We explore the science, technology and art of the still and moving image, and its impact on our lives.
This year we’re celebrating 20 editions of the Bradford International Film Festival, and we need your help. We want to hear which is your favourite British film, made in the last 20 years and shown at the Festival.
John Thomson was one of the first photographers to travel to the Far East, documenting its landscape, people and antiquities.
We’ll be making hundreds of images from the world’s largest public collection of Cameron portraits available online as part of a year-long digitisation project.
Believe it or not, this grotesque and surreal lantern slide was a favourite at Victorian magic lantern shows – the forerunner to cinema whose popularity lasted for 300 years.
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.