The leading makers of artists’ moving-image


FVU at Estuary 2016

Three FVU commissions are included in this year's Estuary festival in Tilbury. Join us there for films by Lavinia Greenlaw, Jem Finer and Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen, as well as artist talks.


Simon Fujiwara Joanne

Premiering simultaneously at The Photographers’ Gallery, London and Okayama Art Summit in Japan, Simon Fujiwara’s new film is a portrait of his former art teacher Joanne, made in creative collaboration with her.


Our Exhibitions

This map details the venues that we have worked with over our three decade history, with each pin listing the specific exhibitions shown at each venue.


Film and Video Umbrella makes moving-image works by artists. For three decades FVU has led the way in championing new creative talent and promoting innovative ideas. During that time we have commissioned many of the foremost figures in the field, working in close collaboration with a diverse range of venues, nationally and internationally. Browse our project page to find out more and view clips of the works.  


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BFI shows a collection of films which collaspe the separation between past and future. Featuring George Barber and a new film by Ruth Maclennan, 'Hero City'.

BFI Southbank, London, 7 October, 6.30pm

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Ed Atkins retrospective

A collection of hyper-real works by FVU alumnus Ed Atkins, brought together within an ancient castle to form a disturbing diagnosis of our digitally-mediated world.

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Italy, 27 September 2016 - 29 January 2017

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Alice May Williams, Speke of the Future

Following her National Trust residency this summer, FVU alumna Alice May Williams reveals her work on location at Speke Hall: a vibrant, contemporary response to Speke’s Victorian Arts & Crafts heritage.

Speke Hall, Liverpool, until 27 November 2016

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