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Justin Smith - Principal Investigator

Email: Justin.Smith@port.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)2932 845734

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Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

FACE TO FACE: Justin Smith talks to Jeremy Isaacs

November 30th, 2010
JS:  Aside from your established track record in television, you’d done a stint as Head of the BFI Production Board in the late 1970s.  Was film always a personal passion?  What were your reasons for making it a part of your declared manifesto for the new fourth channel? JI: Well, there was an argument going [...]

Rose in the Pink

November 9th, 2010
Producer David Rose, Channel 4’s first Commissioning Editor for Fiction, was honoured at a ceremony on 20th April 2010 for his career contribution to British television drama and film.  The BFI Fellowship, the Institute’s most prestigious award, was presented by the current Controller of Film and Drama at Channel 4, Tessa Ross, before an audience [...]

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The University of Portsmouth's Channel 4 project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and run in partnership with the British Universities Film and Video Council.
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No one will expect a new television channel with less than £30,000 an hour to spend on programmes to be anything other than heavily dependent on film made for the cinema. No one will expect the youngest of British television channels to save the British film industry, or revive what is left of it. — Jeremy Isaacs, Sight and Sound, Winter 1981. Also quoted in Sean Day-Lewis article for the Daily Telegraph, 2nd November 1981.