Calling all young filmmakers

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11 June 2020 The Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE) joins forces with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Screenlife Liverpool for a very special, one-off event. On Saturday 4 July 2020, award-winning film director and producer, Timur Bekmambetov, is hosting a masterclass, bringing the Screenlife film format to the UK. Screenlife, which is a new, […]

Edge Hill University supports Liverpool literature festival during lockdown

20 May 2020 “We have been blown away by the levels of support for this” Originally a week-long festival for the millennium in 2000, Writing on the Wall has grown into an annual event, spanning the month of May. Set to have been the biggest year yet to mark its 20th anniversary, the team at […]

Short film reveals life under lockdown for diverse student body

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28 April 2020 A fun and affecting film has been unveiled to capture what students from Edge Hill University are doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, students were asked to submit a short clip of how they were spending their days during this period of social distancing to capture what it is really […]

Calling all Edge Hill Students: ICE-Olation Film Project

27 March 2020 Calling all students of Edge Hill University: any course, any year and wherever you are in the world.  Send us a short film about what you are doing in isolation and earn yourself £50 (one film per student).  Read on to see how you can get involved.  What you need to do  […]

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Podfest 2020

Taking ICE to Florida, USA 16th March 2020 November 2019 saw the launch of the brand-new ICE podcast, The Lonely Arts Club. Never did I imagine that just a couple of months after our first episode went live, I would be invited to Orlando to attend Podfest 2020. To set the scene, it was a […]

‘ICE’ to Meet You

Learn more about The Institute for Creative Enterprise 28th February 2020 The Institute for Creative Enterprise, also known as ICE, is promoted as “Edge Hill University’s practice-led and theoretically grounded interdisciplinary research forum”. While this is correct, I must admit this isn’t the snappiest of taglines and it probably still doesn’t make it quite clear […]

Podcasting: Where to Begin?

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11th February 2020 I’d not long been in my role as Administrator of the Institute for Creative Enterprise when my new boss suggests making an ‘ICE’ podcast. “There’s nothing to it”, he says. Now, anyone knows that the first few weeks of a new job can often be a little daunting; your mind juggling a […]

From Russia with Love

29 January 2020 Imagine, being invited to Moscow by film director, Timur Bekmambetov and his fantastic production company at Bazelevs. Well, luckily enough for the ICE team, this is how we kicked 2020 off…and what an exciting visit to Moscow it was! Our trip to Russia was planned at quite short notice. One minute we’re […]