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BAFTA-nominated actor narrates anti-bullying film

A new animated film narrated by the star of the BBC drama In The Flesh highlights the issue of the bullying of disabled children and young people.

Luke Newberry, who also appeared in the 2012 film Anna Karenina and BBC’s Sherlock, has lent his voice to the video which is based on research co-authored by Dr Stella Chatzitheochari from the University of Warwick.

Secrets of the Projection Box to be revealed at Flatpack Film Festival

As film reels have made way for digital files, cinema craft has changed. Researchers from the University of Warwick, working with photographer Richard Nicholson are giving members of the public privileged access to a realm most cinema-goers never venture, the projection box.

Wed 06 Apr 2016, 16:26 | Tags: film, Exhibition, Academic staff, Film and television studies, Arts

Chemists celebrate International Women's Day with life changing crystal research

Researchers from the University of Warwick’s Chemistry department use their skills to analyse crystals with life changing applications. Their work helps to improve the composition of drugs, improve fungicides, enhance drug development and benefit industry.

Fri 04 Mar 2016, 15:59 | Tags: Film & TV, film, Celebrities and personalities, Awards, events

Warwick to award Honorary Degree to Academy Award-winning Director Oliver Stone

The University of Warwick has announced it will award Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone an honorary Doctor of Letters degree at a special awards ceremony on 11 March 2016.

Mon 29 Feb 2016, 10:20 | Tags: film, Awards, Arts

Mike Leigh interviewed at the University of Warwick after receiving an Honourary Doctor of Letters, "The future of British cinema is very bright"

Mike Leigh gave a podcast interview yesterday (14 July) at the University of Warwick immediately after receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Letters. He believes, "The future of British cinema is very bright".

Pioneering British writer and director Mike Leigh discusses his career, some of the challenges he has faced, the future of the British Film industry and gives advice to fellow graduates of the University of Warwick.

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