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Teletubbies creator Anne Wood receives Honorary Doctorate

Last week children’s television producer and founder of Ragdoll productions Anne Wood was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Warwick.

‘This-That’ hits the big screen at Portobello Film Festival

This-That, a film made by University of Warwick alumni Jacob Barua and Constantine Gras in 1989 during the last year of their studies on the Film and Literature course is set to be screened at 19:40 on the 10th September at the free Portobello Film Festival in London.

Tue 06 Sep 2016, 11:28 | Tags: community, Film and television studies, Campus news, Arts

The spectacle of TV explored in new book

From beautiful landscapes to Embarrassing Bodies a new book by a University of Warwick academic examines what makes us stop and stare at the TV.

Dr Helen Wheatley discusses TV pioneer on BBC Radio 4

Dr Helen Wheatley television Associate Professor in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick spoke to Matthew Banister about the life and career of the late Sylvia Peters on BBC Radio 4’s Last Word programme.

Film studies ‘is a necessary part of life’ according to award-winning producer

The award-winning producer of the films City of God and The Constant Gardener, believes that the study of film is more than just an academic discipline. Donald Ranvaud made the comment after being conferred with an honorary doctorate during one of the University’s 2016 graduation ceremonies.

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