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October 2017 Newsletter

Digital Humanities Congress | University of Sheffield, 6th – 8th September 2018

We will be presenting the paper “Using a data ontology to understand the relational dynamics of film audiences” at the 2018 Digital Humanities Congress at the University of Sheffield. The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities. See the full programme here.

Friday 27 April 2018 – BECTU Freelancers’ Fair 2018
Seminar 7: Choice and Diversity in Film
Working with film producer James Barrat we’ve organised a panel at the 2018 BECTU Freelancers’ Fair to discuss the opportunities to create more choice and diversity in film exhibition. Our speakers will include Jemma Buckley, Independent Cinema Office, Jaq Chell, Cinema for All, and Toki Allison, Film Hub Wales.

October 2017 – Press Release
Press Release: Major national film audience research project launched
Images: Beyond the Multiplex launch at Showroom Cinema, Sheffield – Photographs Mark Harvey

27 September  2017 – Launch
Launch: Beyond the Multiplex: Audiences for Specialised Film in English Regions
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield

Full details here

14 September 2017 – Audience Research Symposium: Innovative methods of researching audiences
University of Leeds, School of Performance and Cultural Industries
We presented our first paper at the Audience Research Symposium at University of Leeds on 14th September 2017.
The paper discussed the development of the innovative methodology of Beyond the Multiplex to address the research question of how audiences engage with and form in different ways around specialised film in the English regions.
Further details here.