Browse our video collections to find event recordings, original digital comissions, plus lots of useful resources for writers and creatives.
Writing the Missing – The Water Trilogy
In mesmeric lyrical dialogue with her brain, the river and the sea, award winning disabled activist, writer and performer Lisette Auton weaves together character and setting to provoke debate and action in The Water Trilogy.
Writing for Television: Industry intel for aspiring and emerging TV writers
Two special events for anyone interested in screenwriting and keen to learn more about the development and commissioning process.
SoulFood: A Film from REfUSE Café
REfUSE is a pay-as-you-feel community café that works to reduce food waste. Working with filmmaker Nick Whitworth and producer Emily Wiseman, the café community have co-created a film showcasing the ground-breaking environmental work and culture of the café.
The New Great Britons
In 2002, the BBC ran a campaign to find the Greatest Briton. 20 years on, this partnership project with Durham University’s Dr Natalie Mears is a series of short films with leading university researchers, each advocating for ‘great Britons’ they feel have been overlooked by history.
Startling | a poetry film
21 October 2022 by
To celebrate the publication of Linda France's tenth poetry collection - influenced by her three years of writing the climate - artist Kate Sweeney has created a new film responding to Linda's words.
Stitched: three songs from the student-written hip-opera
Songs from Stitched: a show which was performed at Sage, Gateshead in September 2019, and written by Students from Excelsior Academy
Northern Writers’ Awards Ceremony 2022
Watch some of the highlights of this year's Northern Writers' Awards, which celebrated a showcase of some of the fantastic writers who have emerged from the awards throughout the years.
Dawn Chorus: a collective sound poem
In spring 2021 poet Linda France and sound artist Christo Wallers launched an open call for lines to Dawn Chorus, a collective sound poem for the beginning of the world.
Murmuration: a collective film poem
A collective poem in a time of climate crisis and coronavirus, by Linda France and Kate Sweeney.
Hallsong | by John Challis and Christo Wallers
An original film with poetry, commissioned as part of John Challis’ residency at Seaton Delaval Hall.
Ideas for Positive Change
Ideas for Positive Change is a new series of short talks, presented by Durham University academics. Inspired by the success...
Northern Writers’ Awards: Digital Roadshows 2022
Each year we host a series of free Roadshow events, with expert panels offering advice for those hoping to enter...