Tagged with film

Behind The Scenes, 21 March 2018: Film and Store Roundup

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 […]

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Behind the Scenes, 7 February 2018: New partnerships and projects

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 […]

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Behind the Scenes, 11 October 2017: Creating a video legacy for The Box

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 […]

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Decant Day, 5 April 2017: A New Scanner for SWFTA

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 […]

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Decant Day, 20 July 2016: Freezing Film

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 […]

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Jubilee Day celebrations

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 […]

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