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Funding obtained by Film staff in the academic year 2012-13 included four awards from national funding bodies:

  • The AHRC awarded £45,000 and £39,000 respectively to two International Research Networks, 'Bazaar Cinema: Young people repurposing media in London and Mumbai (Harbord, 2012), 'Screening Nature' (Pick, 2012)

  • The AHRC Cultural Engagement scheme awarded £40,000 for a research collaboration with the East End Film Festival (Harbord, 2013)

  • The QM Public Engagement Fund awarded £40,000 to Drama, Film and Computer Science for a Cultural programme, 'Peopling the Palace' (Harbord and Mandis, 2012-13)

  • The research forum Living British Cinema was awarded seed funding of £10,000 (Drazin, Bolton, 2010) and £9,450 by the Westfield Fund for Enhancing Student Experience for its 2014 Festival (Bolton, 2013)

  • The department's production unit, Mile End Films, was awarded £27,000 by the Student Experience Investment Fund (Mandis, 2011)

  • The 'Iconic Image and Political Violence' research project was awarded £1,000 of SLLF seedbed funding (Hicks, Saxton, Westwell)

  • The Film Phenomenology symposium was awarded £1,000 of SLLF seedbed funding (Bolton, Chamarette)

  • A Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship

 

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