From Bradford UNESCO City of Film, we write about photography, film and television, and daily life in a national museum.
In the late 19th century, subjects that seemed mundane to modern eyes exerted a peculiar fascination, such was the novelty of their being captured by the camera.
Tom recalls the moment he fell in love with film, and the year BIFF had a better line up of British and international film stars than any other festival.
Bradford International Film Festival Co-Director Neil Young reports from Cannes 2013, fresh from Critics’ Week Jury duty and flying the flag for Bradford (City of Film).
Colin Harding looks at the rise of commercial beach photography, and the shift from stiff, formal portraits, to the unposed holidaymaker by the sea.
We’ve been asking staff to recall their fondest memories and share their favourite objects. Mandy reminds us why this is such a great place to work.
Throughout this month, we’ve been counting down to our 30th birthday and now it’s finally here! Our Head of Museum, Jo Quinton-Tulloch, is looking forward to a weekend of celebration… … Continue reading
Iain Logie Baird is certain that the Model B Televisor in our Collection was tuned in to the very first television broadcast. That’s a lot of history in one object.
Dick Vaughan arrived in 1983 to organise the installation of the first permanent IMAX cinema in Europe. 30 years later he’s still here, and still fascinated by the technology.
The Hogg daguerreotype is one of the most significant objects in our Collection. Taken in 1843, it is the earliest known photograph of a photographer at work.
A gallery of our favourite images inspired by the photography of Tom Wood. This weekend is your last chance to see our exhibition of his work as it closes on Sunday.
When the introduction of cheap snapshot cameras coincided with more leisure time for ordinary folk, they flocked to the seaside to record their sunny memories.
Our photography curators pick their favourite additions to Flickr Commons, and we remind you why joining The Commons is one of the best things we’ve ever done.