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Learn how a new colour grading system for working with archive film collections is enabling SWFTA prepare a huge selection of films for The Box's galleries.
This year marks 250 years since Captain James Cook set sail from Plymouth on an expedition during which he and his crew charted Tahiti, New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia. He enlisted artists who made sketches, and then prints, of the plants, animals and people that lived there. We are supporting artist Helen […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Earlier this year I did a round up of some of the projects and initiatives that were being supported by the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA). The team have been hard at work providing archive film to a number of other regional events in recent weeks […]
by Ian Conday, Archives Assistant An archive is unique; it is a one-off. Hopefully this will be true for the move of the Plymouth and West Devon Record Office into The Box, Plymouth, in two years’ time. The geographic shift of premises, as an organisation, will be recorded by a singular change of post code […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer It’s been another busy few weeks for our Collections staff so I thought I’d round up a handful of the things they’ve been working on in this post. Plymouth – From Destruction to Construction We recently opened an exhibition at the Council House called ‘Plymouth – From Destruction […]
PRESS RELEASE: A series of family-friendly theatrical walking tours will soon hit the cobbled streets of Plymouth's Barbican. ‘Ropewalks’ will lead audiences around some of the area’s most historic locations offering a series of entertaining encounters along the way.
by Lottie Clark, Curator of Decorative Art Spring has finally sprung and we’ve now set up our permanent home at ‘MASS’, our offsite store! The last few months have seen many changes at the store. We are now housing all the art collections (including fine art, decorative art, sculpture and costume), our Designated Cottonian Collection, […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer with thanks to James Gibbs at SWFTA for his great and informative Facebook posts! This week a piece of equipment arrived at the South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) that has been long-awaited – a brand new scanner. On the surface of it, this might not seem […]