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.
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.
I am embarking on various film Research projects, including a series on the work of UK Charity, MUSIC FUSION.
MeCCSA Annual Conference 2018 Teaching ‘Otherness’ - Reflections on film production pedagogy and political agency.
Whitford, S. & Friedman-Silver, Y.
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
The impact of 360 Audio on Story-telling: the new opportunities for the art of Location Sound Recording practices within the Observational Documentary genre, in UK TV.
Whitford, S. May 2018 (In preparation) In : The International Journal of the Image.
I am producing a series of filmed interviews with Master Practitioners for the bafp.port.ac.uk site.