Category Archives: Media

Liverpool comic Alexei Sayle interview at Clapperboard event in FACT

Roger Shannon, Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University, recently chaired a session which saw Liverpool comic, Alexei Sayle, answer questions about his career for Liverpool charity, Clapperboard. You can watch more about this by visiting Bay TV.

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John Turner to fit out Edge Hill media centre

Preston-based John Turner Construction has won a £5.5m contract to fit out the Creative Media Building at Edge Hill University. The £16m Creative Edge building will provide a new home for the university’s media and computing departments. Read more about … Continue reading

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Surreal Enigmas

Professor Roger Shannon, Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University, will introduce the film Surreal Enigmas at the BIAD School of Art on Saturday 23rd March. Read more about the film here.

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How Channel 4 gave film-makers their big break

Roger Shannon, Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University, recently wrote an article on the impact Channel 4 has had in the world of television and how it gave film-makers their big break since it was launched 30 … Continue reading

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£31m media and sport complex investment unveiled as part of Edge Hill University masterplan

ECHO Education was given an exclusive glimpse of Edge Hill University’s £31m makeover plan as part of its continuing expansion. Read all about the expansion, which include a £16 million Creative Edge building for media, film, animation, advertising and computing … Continue reading

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Council House Movie Star at Camp and Furnace

Catherine Jones from The Liverpool Echo recently reviewed Council House Movie Star, a live art experience which looks into the life of an ageing drag queen. Created by Edge Hill academics, Mark Edward, Rosa Fong and Dr Mark Fremaux, it … Continue reading

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Eric Cantona on stage with Hillsborough campaign band

Carl Hunter, a Senior Lecturer in Film and Television at Edge Hill University, is also a member of Justice Tonight, the band for the Hillsborough Justice Campaign (HJC). They are currently supporting The Stone Roses on their tour and saw … Continue reading

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Short Film Captures £100m Runcorn Estate Revival

A short film created by an Edge Hill University student which highlights the changes made to a notorious urban jungle in Runcorn has been premiered. Read more about Elizabeth Brown’s documentary on the regeneration of Castlefields here.

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It’s a wrap for LMH film-makers

Roger Shannon, the Professor of Film and Television at Edge Hill University has been part of a panel of judges who have been voting on the best film created in the ‘It’s Liverpool’ competition. Read more about the competition at … Continue reading

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The Big Interview: Donald Harrison

Donald Harrison, the Director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, made a rare UK appearance this week when he came to Edge Hill University. The Double Negative caught up with him to ask about how the link was created between … Continue reading

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