We explore the science, technology and art of the still and moving image, and its impact on our lives.
This week sees the release of a book co-authored by Brian May (yes, that one) about an unusual series of stereo photographs featuring hell, skeletons and demons all aglow.
Writer and children’s literature expert, Elly McCausland, ponders the decisions of the writers, producers and directors who turn our favourite children’s books into films.
Ray Harryhausen’s Medusa is one of the most recognisable characters in model-animation cinema history. In under 5 minutes, he changed our perceptions of the mythological creature forever.
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
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.
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.
Did you know that we’re one of only three public venues in the world that can show Cinerama? Dick Vaughan remembers our very first time, 20 years ago this month.
In the year of our 30th birthday, Deb Singleton, Director of Bradford Animation Festival, looks back at some of the highlights of the last 20 years of BAF.
When a pivotal highlight of the National Photography Collection combines with an innovative national collaboration, well, that’s something to be proud of.
Even if you’ve never seen it before, it’s likely that ‘Iago’ will feel instantly familiar. Emily shares one of her favourite photographs from the National Collection.
Our landmark exhibition in 2002 celebrated 40 years of the world’s best-known movie phenomenon – the James Bond films.