Experiments for Elizabeth

18 November 2015

Advanced Scenographic Project 2015 - Seven experiments with found materials and construction, grounded in systems, codes and fashions of exploration from the age of British Renaissance. 

Rhys Lewis Performance

18 November 2015

Mold, the 1880s: Faith, hope, and love.


One strike. One collar. One broken clock. Two pigs.

Many men. Silent women.


Three cameras. Two screens. Two projectors. Two tripods. A green screen. Two mixers.

Five microphones. And the women in our lives. 

PhD researcher contributes to major exhibition

18 November 2015

PhD researcher contributes to major exhibition
Judit Bodor, a PhD researcher in the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, has been the co-curator of a major exhibition about to open at National Museum Cardiff.

David Blumfield

06 November 2015

It is with great sadness that we report the death of David Blumfield, a tutor at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, who has died after a short illness, aged 53. 

Euros Lyn Q&A

07 October 2015

On Wednesday 7th of October, we were privileged to have the renowned television director Euros Lyn come to the Department to talk to students about his career.

Special Event: Euros Lyn

07 October 2015

BAFTA Cymru award winning Director of Doctor Who and Sherlock
11am Wednesday October 7th

Rhodri Ap Dyfrig — Top 50 Social Media Influences

23 June 2015

TFTS Lecturer Rhodri Ap Dyfrig has had a busy few weeks— appearing on the Radio, being shortlisted for an Award, receiving a £15,000 Grant from the Welsh Book Council and, most recently, being named in the Top 50 most influential higher education (HE) professionals using social media.

Latest Employment Figures

23 June 2015

Latest graduate level employment/further study figures: 

94% of AU Drama, Theatre, Performance and Scenography students in employment or further study 6 months after graduation.

87% of Media and Communication and Film and Television Studies students in employment or further study 6 months after graduation.

NSS Feedback

23 June 2015

See what TFTS Graduates have to say about their former department. 

Former TFTS Student Hailed by Adweek

23 June 2015

Ed Zitron, a former Media and Communications student here at the Theatre, Film and Television Studies department has recently been listed in Adweek's 'Top 30 under 30'.

TFTS Student Wins Awards

23 June 2015

Lara Kipp, departmental PhD student and tutor currently in her second year of study towards her doctoral thesis, 'Tracing the Sublime in Howard Barker's Scenography Through Aesthetic Analysis', has an impressive trio of national and international achievements within a month.

TFTS Hinterland Placement Recollections

23 June 2015

The recollections of TFTS Students on their placements with BBC/S4C's major TV show 'Hinterland'. 

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival

13 April 2015

Next week Dr Kim Knowles will be attending the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival in Hawick, presenting a curated programme called 'Disintegrating Bodies' and speaking in their Artists' Filmmaking Symposium.

TFTS Departmental Conference

09 February 2015

This year we have two keynote papers by Professor Robin Nelson (Central School of Speech and Drama) and Professor John Ellis (Royal Holloway). We also have several staff members presenting papers: Matt Hills, Birgit Beumers, Greg Bevan, Liz Jones, as well as a roundtable discussion about academia and industry. 

Winona by TFTS Alumni Christopher T Harris

09 February 2015

Winona is the new play by acclaimed writer and TFTS Alumni Christopher T. Harris; a play about love, social existence and the need to love. This production is directed by acclaimed practioner Natalie Evans with a cast that includes Ally Goodman, Leslie Staum-Lewis and Andy Evans. Thursday 19th February 2015 Aberystwyth Arts Centre

TFTS Student's Hinterland Placement

09 January 2015

Georgia Hayward, a TFTS student, recounts her experiences during her workplacement on the set of hit BBC/S4C crime-drama Hinterland. 

TFTS Staff and Students at Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design 2015

09 January 2015

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space is the world's largest exhibition in the field of scenography and theatre architecture. Students from Aberystwyth’s Scenography and Theatre Design programme have been chosen by PQ15 to present a piece of work created as part of their study scheme – ‘Serving the Weather’

Call for Papers and Presentations of Practice

09 January 2015

This one-day symposium will bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss current issues and debates in practice-based research, practice-as-research and theoretically-informed practice.

Hinterland in Guardian TV Top 10 of 2014

07 January 2015

Hinterland has made it to number 5 in the Guardians the best British TV dramas of 2014, saying its "Aberystwyth’s answer to The Killing – there can be no finer compliment than that this has now been snapped up by Danish TV. Twisted, haunted, brooding – and that’s both its star Richard Harrington and Wales."



Dave McKean's 'Luna': Event hosted by Mwldan Film Society, 18th January 2015

06 January 2015

Theatr Mwldan Film Society presents the Welsh premiere of Luna a film by Dave McKean + introduction and Q&A with the director.

Sunday 18 January 5.55pm in Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

To book call 01239 621200



The Winter Show 2015

18 November 2015

This year, the ‘pop-up’ exhibition will include 25 interdisciplinary arts projects (including, films, videos, projections, installations, soundscapes and performance) by students of Experimental Media Production (TFTS), Interdisciplinary Studio Practice (SoA) and Creative Project (ILLCA). 

A Day in Future Wales

18 November 2015

Aberystwyth will be the earthly location for a cosmic mini-festival which will feature and celebrate aspects of future Wales through striking art, extraordinary music and thought-provoking discussion.