in Film & TV
The National Science and Media Museum’s Widescreen Weekend this year includes CARMEN JONES (Otto Preminger 1954)
- DATE: Saturday 12 October 2019
- TIME: 13.30
- LOCATION: Pictureville Cinema
with an introduction by composer Gary Yershon.
The Height of the Storm by Florian Zeller, starring 2-time Tony and Olivier Award winner Jonathan Pryce and 3-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins reprising their roles from the play’s widely acclaimed West End run. Directed by Jonathan Kent.
From 1.30–5.30pm June 21st 2019 Join us for another gathering of theatre practitioners – this time specialising in stage design: set designers, scene painters, prop makers, installation artists. This one-off symposium will bring together established and emerging artists, as well as those who engage with the business of design, such as commissioning agencies and agents. […].../ ➝
Friday 26th April 6.30pm
Preceded by a musical introduction by composer and member of the Academy of Motion Picture, Gary Yershon
Special Screening in memory of multi-Oscar winner Michel Legrand, as part of The Craft of Film: Academy of Motion Picture at Ciné Lumière.
We are living through a particularly rich period in expressive movement. But what opportunities are there for practitioners from such a wide range of disciplines, traditions and approaches, to enter into dialogue with each other?
Shaping the Stage provides such an opportunity with an exciting line-up of guests.
The event will be chaired by Gary Yershon (Associate Artist of The Old Vic and RSC).
Timeline no 5: UK Scores This event will present the history and impact of UK scores from The 39 Steps (1935) to Ex Machina (2014), presented by Academy Award-nominated composer Gary Yershon, followed by a Q&A. Timeline is a series of events that focus on the artistry of both music and sound in film, from […].../ ➝
The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, “the most exciting playwright of our time” (The Guardian). Starring two of the greatest actors of their generation on stage together for the first time, this major new play from the writer of Olivier Award-Winning The Father is a searing exploration of love, compassion and the fragility of […].../ ➝
The National Science and Media Museum’s world-renowned celebration of cinema technology, Widescreen Weekend, today announces the programme for its 22nd edition (11–14 October 2018). Widescreen Weekend 2018 features special guests, classic films, blockbusters, restorations, and anniversary screenings galore, all showing in widescreen format thanks to the museum’s unique cinema facilities. Films showing in the festival […].../ ➝
Julius Caesar, Sunday 17 June on BBC FOUR The entire Trilogy – Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest – available on iPlayer following the broadcast. Find out more about the making of the Trilogy here. The Donmar’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, directed by Phyllida Lloyd will be made available across the UK from Sunday 17 June as […].../ ➝
COMPOSING THE STAGE Since the time of the Ancient Greeks, composers have written for theatre, and yet their visibility as artists is noticeably less than that of their counterparts in cinema and television. We want to change that. This was the first gathering – as far as we know – of composers who specialise in […].../ ➝
Oscar Scores: La La Land (12A) + ScreenTalk with Justin Hurwitz 3.30 p.m. 26th May 2018 Cinema 2 Damien Chazelle’s glorious musical masterpiece follows aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) as they embark on a whirlwind romance. Ambitious and conflicted, cracks in their relationship begin to emerge, but can their love hold […].../ ➝
Timeline: European Film Scores Part of Timeline: the story of music and sound in film Thursday 19 April, 7pm Tickets £5 and includes a pre-event drink Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN Composer and scholar Miguel Mera, Reader in Music at City University and authority on European film music, presents a survey of […].../ ➝
Approaching the different angles of what it takes to be a professional composer: from starting and guiding your career to how scores influence a film narrative, and many other topics in between. Duration: 2 days Dates: 21-22 April 2018 Venue: University of Greenwich Stockwell Street Library […].../ ➝