(R) Researcher

Sanna Wicks

Assistant Professor in Film Production, Coventry University

(R) Researcher

Clifton Stewart

Assistant Professor in Media Production, Coventry University

Read the research

How do we produce a film remotely?

Investigating remote methods of production, this project explored the use use of online collaboration tools to run production of a mini-series by Coventry based theatre group Highly Sprung.

Everything was managed ‘virtually’, from production development to production management meetings, casting, rehearsals and directing actors’ performances.

(A) Artist

Highly Sprung

Theatre & Production Company

Highly Sprung are a Coventry-based theatre and performance company, working with and creating productions for young people.

With both outdoor and indoor performances, their productions use movement and dance to tell stories revolving around science, humanity and the world in all its complexity.

They also train artists in physical theatre and run workshops and projects in schools all over the world.

Watch the four part drama Wake below, inspired by science fiction novel The Chrysalids, by John Wyndham


A digital exhibition of artworks created during lockdown and inspired by university research. Amongst these 18 artistic responses to research, you’ll discover poetry about Coventry, Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matters movement. Find stories about what Coventry means to refugees, and learn about Coventry’s twinning history, women’s suffrage and how interactive games can help break down the complexities of homelessness. Hear the words of healthcare workers during the first peak of Coronavirus, and explore creative connections forged by ‘The Artist and the Prof’.

Coventry Creates is part of the ongoing work by Coventry and Warwick universities in the lead up to the City of Culture. The University Partnership has funded over 30 creative research projects, involving over 50 Coventry organisations and local communities.


More information about Coventry Creates