Themed Playlist: Discovery and Beginnings

Ania Trzebiatowska has recently joined the University as the festival director of Sands – International Film Festival of St Andrews. She generously contributed a playlist on the theme of discovery and beginnings, featuring her favourite debuts of the past decade.

Themed Playlist: Engaged Observation

Filmmaker and sound artist Mark Lyken provides a list of films that influenced the making of his recently released film, 1300 Shots. These films push beyond the observational mode in engaging, creative, and inventive ways.

The Mediated Voice: Expedition Content (Event)

The Mediated Voice, 2020-21 Centre For Screen Cultures, University Of St Andrews From Michel Chion’s The Voice in Cinema to more recent work by scholars such as Rey Chow, Pooja Rangan, and Jennifer …

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The Mediated Voice: Yours in Sisterhood (EVENT)

In November, enjoy a screening of Yours in Sisterhood and a roundtable on archives, dubbing, remediation and gender featuring director Irene Lusztig, Jennifer O’Mear, Tessa Dwyer, Jaimie Baron, and Shruti Narayanswamy. Click here for more information.

Themed Playlist: Family Affairs

In honour of World Mental Health Day (10 October), Richard Warden (Middlefish Films) offers a list of documentaries that take a personal, intimate approach to mental heath issues.

International Collaboration with Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) has launched a three-way international collaboration with the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute (TFAI) and the Centre for Screen Cultures Playlist initiative at the University of St. Andrews Scotland to showcase playlists about online media projects about COVID-19.

Themed Playlist: Venice

A nostalgic playlist about Venice comprising lesser known and expected films. Not the usual Venice playlist.

Themed Playlist: First Wave Covid-19 Playlist: Information

The global pandemic of Covid-19 has brought with it a pandemic of viral misinformation, or information from the top down.  How can media, and in particular, the domestic and socially distanced media, combat this spread? From Dale Hudson (NYU Abu Dhabi) and Patricia R. Zimmermann (Ithaca College) a reflection and list.

Themed Playlist: Digital and Interactive Media Projects that Think Through the Environment

In a time when we might be more attuned to matters of space and place than ever, and as so much of our movement is now about mediation and interaction with the digital, it is wonderful to have Dale Hudson’s and Patricia R. Zimmermann’s contribution:  Digital and Interactive Media Projects that Think Through the Environment.