New website launched to connect UNESCO Cities of Film and enhance international collaboration

Eleanor PenderBradford, Bristol, Collaborative, Network

On Wednesday 15 July 2020, a new website launched to connect the 18 Cities of Film in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, in order to showcase the work taking place between the cities and enhance the international collaboration within the network. Bristol City of Film has led the design and development of the multilingual Cities of Film website (www.citiesoffilm.org), which … Read More

Bristol UNESCO City of Film and Dakar UNESCO City of Media Arts strengthen links through cultural exchange

Natalie MooreBristol, Collaborative, Network

In Autumn 2018, the Afrika Eye Festival of Bristol, UK and Image et Vie festival of Dakar, the capital of Senegal, are worked together on the first collaborative cultural exchange since the two cities became united as members of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The project saw two young artists from each city taking up a two week residency in … Read More

Five new Cities of Film join the Creative Cities Network

Eleanor PenderNetwork

On World Cities Day, 31 October 2019, UNESCO announced 66 new designations across the Creative Cities Network. All 66 Cities can be found on the UCCN website. Among the 66 receiving a new designation were five new Cities of Film, Mumbai (India), Potsdam (Germany), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Valladolid (Spain) and Wellington (New Zealand). Mumbai, India Mumbai is the birthplace … Read More