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Caught on Camera: Top Film Schools and the story of modern day Filmmaking

By Mon, May 18, 2015 3:10AM UTC 0 Comment

Since the early days of cinema, with the dawn of the 20th Century and simple standing only projection rooms showing single-take short films, to today’s modern film, TV & media industry, the complex nature of filmmaking has proved to be ever changing, always on the cusp of technological advancement and forever with one step in...

Thai TV station red-faced after Thatcher-Streep gaffe

By Tue, Apr 09, 2013 1:30PM UTC 0 Comment

Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away on Monday at the age of 87 and with the passing of a historical figure like her, the mechanisms of the media go into full swing as her political legacies are discussed with either passion or loathing (while social media discussed whether or not the etiquette-based courtesy...

Thai Culture Minister slams SNL ‘Rosetta Stone’ sketch

By Tue, Feb 05, 2013 10:15AM UTC 0 Comment

About two weeks ago, the long-running US-American TV-show “Saturday Night Live” on NBC* had a skit lampooning the language-learning software Rosetta Stone (see embedded video below). In the parody commercial, some of the testimonials claim to use the software to learn Thai, order “to go to Thailand – for a thing…!” Of course, given that these...

Thai TV cancels drama series, viewers smell political interference

By Mon, Jan 07, 2013 10:00AM UTC 0 Comment

Channel 3 has cancelled the airing of the “lakorn” series “Nua Mek” (literally “Above the Clouds” or metaphorically “Unrivalled”), which was due to show the finale of the second season on Friday. The odd circumstances and reasoning make this the first real hot issue of the New Year for many. The story of “Nua Mek”...

IBIS Film Screening “As If I Am Not There”

By Thu, Nov 01, 2012 7:47AM UTC 0 Comment

IBIS Film Screening “As If I Am Not There” byUCDspirePosted onNovember 1, 2012 The Institute for British Irish Studies (IBIS) and the School of Politics and International Relations in University College Dublin (UCD) would like to invite you to the screening of the movie As If I Am Not There on Tuesday, the 6th of November 2012, 6-8pm in theatre 1, Newman Building, University College Dublin (UCD). The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film director Juanita Wilson.Juanita Wilson’s debut feature, As If I Am Not There, serves as a timely reminder of the atrocities suffered during...