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Oscars 2018: "a ceremony that will want to celebrate women and avoid controversies" - Dr Julie Lobalzo Wright

Nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards were announced in Los Angeles today. Dr Julie Lobalzo Wright, a film writer from the University of Warwick's Department of Film & Television studies, talks us through the most significant Oscar contenders.


Three new star wars films - expert comment from Zoe Shacklock

Zoe Shacklock from the University of Warwick’s Department of Film and Television Studies comments on the announcement of three new Star Wars films.

Fri 10 November 2017, 11:48 | Tags: Expert comment, Film & Television, Culture

Professor Steve Fuller comments on the 'monkey selfie' judgement

As photographer David Slater wins a two-year US court fight over who owns the copyright in the 'monkey selfie' captured on his camera, Professor Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte Professor of Social Epistemology, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, comments.

Tue 12 September 2017, 13:42 | Tags: America, Culture, animal rights, intellectual property

More skills and resources should be shared across the country; tackling the geographical imbalance in the arts

More must be done to the address the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of the country. That's the conclusion of a Culture, Media and Sport Committee report out today (15 December).

Dr Eric Jensen, Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer), Department of Sociology,says sharing skills as well as collections could be the answer

Thu 15 December 2016, 15:22 | Tags: Academic Staff, Theatre, Arts, Culture, Sociology

Arts funding imbalance: more must be done report finds

More must be done to the address the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of the country. That's the conclusion of a Culture, Media and Sport Committee report out today (15 December). Chris Bilton , Reader, School of Theatre Studies says the government has been urged to address this imbalance since the 1980s, with relatively little effect


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