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News Archive for September, 2010

  • BBC Shakespeare in 2012

    The BBC has announced that it is to broadcast ‘epic film versions’ of Richard II, Henry IV parts I and II, and Henry V as part of a season of Shakespeare’s history plays to be produced by Oscar-winning stage and film director Sam Mendes, who has secured Sir Richard Eyre and Rupert Goold as directors […]

  • Viewfinder 80 published

    VF80_webViewfinder 80 was published in September 2010.

  • The Cinema Museum – upcoming events

    The Cinema Museum in London is holding a number of events this Autumn. A conversation with Julie Harris 7 October 2010 Julie Harris is an Academy Award-winning British costume designer. Her credits the classic Beatles films A HARD DAY’S NIGHT (1964) and HELP! (1965), the bawdy romp CARRY ON CLEO (1964) as well as the […]

  • Weekly Top 5 TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 24th September 2010. After charting last week at number 2, this week’s clear winner is ‘The Young Ones’, the BBC’s documentary experiment where six famous faces including Liz Smith, Lionel Blair, Dickie Bird, Sylvia Syms, Derek Jameson and Kenneth Kendall went back to 1975 to see if living as their more […]

  • Film & History Conference

    Going to War 1939-45 Film, History and the Second World War 22-23 October 2010 Imperial War Museum, London This year the annual Winter Conference of the Institute of Historical Research focuses on the most filmed historical phenomenon of modern times, the Second World War. The conference brings together directors and film historians to discuss new […]

  • Friday Fun on the Gateway

    Here are another 5 of our favourite BUFVC Moving Image Gateway entries that we entered or edited in the last week, with the spread of topics ranging from clay animation techniques to materials science. The Energy Bulletin An initiative of the Post Carbon Institute, it publishes news, research and analysis relating to fossil fuel depletion […]

  • EUscreen International Conference

    The first EUscreen International Conference on Content Selection Policy and Contextualisation is to be held at the Casa del Cinema in Rome, Italy from 7-8 October 2010. The two-day conference will focus on contextualisation of audiovisual material, especially in the academic field, and in a European context. The conference programme includes a plenary session focussing […]

  • British Library 10-year strategy

    Following a year of research and consultation, the British Library has just published 2020 Vision, which sets out its priorities and aspirations for the next decade. In today’s climate of significant technological change, it highlights what are likely to be the key trends and opportunities over the next decade and indicates how the library will […]

  • JISC Legal Guidance on Recording Lectures

    JISC Legal has recently announced the release of its latest guidance: ‘Recording Lectures: Legal Considerations‘.  This guidance examines the legal implications of recording lectures at UK HE and FE institutions, focusing mainly on the issues of copyright and consent.  It includes a flow chart of the legal issues and a model of consent form for […]

  • Weekly Top 5 TV & Radio Requests

    Capturing humans and taming them in the past is a recurring them in this week’s top 5 TV and radio requests from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service. Highlights include celebrities of a certain age recreating their lives in the 1970s in the BBC’s latest ‘reality’ series THE YOUNG ONES, and the more disturbing real human […]