POSTPONED - Unleashing the Creative Spirit: Integrating Filmmaking into Literature Teaching

Date: 11 May, 2012
Location: Jessop West Exhibition Space, University of Sheffield
Event type: Workshop

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Due to unforeseen circumstances this workshop has been postponed and will be rescheduled later in the year.

Facilitators : Rhian Davies, Claire Allam and Pete Mella

This event is aimed at anyone involved in the teaching of literature to undergraduate students. It will outline the benefits of teaching literature using film and examples of past student films will be provided. Participants will be introduced to the processes involved in helping students to make films and will have the opportunity to engage in creative thinking themselves and experiment with putting their own ideas into practice in the practical session when they will attempt to make a short film themselves.

(No prior experience of film-making is required).


  • SPECIAL OFFER : There is a registration fee of £95 for staff and £35 for postgraduate students to attend this event.
  • Please note that we reserve the right to retain the fee of £95 / £35 if you do not notify us by Wednesday 2 May 2012 that you are unable to attend.
  • Full details of our charging policy are available.
  • Lunch will be provided.
Remember that you can apply for the HEA UK travel fund to attend this event. To find out more, visit the HEA website or download the application form here


Provisional programme for 11 May 2012
Time Session
10.00 - 10.30 Arrival and registration
10.30 - 11.30 Introduction : The Advantages of integrating film/film-making in teaching
11.30 - 13.00

How to make a film (Introduction to Shot Analysis, Storyboarding, Editing etc.)

13.00 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 15.30 Putting theory into practice
15.30 - 16.00 Tea / Coffee
16.00 - 17.00 Examples of student films and close