News Archive for August, 2010

  • Archive Film Screening

    As part of the Industrial Revolutionises exhibition at the Harris Museum in Preston there is a special event taking place at the University of Central Lancashire. Preston on Film with North West Film Archive Thurs 23 September 7.30 – 9pm Film specialist Geoff Senior from the North West Film Archive takes a close look at […]

  • Friday Favourites from the Moving Image Gateway

    There were almost 90,000 searches on the BUFVC’s Moving Image Gateway in the last 12 months, covering dozens of topics and academic disciplines. Here are 5 of our favourites from the entries we entered or edited in the last week, running the gamut from sex education to the history of the British Isles. Today we […]

  • H.264 free in perpetuity

    The most widely used video format on the web will remain free in perpetuity MPEG LA, the company that manages patenting and licensing for many Internet media standards has just announced that content using the H.264 video encoding standard is to remain royalty-free for the entire life of the licence. This is extremely important as […]

  • Weekly Top 5 TV & Radio Programmes

    Most requested TV & Radio off-air programmes for the week ending 20 August 2010 This week the top spot was taken by a radio programme charting how accountants shaped the modern world  – here is the list of the top 5 1. A BRIEF HISTORY OF DOUBLE ENTRY BOOK-KEEPING (BBC Radio 4) See TRILT record or […]

  • Radio Times digitisation

    After many delays and much development (including consultation with the BUFVC), plans are now firmly underway to digitse the entirety of the Radio Times listings magazine, which includes details of all BBC television and radio broadcasts going right back to 1923, as part of the BBC Genome. It is hoped that by Autumn 2011 the […]

  • Attend a BUFVC training course in September

    Working with moving image and sound?  The BUFVC is offering the following essential one-day training courses in September: Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast and Multimedia Production Wednesday 22 September 2010 – Central London A one-day course for those needing to copy and use existing content in their productions and services. Participants will gain an understanding of: […]

  • IWM Student Film Festival and Competition

    The Imperial War Museum has just launched its annual student and amateur Film Making Competition and Festival. Now in its tenth year, the festival will run from November to December 2010. There are three competition categories: ‘Annie Dodds Award for the Best Documentary,’ ‘Best Imaginative Response to the Subject of War’ and’Winner of the Audience […]