Liverpool, United Kingdom

Who needs Hollywood? Liverpool in TV and Film Culture: 1973-2023

when 18 June 2024 - 30 July 2024
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 5 EC

This module will explore the city of Liverpool’s importance and contribution to TV and film culture,
demonstrating how over the years Liverpool has earned itself a place on the map of visual production and the digital arts. Each session will draw links between the city and a number of popular TV/film productions, presenting students with an in-depth case study of how and why it was Liverpool and no other destination that was chosen to be thrust into the spotlight for a particular production, the different sides of Liverpool that are portrayed through its digital depiction and the overall effects the TV and film industry ties have had on the wider region.

Course leader

Sarah Ellis

Course aim

- To develop confidence in understanding and communicating complex ideas in written
- To develop skills in research and collaborative learning.
- To develop a comprehensive understanding of Liverpool's influence on selected film and
TV productions, investigating digital connections and assessing their impact on the city
and the broader region

Credits info

5 EC
Modules are equivalent to 2.5 ECTS.

Fee info

GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 4-6 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.