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Refresh: reinvigorating film and media teaching in the digital age

This one-day event aims to bring together primary, secondary, FE, HE and the exhibition sector working in film and media education to network, share best practice and update on contemporary theory, technology and skills.


  1. Nikki Christie, “nurturing the talent of tomorrow” – BFI Film Academy is a unique free opportunity for young people aged 16 – 19, giving participants insider knowledge on what it’s like to work in film. 
  2. Dann Casswell, “raising aspirations” – BBC Talent Ticket, in partnership with UWE Bristol, is designed to support learners who wish to study media programmes at university or who wish to work in the media industry. 
  3. Cathy Poole, “unlocking the arts for children” – as Education Officer at The Curzon Community Cinema, Clevedon and convenor of MoviES (Moving Image Education Specialists) Cathy will talk about her work with the Princes Foundation for Children and the Arts, START programme 
  4. Keynote address to the MeCCSA conference in Derry 2013: