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Immersive performance combines tradition with cutting edge technology

State-of-the-art technology plays key role in collaborative performance on grief, loss and commemoration Attending the wake of a stranger at their home isn’t usually a recipe for entertainment, but an …

February 12, 2024

Behind the scenes with Cécile B Evans: an interactive exhibition of film, reality and youth

SODA presents the first look at the film-making process of Reality or Not, weaving elements of CGI, storytelling and activism A group of girls are asked to participate in a …

January 24, 2024

Danny Boyle and SODA student collaboration for Matrix-inspired show to feature in BBC series

Students video work highlighted in BBC One’s imagine… airing tonight Students from Manchester Met’s School of Digital Arts (SODA) are featured in BBC One’s imagine… airing tonight (11 December) which highlights how they …

December 11, 2023

SODA students exhibited and presented at new Manchester music conference and festival

Students contributed to Beyond The Music’s ‘Inspire’ day Students from Manchester Met’s School of Digital Arts (SODA) exhibited and talked about their work, with fungi frequencies among the installations on …

October 19, 2023

Danny Boyle and SODA students create new Matrix-inspired show for Factory International

Students’ video work features in Free Your Mind to mark the official opening of Aviva Studios. Oscar-winner Danny Boyle and students from Manchester Met’s School of Digital Arts joined forces …

October 18, 2023

SODA students collaborate with internationally acclaimed artist for Factory International film

Student project celebrates the construction workforce behind Factory’s new home Two talented students from the School of Digital Arts (SODA) at Manchester Metropolitan University have created a short film to …

October 11, 2023

SODA Academic’s Film ‘Hoard’ Shines at Venice International Film Festival Premiere

SODA Academic’s Film ‘Hoard’ Shines at Venice International Film Festival Premiere Hoard, a daring and provocative new film from Luna Carmoon, produced by School of Digital Arts (SODA) Senior Lecturer …

September 5, 2023

Filmmaking graduate’s work premiered on stage at Manchester Psych Fest

Filmmaking graduate’s work premiered on stage at Manchester Psych Fest A recent filmmaking graduate from Manchester Met was commissioned to create an audio-visual film that premiered on stage at Manchester …

September 4, 2023

Filmmaking student directs new crime film set in the Peak District

Al Boyd is directing his first feature length film starring villagers from Edale A filmmaking student from Manchester Metropolitan University’s School of Digital Arts (SODA) is directing his first feature …

August 3, 2023

SODA Students Create a Digital Oasis at Manchester’s Castlefield Viaduct

Future Media Production students from the School of Digital Arts (SODA) have ‘planted’ a host of fascinating digital seed installations at Manchester’s Castlefield Viaduct A collaboration with the National Trust …

July 20, 2023