South West Film and Television Archive – SWFTA is the regional film archive for the South West of England.
Established in 1993, the film and television collections include the programme libraries of Westward Television and TSW – Television South West. The archive cares for donated film and video collections, both amateur and professional, dating back to the early 1900s.
SWFTA is part of Plymouth City Council’s Museums Galleries Archives service and integral to the development of The Box, Plymouth – a new cultural and heritage visitor attraction set to open in spring 2020.
Megan Mitchell of Matchbox Cine Club, reflects and reports back following their enrollment on a Open City Documentary Festival and UCL short course, attended with a bursary from Film Hub South West.
BFI NETWORK South West are pleased to present our participants for the Script Development Lab 2021. 8 participants were selected from 110+ applications - here you can learn more about each individual.
New Directions is a programme supporting archive film events which retrace the historic steps that have brought the UK to its current political and cultural crossroads.