Snappy title aside, this looks like a speed course in all that’s essential in moving images right now. If you’ve caught any of Channel 4’s excellent Random Acts broadcasts, you’ll be familiar with the format: rapid immersion into the brief but brilliant vision of an independent filmmaker (think Adam Buxton’s Bug, but without the generic R’n’B).

Fact explores the phenomenon of sudden artistic intervetion into our daily TV diet with speakers including Chip Lord; New York-based artist Marisa Olson; Tabitha Jackson (Commissioning Editor for Arts, Channel 4); and performances by Ronald Fraser-Munroe and Jeremy Bailey.

The one day fest will also showcase commissions from the new Random Acts strand, Zineb Sedira, Sarah Wright, Judith Barry, producer Jacqui Davies, and – get this – FACT’s Director Mike Stubbs and Curator, Omar Kholeif. No hiding place, eh?

26 October
Tickets £10/ £8 members, conc.

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