Conference paper titled: "AMBISONIC-CENTRED LOCATION SOUND RECORDING: REINVIGORATING THE OBSERVATIONAL DOCUMENTARY GENRE?" selected for the "Mapping Spaces, Sounding Places: Geographies of Sound in Audiovisual Media" conference 19 -22Mar19 in Cremona, Italy.
My field recordings are for sale @ SOUNDODGS.COM
The changing face of the art of Location Sound Recording practices within the Observational Documentary genre.
Whitford, S. May 2018 (In preparation) In : Studies in Documentary Film.
On the Edge of Practice: reflections on filmmaking pedagogy in the age of Creative Industries.
Whitford, S. & Friedman-Silver, Y. 15 May 2018 (Submitted) In : Cinema Journal. Education Dossier
Funding as Co-investigator from the Themes Research & Innovation Fund (TRIF) for a project titled: "The Role of Creative Practices in Countering Hate and Extremism".
The project will explore the potential of filmmaking as a method to tackle the spread of discourses of hate and extremism amongst young people. Using creative practices research methods, it seeks to develop in-depth understanding of young people’s perspective on hate and extremism and to examine the transformative role played by creative practices...
We aim to produce a collaborative film by the young people during 2019 and an audio-visual essay/ short documentary co-authored by Principal Investigator, Dr Yael Friedman analysing the ‘filmic event’. Journals outputs by colleagues will include a sociological analyses of the project findings in the context of Islamophobia, and another on Hate Crime. External funding applications will also follow by end of July 2020.
Filming the Cave of Letters: Life as a location sound record is never dull, but STEVE WHITFORD MIPS describes a particularly unusual job he undertook in Israel last year.
Whitford, S. Apr 2002 In : Line Up: The Journal of the Institute of Broadcast Sound. 84, p. 14-18 ARTICLE HERE
Review of Sound Devices 442 mixer
Whitford, S. Aug 2002 In : Line Up: The Journal of the Institute of Broadcast Sound. 86, p. 26-29
I am producing a series of filmed interviews with Master Practitioners for the bafp.port.ac.uk site.
MeCCSA Annual Conference 2018 Teaching ‘Otherness’ - Reflections on film production pedagogy and political agency.
Whitford, S. & Friedman-Silver, Y.
I am embarking on various film Research projects, including a series on the work of UK Charity, MUSIC FUSION.