advancing artists’ moving image


In The Forest Something Stirred, a new online exhibition

In the Forest Something Stirred is an online exhibition from Film and Video Umbrella and Forestry England featuring two new commissions, Treeline by Ruth Maclennan and Natural Error by Rodell Warner. Each focus on the flora and fauna of our natural landscape, and how it is being marked by climate change.


the great dog, Pan by Toby Parker Rees

Featuring a rambling soliloquy that mixes vivid reminiscence and retrospective self-justification, the great dog, Pan by Toby Parker Rees explores the intimate and often intense bond between animals and humans.


Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks by Helen Cammock

Turner Prize winning artist Helen Cammock presents her latest work, Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks at The Photographers' Gallery, London from 15 October 2021 and Touchstones, Rochdale from 23 October 2021.


Watch MU/T/T/ER

Tracing the minutiae of her familiar domestic space, Heller's MU/T/T/ER (2021) considers the intimacies and intricacies of inherited language in a poetic meditation on selfhood and belonging.


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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