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Our blog is written by staff and very special guests. We share stories from our Collections, coverage of our film festivals, and take you behind the scenes at the Museum.

  • Neatly assembled for 2014 – Jamie Sefton on the gaming highlights in this year’s BAF

    27 October 2014

    Jamie Sefton looks ahead to the some of the gaming highlights for BAF 2014 including a very special talk from Colin Graham, Animation Director of best selling action-adventure game, Watch_Dogs.

  • Bradford Animation Festival 2014 tickets on sale now!

    17 September 2014

    The BAF 2014 programme has been released with tickets and passes on sale now. Have a look at some of the highlights we’ve got lined up for this year.

  • How big is the camera you’d need to film an ant?

    21 August 2014

    How big a camera would you need to film the smallest of insects? The answer may surprise you…

  • What do Scottish photographs look like: Part 2

    08 July 2014

    From X-Rays to Pagodas: Scottish photography isn’t (exclusively) tartan or covered in heather.

  • What do Scottish photographs look like?

    01 July 2014

    Surely Scottish photography would be photographs by Scots, of Scots, in Scotland, wouldn’t it? But of course nothing is ever straightforward, so why should Scottish photography be any different?

  • Vintage future: How Metamono write music for early British science films

    05 June 2014

    Musician Jono Podmore writes on scoring early British science films for a world premiere at Bradford International Film Festival.

  • Discovering Yoshitaro Nomura through the Bradford International Film Festival

    23 May 2014

    What happens when film festivals show old, ‘undiscovered’ films? Film Programme Manager Tom Vincent writes on press coverage for the recent Yoshitaro Nomura retrospective at Bradford International Film Festival.

  • Martin Parr: “I didn’t court controversy.”

    14 May 2014

    Martin Parr and Susie Parr discuss controversy, their careers, social media’s impact on photography and Tony Ray-Jones’s influence.

  • Celebrating 50 years of BBC2

    30 April 2014

    Iain Baird looks back at the launch of BBC2 50 years ago, and explains how Play School accidentally became the first succesfully broadcast show on the new channel.

  • BAF is back for 2014 and we’re looking for your submissions

    16 April 2014

    We’re now into our 21st year and the search for the best international selection of animated films continues. That search could involve your film so here’s how you can submit for this year’s festival.

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