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Age ratings for Netflix content may see other streaming services follow suit: Tom Hemingway comments

Netflix has announced that it will include age ratings on all its content, following the success of a trial with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). Tom Hemingway from the Department of Film and Television Studies gives his view on the impact this will make for viewers and for streaming services.

Tue 07 Sep 2021, 16:20 | Tags: Film & Television, Film and Television, Research

Expert comment on the work of Richard Donner

Dr James Taylor from Warwick's Department of Film and Television comments on the work of Richard Donner, the director whose work included Superman and The Goonies.

Tue 06 Jul 2021, 15:37 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Film & Television, Film and Television

Regulating streaming giants could create "homogenised television landscape"

The UK government has proposed tighter regulations for television streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+. Ministers also today announced that there will be a consultation into whether to privatise Channel 4.

Tom Hemingway, from Warwick's Department of Film and Television Studies, offers his expert view.

Wed 23 Jun 2021, 13:28 | Tags: University of Warwick, Film and Television, Britain

BBC 4's 'valuable contribution ' to arts programming - expert comment

With several media outlets reporting that there are allegedly plans to close BBC Four, sparking a social media campaign in support of the channel, PhD Candidate and Associate Tutor in the Department of Film and Television Studies Leanne Weston comments on its impact.

Thu 14 May 2020, 16:20 | Tags: Film & Television, Film and Television, Research

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.


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