Category: Entertainment & arts

Artist and their artwork

University of Derby film student Josh Timmins's chance encounter with profoundly deaf artist John McDonald has resulted in an award-winning film.

In a world of ebooks and audio, Emily Bishton asks can the printed word survive?

The University of Derby explores the creative and cultural activity that can make a real difference to the lives of people living across our city.

a narrow country road lined on either side by mature trees

Dr Teresa Forde, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Derby, discusses how you end a long-running series, such as Game of Thrones.

Ruth Sims, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, looks at the psychology behind the Game of Thrones phenomenom.

a TV studio seen from the editing booth

Yasuhiro Kotera discusses what motivates people to apply for reality TV shows and why we should be careful about chasing external rewards such as fame.

Format conference being held at the Quad in one of their cinema theatres.

Huw Davies, Professor of Lens Media at the University of Derby, explains how FORMAT grew to an international event.

Professor Keith McLay and Professor Judith Lamie with colleagues from the University of Derby and members of the British Council in Hong Kong

The University of Derby's Professor Keith McLay discusses his recent trip to Hong Kong and the British Council's SPARK Festival of Creativity.

People sitting in chairs

Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Education, reflects on his recent trip to Hong Kong's SPARK Festival of Creativity.

John Crossley and Dr Mark Hall of the University of Derby discuss the importance of valuing the cultural heritage of the Lower Derwent Valley.