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Lab #7 Film reviewing

Can you imagine watching movies for a living?

Join Sheffield born and bred reviewer Hannah Strong from Little White Lies in conversation with writer, film critic and reviewer Leila Latif and find out how she got to watch films for a living, who helped her along the way and what it takes to write reviews that get published and noticed.

We will dig into how reviewing is changing in the new social media landscape, who wields the power to influence audiences and why it really, really matters.

Find out more about the changing role of the film reviewer, how to make your voice your own and make sure it stands out in the crowd. Get top tips on writing reviews and engaging with your local cinemas more. 

This is for you if you’re young, Northern and watching and shouting about films is your bag.

Hannah Strong is the Editor of Little White Lies. Established in 2005 to champion great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting edge design, illustration and journalism they’ve been described as the ‘vanguard of the independent publishing movement’.

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This activity is part of the UK-wide BFI Film Academy programme and is supported using funds from the National Lottery #NationalLottery @bfifilmacademy. BFI Film Academy North is led in partnership by HOME, Manchester and Showroom Cinema, Sheffield working with a wide-ranging group of exhibitors and filmmakers throughout the region.