clapperMEETINGS FOR 2017-2018

Monday to Wednesday 19 - 21 March 2018
BFI Southbank and Birkbeck, University of London

The Third International Conference Colour in Film will be held in London from March 19-21, 2018, organized by the Colour Group (GB), HTW Berlin and the University of Zurich, in cooperation with the BFI and Birkbeck, University of London.

The event will include screenings in the BFI's – National Film Theatre 3, keynote lectures and presentations from international film and colour scholars, and will feature a special project workshop by University of Zurich's projects ERC Advanced Grant FilmColors and SNF Film Colors Technologies, Cultures, Institutions, led by Prof. Dr. Barbara Flueckiger.

Details of the programme and further information will be shared on the official website of the conference

SHORT PROGRAMME: Full programme may be seen at

Day 1      BFI, Southbank, NFT3 (and Blue Room)

12:00        Registration

13:00        Opening
                 Elza Tantcheva-Burdge & Ulrich Ruedel

13:10        Screenings

14:30        Break

14:45        Screening

15:15        Colour in Film at BFI - TBA

15:20        Screenings

16:05        Keynote – Giovanna Fossati

16:50        Q&A

17:10        Preview of Day 2 and Close

17:30        RECEPTION – BFI, Southbank, Blue Room


Day 2       BFI, Southbank, NFT3

09:30          Workshop Part 1: FilmColors, University of Zurich
                    Led by Barbara Flueckiger

12:00          Lunch Break

13:00          Session 1: From Applied Colours to Electronics
                    Chaired by Ulrich Ruedel

16:15          Q&A

16:50          Preview of Day 3

17:55          MÜNCHHAUSEN
                    Barbara Flueckiger and Anke Wilkening

18:30          Screening


Day 3    Clore Centre Lecture Theatre, Birkbeck,    University of London

09:25      Workshop Part 2: FilmColors, University of Zurich
                Led by Barbara Flueckiger 

12:20      Lunch Break

13:20      Session 2: Science, Technology and Aesthetics
                Chaired by Elza Tantcheva-Burdge

13:25      Colour Group (GB) Keynote – Colour Space and Colour Appearance Lecture by Prof Mike Pointer

14:05      Presentations

15:35      Q&A

15:55      Preview of 2019 CiF and Concluding Remarks
                Ulrich Ruedel & Elza Tantcheva-Burdge

NFT3, Blue Room and Clore Centre, Birkbeck, University of London

Varies by day - Full programme may be seen at

There are a few tickets available for Day 1 and Day 2 of the Conference - choose the apprpropriate type from the table below
and then use the orange Eventbrite button to purchase via the secure PayPal system.
Students and staff from HTW Berlin and University of Zurich are also eligible for the member rates shown below.

Advance reservation for the Monday Evening Reception is included in the Conference Ticket price but you will need a separate ticket (free) for
this event - if you do not already have a reception ticket, get one using the Eventbrite orange button below.

You will also need a ticket for the Tuesday Evening Public MÜNCHHAUSEN Screening, price £5, so make sure you purchase this ticket type
using the Eventbrite orange button below.

NOTE: you do not need a PayPal account to purchase your ticket, you can use any of the popular cards shown.

TWO DAY TICKET for Day 1 and Day 2 only
Non-Member of CG(GB) - £75 Member of CG(GB) - £57
Student Non-Member CG(GB) - £30 Student Member CG(GB) - £17

NOTE: Tickets for the Reception and the MÜNCHHAUSEN Screening are still available - use the Eventbrite orange button to get these.

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At the Conference, non-CG(GB) members may take up CG(GB) membership for £15 rather than the standard £20. Ask at Reception.

DATE 13 March 2018