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Museum On Tour, 7 November 2018: Engineering Plymouth – a film celebrating 500 years of engineering innovation
Find out how we've supported 'Engineering Plymouth' - a film commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineering to celebrate 500 years of engineering innovation.
PRESS RELEASE - 3 October 2018: The Box, Plymouth has acquired three major contemporary works of art for its permanent collections through the Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious Collections Fund Prize.
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 Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Today’s post brings you some updates from the work our archivists, curators and collections staff are doing on the film front and at our offsite store. Firstly, the winning artists for the 2018 Peninsula Arts Film Commission have been announced. Richard Broomhall (pictured right), Chris Bailey and Ieuan Jones […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Over the last few years partnership working has become an increasingly important part of the way we work and we’ve been lucky enough to collaborate with a range of organisations and individuals, both locally and nationally. This is set to continue over the next couple of years while […]
by Lizzy Allen, Soundview Media Soundview is a Plymouth-based video production company. We love our city and have been excited to watch its regeneration and growth in recent years. So we were really pleased, when in 2015, we were asked to create a video legacy for one of the symbols of that regeneration: The Box. Our task was […]
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 […]
by Chiara Cabri, City Explainer I am one of the team of people working on the realisation of the theatrical walking tour of the Barbican. My role is to capture the development of the project in a short film, helping to promote the people who are involved and the results of their hard work. As […]
By Stacey Anderson, Archive Director, South West Film and Television Archive The South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) is the largest regional film archive in the UK and one of the founding partners for the History Centre project. The current focus for decanting is the Museum and Art Gallery, and the film and television […]
King George V, the grandfather of our present Queen, celebrated twenty-five years on the throne on 6 May 1935. Numerous public events were held in London and throughout the country to mark this momentous occasion. Plymouth’s tribute to the King was incredible; street parties were held throughout the city, the old city centre was resplendently […]