StoryLab Colombia Success

We recently completed our third and final StoryLab Research Network workshop at the University of Ibagué in Colombia. We had a fantastic engagement from filmmakers and writers from across the country; in fact more than any of the other workshops, participants had literally travelled from the far corners of Colombia to attend the workshop. As […]

StoryLab Ghana Research Network Workshop Success

We followed on a successful StoryLab Kuala Lumpur workshop in June with a workshop in Accra, Ghana, between the 25th and 27th July 2017. Held at one of Africa’s oldest film schools, National Film and Television School (NAFTI), this workshop, too, proved to be a great success. We had 12 brilliant participants who were all […]

Kuala Lumpur StoryLab Research Network Workshop Success

StoryLab International Film Development Research Network ran its first workshop in Kuala Lumpur between the 14th and 16th June 2017. The workshop was hosted by FINAS at their Content Malaysia Pitching Centre in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. We had a wonderful team of 13 participants of varying ages and experience. Some participants were experienced […]

StoryLab Kuala Lumpur Film Development Workshop Now Open For Registrations

We’re excited to announce that the first of three StoryLab international film development workshops to be run as part of the AHRC funded StoryLab International Film Development Research Network has been confirmed and is ready for registrations. The workshop provides a unique opportunity for Malaysia based filmmakers to participate in the development of film project […]

Erik Knudsen Joins The University of Central Lancashire

We’re very pleased to announce that on the 1st July 2016, Erik Knudsen joined the School of Film, Media and Performance in the College of Culture and Creative Industries at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, United Kingdom, as a Professor of Media Practice. This is an exciting new opportunity for him to be part of shaping an ambitious aspiration within the […]

Carolina Patiño gains her Doctorate

Congratulations to Carolina Patiño for successfully defending her PhD thesis to gain a Doctorate. Carolina gained her PhD from University of Salford, where she also gained her Masters Degree a number of years ago. Her PhD thesis title was Exploring the formal and informal distribution mechanism for Colombian documentary films. This pioneering work further emphasis […]

Network Members Meet at Bournemouth University

Professor Erik Knudsen was pleased to initiate the StoryLab International Film Development Workshop by inviting Dr Nico Meissner, Sarah Kuntoh and Susana Ortiz Obregon to Bournemouth. Members were introduced to each other and a series of meetings took place in which the project plan was developed. We discussed in detail the purpose of the network, […]

Nico Meissner joins Griffith University in Brisbane

Congratulations to Nico Meissner, who will be joining Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, in January 2016. Luckily for our project, StoryLab International Film Development Research Network, this is not going to impact on the delivery of our project in Kuala Lumpur. Nico will still be attached to Multimedia University for research purposes, including continuing to supervise […]