Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Cargo Review Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter

For all you German speaking Werner Schroeter fans out there, follow the link below and have a look at a recent review published in Cargo magazine discussing Allegorical Images: Tableau, Time and Gesture in the Cinema of Werner Schroeter (Intellect 2006) by Michelle Langford.

Link to the review:

For more information about Allergorical Images check out our website:,id=4541/

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Thursday, 21 May 2009

Issue number 2 of The Big Picture Magazine has arrived!

To get your hands on a FREE copy, follow the link below to locate your nearest vendor:

About The Big Picture
The Big Picture is the new visually-focussed free film magazine that goes beyond the borders of the screen to reveal cinema's unique power to entertain, inspire and connect to each and every one of us.

In this issue you will find special features about 'The Face on Screen' and 'Mobile Cinemas in Africa' among our regular sections such as 'On Location', which this issue focuses on Berlin and 'One Shot', which discusses Hitchcock's Psycho.

Check out the website and let us know what you think:

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Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Launch of New Book on Artists’ Cinema at the Venice Biennale 2009, Saturday June 6, 6.30pm

The Place of Artists’ Cinema: Space, Site and Screen, by Maeve Connolly, will be launched at the Irish Pavilion at Venice on Saturday June 6 at 6.30pm.

The book will be launched by Dr. Paul O’Neill, curator, artist, writer and Research fellow with Situations at the University of the West of England, where he is leading the international research project ‘Locating the Producers’. The event is hosted by the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media, and will take place at the Irish Pavilion at the 53rd International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Istituto Provinciale per lInfanzia Santa Maria della Pietà, Calle della Pietà, Castello (located between San Marco and the Arsenale), on Saturday June 6 from 6.30-7.30pm.

For directions to the Irish Pavilion see

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Monday, 18 May 2009

Intellect are 'Tweeting'

You can now follow us on Twitter. The link is:

You can also find us, along with links to many of our authors and contributors on Facebook:

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Friday, 15 May 2009


The Big Picture is the new visually-focussed free film magazine that goes beyond the borders of the screen to reveal cinema's unique power to entertain, inspire and connect to each and every one of us.

After much fiddling, tweaking and noodling we are pleased to announce the full launch of The Big Picture website (release the balloons and let the fanfare commence!).
Go have a look and please give us your feedback as we'd love to hear what you good people out there think.

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SCMS Cancellation

Intellect had been due to attend and exhibit at SCMS (Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference) in Tokyo next week. Unfortunately, the conference has now been cancelled (further information can be found here: Our Book Publishing Manager, Sam King, will still however be travelling to Tokyo next week (arriving on Wednesday 20th May–Saturday 23rd May) on other business. If any of our authors or editors are still planning to travel to Tokyo, and would like to meet, please do contact her at: (a temporary address that can be accessed remotely).

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Thursday, 14 May 2009

Intellect author, Alfredo Cramerotti, presents new project – Faulty Lines – at the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool

Alfredo Cramerotti will present his recent project Faulty Lines. Shot in various cities around the world, the project explores the relationship between the two-dimensional photographic image and a three-dimensional built environment. Alfredo Cramerotti is an artist, curator and writer based in Derby. His work as an artist is primarily concerned with questions of narrative in photography, installation, video, performance and text. Organised in collaboration with Open Eye Gallery, Redeye’s Liverpool Network meetings take place every couple of months. They offer photographers of all kinds the chance to meet, catch up on news and gossip, meet members of the Redeye and Open Eye Gallery teams and see short talks and presentations of work.

Redeye Network Meeting
Tuesday 19 May, 7.30pm
Speaker: Alfredo Cramerotti
Free event, all welcome.

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Monday, 11 May 2009

Intellect author Mark Browning appears on BBC Radio

Intellect author Mark Browning recently appeared on BBC Radio Kent where he discussed his forthcoming book Stephen King on the Big Screen with the Big Drive Home presenter Andy Garland.

To hear the interview in full, follow the link and listen to Mark on BBC iPlayer (the interview begins 16 minutes and 20 seconds into the recording):

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Friday, 8 May 2009


We want to support young and talented photographers by offering them the opportunity to showcase their work on our marketing material and book/journal covers. We invite those interested in submitting photography work to send an email with a low-resolution picture to If your photo is selected for publication, it will be viewed by a wide audience of academic, readers, bookshops and libraries, and you will be credited accordingly. The selection procedure is based on personal taste only. Your name will be printed and if you have a web address we can include that too; a copy of the material will be sent to you to include within your portfolio.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Friday, 1 May 2009

Videogames and Art breaks into the top 10

Intellect's Videogames and Art (edited by Andy Clarke & Grethe Mitchell) is now one of Amazon's top 10 bestselling electronic art books. Follow the link for more details:

Or find the book on our website:,id=4565/

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