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‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2018, July). ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary. Paper presented at Avanca Cinema-International Conference 2018

“Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone” is a gallery of fifteen short films that document a multi-layered investigative arts project exploring the changing ecology, society and industry of the Thames Estuary. As this subject matter presented a significant c... Read More about ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary.

Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2014, July). Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking. Paper presented at AVANCA | CINEMA 2014

I am in the process of making a short documentary film called “Drawing on Topolski”, which follows the story of a residency programme for young illustrators that has been inspired by the memory of the renowned Polish emigre artist Feliks Topolski. Th... Read More about Drawing on Topolski : An exploration of the relationship between reportage drawing and documentary filmmaking.

Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2014, July). Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research. Paper presented at NAHEMI Talking Shop, British Film Institute, July 2014

I am in the middle of the offline edit of a short documentary film,“Drawing on Topolski”, which will follow the story of a reportage drawing project inspired by the legacy of the Polish émigré artist Feliks Topoloski. This paper will trace the evolut... Read More about Drawing on Topolski: Reflecting on interdisciplinary practice as research.

Teaching multiplatform documentary (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A., & Aston, J. (2013, July). Teaching multiplatform documentary. Paper presented at NAHEMI, Talking Shop, BFI

Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2012, September). Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience. Paper presented at Documentary & the Environment

The Worldometers website (http://www.worldometers.info/) is based on a live / real time feed of a range of global statistics : its shocking evidence suggests that we are approaching a perfect storm of peak oil, climate change and a rapidly increasing... Read More about Documentary made sustainable: The Bristol bike project, from grassroots workshop to globalised audience.

The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2011, January). The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global. Paper presented at Documentary Now 2011, University of Westminster

The short documentary film, ‘The Bristol Bike Project’ has had considerable success since its completion in November 2009 and has been screened in a number of prestigious international venues (see attached), as well as being translated into six diffe... Read More about The Bristol bike project: Acting local, going global.

The consciousness of documentary: Teaching documentary (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2009, April). The consciousness of documentary: Teaching documentary. Paper presented at Dun Laoghairefilmsense: A Symposium on Film and Education

This paper looked at teaching documentary production as an integrated process of practice, theory and pedagogy. It attempted to outline an established but necessarily flexible methodology for teaching documentary production that encompasses purpose... Read More about The consciousness of documentary: Teaching documentary.

Documentary in the contemporary mediascape (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2008, June). Documentary in the contemporary mediascape. Paper presented at Negotiating the Mediascape

This paper looked at teaching documentary production as an integrated process of practice, theory and pedagogy within the context of the contemporary media landscape. The starting point of the paper was to address the purpose and motivation of the fi... Read More about Documentary in the contemporary mediascape.

Teaching documentary to the digital generation (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2008, January). Teaching documentary to the digital generation. Paper presented at MECCSA Conference

This paper reflected upon the particular benefits of teaching documentary production to the (mal)content generation, ultimately suggesting that this genre still provides ample opportunity for students to engage with a wide range of social, ethical an... Read More about Teaching documentary to the digital generation.