TFTS Staff collaborate on Land of My Fathers

26 April 2018

Aberystwyth Arts Centre is host to a production of Land of My Fathers, a play written and directed by Professor David Ian Rabey and with Digital Scenography by Piotr Woycicki 

TFTS graduate wins Royal Television Society Wales award

01 November 2017

Congratulations to Meleri Morgan for winning the Factual category at the 2018 Royal Television Society Wales Centre Student Television Awards!

Tribeca Film Festival Trip 2018

25 October 2017

We are delighted that our enviable relationship with the world-leading Tribeca Film Festival continues to go from strength to strength as we begin preparations to send two more students to the festival in New York next April. The festival trip is the annual highlight of a series of collaborations with the festival’s short film programmer, Ben Thompson, who is also a former TFTS graduate and now a Creative Associate of the university.


Alistair McDowall's Pomona

21 November 2017

Theatre, Film and Television Studies Professor David Ian Rabey's new book 'Alistair McDowall's Pomona' is due to be released in early 2018 as part of Routledge's Fourth Wall series. 

AHRC Scholarships & PhD Study

21 November 2017

The Department of Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University is pleased to invite applications for PhD scholarships, through its involvement in the AHRC South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP). The partnership brings together a Consortium of 8 universities, extended by a network of prestigious international, national and regional organisations representing the arts, heritage, media and government sectors.  

Congratulations to Jenny Hall for National Dance Company Wales’ P.A.R.A.D.E

01 November 2017

Congratulations to Jenny Hall on her scenography for National Dance Company Wales’ recent production P.A.R.A.D.E, performed at the Wales Millenium Centre and Pontio in Bangor. 

Bafta Cymru award for Aberystwyth University graduate

12 October 2017

A documentary by an Aberystwyth University graduate to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan tragedy has won the Single Documentary Award at Bafta Cymru 2017.

Aberystwyth MA graduate publishes in Film International

29 September 2017

Martin Smith, who graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2015 with an MA in Film Studies, has just published one of his course essays in the journal Film International

Degree schemes star in student satisfaction survey

09 August 2017

Undergraduate degree schemes at Aberystwyth University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies have been given high rankings in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

Published on Wednesday 9 August 2017, the annual poll of final-year undergraduates records student satisfaction for the Department’s Drama & Theatre Studies degree scheme at 94% and the Film & Television Studies degree scheme at 93%. 

Marguerite Jervis: The Forgotten Queen of Romance

27 July 2017

Liz Jones, Teaching Fellow at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, who is writing a biography of Marguerite Jervis for Honno Welsh Women’s Press, is presenting a paper on her research at the Welsh Women's Archive conference in Aberystwyth.

Call for Papers: Researching Past Cinema Audiences

24 July 2017

This conference offers a platform for both established and emerging scholars who share a desire to research past cinema audiences – prior to 2000 – through a wide range of investigative foci.  We welcome proposals for twenty minute papers, as well as for poster presentations, the latter of which may be ideal for masters or first year PhD students.   

Black Box - Edinburgh International Film Festival

25 June 2017

TFTS Lecturer Dr Kim Knowles is curating Black Box, an experimental strand at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Black Box showcases a selection of short and feature-length experimental films, pushing the boundaries and testing the limits of moving image production.

Er Cof: On Tour

03 July 2017

A performance by graduates of the BA Drama and Theatre Studies (Welsh Medium) degree scheme, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University.

PPi 10th Anniversary Lecture: 6-7 June (Prof Diana Taylor, New York University)

11 May 2017

You are warmly invited to the Performance and Politics International (PPi) Research Centre's 10th Anniversary Lecture from the 6-7 June 2017 with Professor Diana Taylor (New York University).

Peer Review College Appointment

Dr Jamie Medhurst, Head of Department, has been appointed as a member of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowship (FLF) Peer Review College.