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VENUE: BCU Parkside

5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD

Birmingham City University’s Parkside campus is the newest edition to the Eastside area and is connected to Millennium Point. The impressive building houses various departments, including Arts, Design and Media, and boasts state-of-the-art studios, production spaces, lecture theatres and an acting school, as well as a huge atrium exhibition space.

The campus is largely wheelchair accessible. For any specific questions about campus accessiblity you can contact the Disability Support Team at BCU: disability@bcu.ac.uk


Some Past Events

Guerilla Green Screen

Thursday April 21st, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Friday April 22nd, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Recommended age: 18 Dutch filmmaker Douwe Dijkstra has established himself as a green screen genius, evidenced by his fantastic recent shorts Supporting Film (screening in Reflections p.28) and 2014’s Démontable. For this imaginative hands-on workshop participants will be shooting snippets of footage around the city, looking for opportunities to use and abuse green screen techniques in a playful way, followed by […]

Festival of (In)appropriation

March 27, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Dir: Various Cert: 15* Founded in 2009 in LA, the Festival of (In)appropriation is a yearly showcase of short contemporary audiovisual works that appropriate existing film, video, or other media and repurpose it in “inappropriate” and inventive ways. Here’s the latest selection from 2014, featuring work by Birmingham’s own Sellotape Cinema.


March 24, 2014 @ 11:00 am - March 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Ever struggled with a narrative? Want to contribute to an amazing story? Story-Spline is a creative and educational experience, bringing an immediate understanding of the power of narrative structure. The idea is simple (and much like the old game Consequences), all you need is a little imagination and a pen to fill in the gaps […]