The River Tamar Project is a contemporary arts commissioning agency, producing artists’ projects specifically in relation to the river Tamar, which forms the border between Devon and Cornwall in the South West of England.

Tamar, Imperfect Cinema, 2014
Tamar explores the river, from its picturesque source near Bude to where it meets the sea at the post-industrial city of Plymouth, via a meditative time-travelling document combining original and archive footage and accompanied by a stirring live soundtrack.
Uriel Orlow, The MusselsPerspective-04
Uriel Orlow's film raises thought-provoking questions about how the current landscapes, geography and natural life of the Tamar Valley has been shaped by the mining industry of previous centuries.
Mikhail Karikis Surge Harmonies
Drawing on his recent experiences of working with young people in Italy for Children of the Unquiet (2013-2014), Mikhail Karikis collaborates with the children of Calstock Community Primary School to bring their vision of the River Tamar’s future to life.
Tropikos, John Akomfrah, 2014
Posted Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 by River Tamar Project
We are pleased to announce that Tropikos, John Akomfrah’s stunning RTP film commission, has been acq
Image: The Play, IE: The Play Have a House, 1972/2015
Posted Monday, Nov 16, 2015 by Phil Rushworth
Tom Trevor has been appointed our new Artistic Director.
Posted Friday, Jun 13, 2014 by Vhari Bannister
Our intern gives us his impressions of the Plymouth Short Film Festival
Saltash Waterfront - photo by Patrick Reilly-Smith
Posted Friday, Apr 18, 2014 by Vhari Bannister
Our intern, Patrick, shares his experiences working on the film festival