MEETINGS FOR 2018-2019

Monday to Wednesday 25 - 27 February 2019
BFI, Southbank London, NFT3 (and Blue Room)

The event is co-organised by the Colour Group GB ( and HTW – University of Applied Sciences Berlin ( and, and  ERC Advanced Grant FilmColors (University of Zurich) (  in collaboration with The British Film Institute (BFI) .The event will include screenings, keynote lectures and presentations from international film and colour scholars in the BFI's – National Film Theatre 2.

Below is the preliminary programme. More details will be shared on the official website of the conference,

Provisional Programme:

Day 1  BFI, Southbank, NFT3 (and Blue Room)
11:00 Individual consultancy for prospective students of audiovisual preservation at HTW Berlin
Blue Room
12:00 Registration (BFI Foyer)
13:00 Opening
Elza Tantcheva-Burdge, Ulrich Ruedel & Barbara Flueckiger
13:10 Screenings with introductions by scholars and  preservationists, including Kieron Webb and Bryony Dixon from BFI, with live silent accompaniment by Neil Brand
15:45 Keynote – Tom Gunning, University of Chicago title TBA
16:30 Q&A
17:00 Preview of Day 2 and Close
17:30 RECEPTION – BFI, Southbank, Blue Room
Day 2   BFI, Southbank, NFT3
09:30 Opening
Barbara Flueckiger
09:35 Session 1: Colour in Cinema: Landscape, Fashion, Abstraction
presenters include: Bregt Lameris from University of Zurich; Tereza Frodlova from the Czech National Archive; Marketa Uhrilova from Central St Martins, University of Arts London
10:35 Screening
11:05  Session 2: Historic Film
presenters include James Layton, MoMA, USA
12:15         Lunch Break
13:15 Colour Group Keynote by David H Foster, University of Manchester, title TBA
14:00       Session 3: Colour: Physics, Spaces, Scanning
presenters include Giorgio Trumpy from University of Zurich: Simon Lund from Cineric, USA; Alessandro Rizzi from University of Milan; Reto Kromer from AV Preservation by
15:30         Break
15:45         Session 4: 25 Years Conservation/ Restoration at HTW Berlin
presenters include Julia Wallmüller, Deutsche Kinemathek, and Corinna Reinhard, HTW
16:45 Q&A
17:25 Preview of Day 3  
18:30 Public Screening - TBA
Day 3   BFI, Southbank, NFT3
09:30 Opening
9:35 Session 1: Colour Kaleidoscope
presenters include Kathryn Millard from Macquarie University, Australia; Hilde d’Hayre, Belgium; Fumiko Tsuneishi from Filmarchiv Austria
11:00 Session 2: TBA
12:30 Break
12:45 Round Table
Barbara Flueckiger and Ulrich Ruedel
13:45 Preview of 2020 CiF and Concluding Remarks
Ulrich Ruedel & Elza Tantcheva-Burdge

NFT3 and Blue Room, BFI, Southbank, London.

Varies by day - Full programme may be seen at


Students and staff from HTW Berlin and University of Zurich are also eligible for the member rates shown below.

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THREE DAY TICKET , including fees, Reception and Public Screening

Non-Member of CG(GB) - £108

Member of CG(GB) - £85

Student Non-Member CG(GB) - £45

Student Member CG(GB) - £25

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DATE 23 january 2019