie Mac, Danny Howard and special guest. Book your ticket now! Read More
Watch our new film about our wonderful city.
Our Digital Film BA(Hons) course has started its own feed – follow now! Staff on this excellent course include Dario Llinares who runs the popular Cinematologists podcast. Read More
Congratulations to everyone who’s joining the university in 2018. There are a few things to do before you get here Read More
Congratulations to everyone who’s received an offer. If you’ve had your place confirmed, you’ll be able to enrol from today. Read More
When your place has been confirmed you officially become a University of Brighton student!
Keep an eye on your inbox as we’ll be keeping in touch with you by email to let you know more about: Read More
The University of Brighton’s Hastings campus is holding its annual Digital Film Festival on 30 May of May from 5pm at the Kino Teatr cinema and music venue in St. Leonards. Read More
The 3rd Film & Screen Studies Annual Symposium will take place on Friday 27 April 2018. Read More
The University of Brighton’s Vice-Chancellor Debra Humphris has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Leader Award at the Guardian’s Higher Education Award.
The annual David Thomas Awards are open for entries. Read More
Our Head of the School of Media is quoted in a Hollywood Reporter article on feminist critics’ response to the new Tomb Raider movie. Read More
Come along to hear from women leaders, makers and creatives in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics at Grand Parade on Wednesday 28 March at 4.30pm. Read More
Film & Screen Studies’ Secret Cinema is on tonight and showing the John Waters classic. Read More
A set of looped work will be shown throughout March 3 including Driftwood’s ‘ROAD’, an immersive film of the American SW roadtrip described by the New Scientist as “something effortless and intuitive, a sense of being in some athletic ‘zone’ where self and world are one.” Read More
Entries are now open for the 8th edition of the BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival. Read More
Visual arts can help reduce levels of depression and increase self-respect, according to a new study led by the University of Brighton’s Professor Alan Tomlinson.
The 8th BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is now open for entries.
The creative industries made a record contribution to the economy in 2016. Read More
Huge congratulations to Senior Lecturer Dr Lance Dann who won the Gold award for Best Drama Producer and Marley Cole, Workshop Media Manager, who won the Bronze award for Best Sound Designer. Read More
Artist and composer, and our Deputy Head of the School of Media, Conall Gleeson performs with this brilliant orchestra whose members are in recovery from drug and substance abuse (25 Nov, 6.30pm). Read More
The 15th festival takes it’s inspiration from the 70th anniversary of Brighton Rock and sees two weeks of previews, exhibitions, live scores, Q&As, workshops and special events. Read More
Trans activist and MA Squential Design/Illustration graduate Fox Fisher will be participating in a Q&A following a screening of their documentary I AM THEY, which focuses on non binary trans issues on 28 November. Read More
Tuesday 5 September sees the launch of this festival that is SO much more than it sounds – the city of Brighton is host to this year’s event, with over 150 free events asking the big questions and featuring names such as Lauren Laverne and Professor Jim Al-Khalili. Not to be missed!
The University of Brighton will be hosting 50+ short films, Q&As, workshops and talks celebrating older women in front of and behind the camera next month. Read More
The Royal Television Society’s annual awards include student categories for Animation, Comedy & Entertainment, Drama, Factual, News and Short Feature.
Six University of Brighton students will be showing their own films during the popular beach film series. Read More
The first part of the Masters Show, showcasing the work of PG students on MA Fine Art, MA Digital Media Arts and MA Inclusive Arts Practice, starts on July 8 running until July 15.
Lecturer in Media Theory Dr Theodore Koulouris has organised a screening of Ken Loach’s award-winning film at the Duke at Komedia. Read More
The University of Brighton’s new photography and film learning centre will be open to the public during the Brighton Fringe for the first time. Read More
If you’re a student in the UK about to complete an art or design-related undergraduate course then get involved. Read More
“The project explored the politics of diversity of European nationals based in Brighton in response to Brexit. I photographed eight people. People were very scared. It was very palpable. I asked them how they felt – you’re in a place that you think is home and it’s no longer home.” Read More
What constitutes a ‘cult’ film? Hear our Film & Screen Studies degree team examine this question on Saturday 6 May, 6.30-7.30 at Sallis Benney Theatre. Read More
Our newest development, once a tired office block, is highlighted by Floornature architecture magazine. Read More
The annual University of Brighton Graduate Show runs from June 3-11 and turns the university into the largest art venue in the South of England. Read More
The University is exploring what makes cult media as part of the University’s sponsored events at the Brighton Fringe in May. Read More
Esther Teichmann, an artist who uses still and moving image, collage and painting, will be talking about her work at an Edward Street event which is free to University of Brighton students. Read More
The 2nd annual Film & Screen Studies Symposium is at Edward Street on Friday 28 April, 1 – 5.30pm. All welcome! Read More
Part of the Graduate Shows this year? If you’re posting to social media about the build up, your work, your exhibition, then use #brightonshow17. Read More
We have an opportunity for a student to undertake a fascinating research project as part of our MRes in Arts and Cultural Research, studying and archiving 25 years of Gscene magazine for The Keep archive. Interested? Read More
On 22 March at 2pm the Film and Screen Studies Film Club will be showing this classic movie at Edward Street. Read More
The Film and Screen Studies Wednesday Film Club will be screening the film Chevalier (Tsangari 2015) on 15 March.