In Conversation

British Cinema: Northern Realism vs. Southern Splendour? In Conversation with Tom Jackson

  Recently, I talked to Tom Jackson about a few British films. Here is the transcript of our recorded conversation Tom Draper: Unlike our previous talk Documentary Ethics and Aesthetics which looked at how a few contemporary documentaries experiment with the form and methods of documentary practice, today we are going to discuss British fictional… Continue reading British Cinema: Northern Realism vs. Southern Splendour? In Conversation with Tom Jackson

In Conversation

Documentary Ethics and Aesthetics: In Conversation with Tom Jackson

Yesterday, I spoke to Tom Jackson about a few documentaries that we’ve enjoyed in the past few years. Here’s the transcript of our recorded conversation: Tom Draper: I think we can agree that we are here today to talk about three films that we not only find interesting but would say are experimenting with the… Continue reading Documentary Ethics and Aesthetics: In Conversation with Tom Jackson

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A Personal Note on 35mm v Digital Film Projection

Last week, I watched Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown at the BFI Southbank in glorious 35mm, the first time I had seen a film in this format for over a year. The Tyneside Cinema – my local independent cinema and employer – like most mainstream and independent cinemas since the beginning of the digital (projection) age,… Continue reading A Personal Note on 35mm v Digital Film Projection