New building for Film, Theatre & Television

The Department of Film,new building entrance Theatre & Television has moved to a new, £11 million purpose-built facilities at the heart of the Whiteknights campus. The Minghella  building  provides exciting opportunities for teaching, learning and research in film, theatre and television at Reading. This marks a new chapter in the history of the Department, which has been a leader in its field for more than 40 years.

The new building includes:

  • A state-of-the-art cinema with comfortable, raked seating, high definition digital projection and 7.1 surround sound
  • Resources for shooting on film and digital DVD
  • Post-production areas including individual state-of-the-art editing suites, training spaces and facilities for audio mixing
  • A sound studio to create exciting, original sound tracks for film, theatre or television.
  • Two fully-equipped theatre spaces, licensed for public performance, and equipped with the latest sound, lighting and projection technology
  • An experimental studio for exploratory work including installations, new media presentations and multimedia performance
  • A multi-camera TV studio and mixing gallery
  • Workshops to develop design ideas and create props and costumes
  • Flexible break-out spaces to develop ideas in small groups
  • An excellent resource collection of films, recorded performances and TV programmes.


More views of the Minghella building

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