Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading
The Minghella Building is the conference venue as well as home to the Department of Film, Theatre and Television. The department’s staff carries out cutting-edge research within an integrated and organic research culture that is highly-regarded in Britain and around the world.


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
The DAAD is funding Dr Igor Krstic’s postdoctoral research project on ‘Accented Essay Films’. Part of this research project was also the organisation of the ‘World Cinema and the Essay Film’ conference.


BIMI Essay Film Festival 2015
We cooperate with the Birkbeck Institue for the Moving Image (BIMI) and the inaugural edition of their ‘Essay Film Festival’. The festival features a varied programme of screenings, discussions and special guests – among them prominent essay film scholars such as Catherine Grant, Laura Rascaroli or Christa Blümlinger – and will be held from 24 to 29 March 2015 at BIMI and the ICA in London. To check out their exciting programme follow the link above.