British Universities Film & Video Council

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News Archive for November, 2009

  • 1920s Broadcasting for Reel

    Have you ever wondered what early film and broadcast productions were like? The Gaumont Graphic newsreel story BROADCASTING VISUALISED (5/3/1926), will give you wonderful insights into both: as part of the News on Screen /NewsFilm Online Linking Project work, we have come across rare footage of a BBC radio transmission being conducted on the set […]

  • Creative Commons publishes report on definition of ‘non-commercial use’

    A report has recently been published by Creative Commons that details the results of a research study into the differences between ‘commercial’ and ‘non-commercial’ use of content found online, as understood by various communities and in relation to a wide variety of content. Creative Commons provides free copyright licences to creators who want to grant […]

  • BBC Public Consultation on Television Channels

    The BBC Trust is currently seeking comments on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four and the Red Button as part of its responsibility to provide the best possible service for licence payers. Each service is subjected to an in-depth review every five years and this is a rare opportunity to express your views on what […]