15 April 2016
Tech backlash: the resurgence of film, vinyl and paperbacks
Technology has advanced art - for better or worse - at a speedy pace in recent years. But with the recent growth in vinyl sales, and the ongoing trend for film photography, is it really all over for analogue?
22 March 2016
This was one emotional film. I mean, super emotional. I didn't cry or anything, but some parts were extremely difficult to watch. In fact, I didn't even understand the film fully until I watched it a second time.
9 March 2016
10 ways to...get a career in film
Here, Steffan Zachiyah from BBC3's Transgender: Back to Jamaica discusses his top ten tips for getting a career as a filmmaker.
29 February 2016
Oscars 2016: Winners
The Oscars have happened. The biggest night in the world's entertainment awards season is over.
15 February 2016
When I heard that Creed was going to be released, it was a huge fanboy moment for me. I absolutely loved the Rocky series. However, whilst I was excited, a part of me was worried; sequel's don't always deliver.
1 February 2016
What goes on at...Film Expo South
This week the very first Film Expo South takes place at the AGEA bowl in Southampton. For those who don't know, this is Southampton's first film convention, and it features an amazing line up of talks from filmmakers and experts.
1 February 2016
The impact of change from Kids in Museums
By offering a variety of tools, materials and workshops to museum professionals, Kids in Museums have been able to implement change for young visitors nationally.
29 January 2016
A Wizard's Spell on the World
A certain Wizard dominated much of our youth, but it wasn't all magic and myth; Mr Potter taught many life lessons too.
26 January 2016
Reel life: 10 documentaries that changed the world
At the turn of the millennium, the humble documentary had a reputation for simply being boring.
18 January 2016
What is Hollywood's problem with diversity?
For the second year running the Oscars nominations have been criticised for their four acting categories having exclusively white nominees, sparking more debate over diversity in Hollywood and bringing the return of the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite.
18 January 2016
The Hateful Eight
This is Tarantino's 8th film and to be honest, he's improving through the years.
16 January 2016
The top 10 indies to look out for in 2016
As independent cinema finds its legs more and more among the masses, these days, it's the place to seek solace from the unrelenting output from the likes of Disney, Fox, and Warner Bros.
10 January 2016
Network, Collaborate & Engage
AGEAS BOWL, SOUTHAMPTON
THURSDAY 4TH FEBRUARY
They say every one has a book in them. But what if that book in your head should really be a film? And then what if you've worked out exactly where the film should be set, who should play the leading parts and you're already thinking of calling Adele to record the theme song?
Well, you'd probably be wise to get yourself along to FILM EXPO SOUTH, launching at the AGEAS Bowl conference centre on February 4th 2016. They can't promise to get you Adele's phone number but they can get you in front of film making experts to cover every angle, turning your film making dreams into a reality.
9 January 2016
BAFTAs 2016: Nominees
Here we are again, the nominations for the 2016 BAFTA Film Awards have been released. Let's go through them together, shall we?
6 January 2016
LUV (2012) Review
A Review of the film 'LUV'
5 January 2016
Deja-View: Boyz n the Hood and Straight Outta Compton
Are you bored of films repeating themselves? It's not just the endless remakes that are giving you a sense of filmic deja-vu, many films follow tried and tested formulas. This month, Boys n the Hood goes against Straight Outta Compton.
23 December 2015
The best film of the decade is: Black Swan
The votes are in! We asked you what you thought has been the best art since Arts Award was born ten years ago. In a close race, the title goes to Black Swan.
22 December 2015
Christmas is a time for.......Film Making!!
Excitement is building here at Film Expo South towers and we're not just talking about Christmas! With just 6 weeks to go, our little elves are dashing through the snow (OK, cut me some artistic slack), getting things ready for our big day on 4th February 2016.
With two more speakers signed up this week, http://www.filmexposouth.co.uk/speakers, the scene is set to host an amazing day of collaboration