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GETTING IT MADE: Contemporary Film and Video

Saturday 27 March 2004 10:00-17:30
Tate Britain

Money, technology and questions about creativity have had a dramatic impact on the formation of British film and video. This day explores the changing production, distribution and look of the moving image. How has the ever-shifting commercial and public sector affected creative practices? What might the advent of new technologies bring to the making of new film and video? Artists, filmmakers, critics, broadcasters and historians come together to explore the many and varied influences and shifts in contemporary practice.

Contributors include Mike Figgis, director of Leaving Las Vegas and Hotel; Lynne Ramsay, director of Morvern Callar and Ratcatcher; Rod Stoneman, executive producer of About Adam and Bloody Sunday;Laura Mulvey, professor of film and media studies at Birkbeck, University of London; artist Mark Lewis; artist Lucy Gunning; filmmaker John Akomfrah; artist Susan Collins; Duncan Reekie, director of Shark Lust and Steven Bode director of Film and Video Umbrella. There will also be a selection of short films programmed by David Curtis.

In collaboration with Tate Britain.

Tate Britain Auditorium
£20 (£15 concessions)

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