British Universities Film & Video Council

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News Archive for May, 2011

  • Gateway additions and updates

    BBC Wildlife Finder A site from the BBC that uses footage from the Natural History Unit archive to show hundreds of different animals, their habitats, and animal and plant adaptations and behaviour. The collection of still images and video clips includes footage from series such as Planet Earth. There are also collections of video clips […]

  • Bill Douglas Symposium

    Call for Papers: Bill Douglas Symposium Friday 23 September 2011 The Bill Douglas Centre University of Exeter The Bill Douglas Centre is hosting a symposium on Friday 23 September 2011 on the work of Bill Douglas to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the great, innovative British filmmaker. Details on some of his […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top Five TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 6 May 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include stories of Art, Youth, Old Age, War, Royals – and media manipulation. 1. WHEN TEENAGE MEETS OLD AGE (BBC2) View TRILT record or watch now on BoB National For more information please visit the BBC Website 2.PERSPECTIVES: […]

  • Attend a BUFVC training course in June

    Are you working with moving image and sound? ┬áDo you need to learn new skills or update your knowledge? All BUFVC courses are delivered by expert practitioners in the field of moving image and sound and provide practical advice and guidance with the opportunity to discuss specific work-related issues. Teach and Design Educational Video Successfully, […]

  • Alien Nation: Conference on British telefantasy

    ALIEN NATION: A CONFERENCE ON BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY TELEVISION 20-21 July 2011 Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne http://tinyurl.com/6as9w8v This two-day conference on traditions of British telefantasy aims to provide a platform for interdisciplinary scholarship on British SF, horror, gothic and fantasy television. It also seeks to advance an understanding of the historical […]

  • OU archival programmes on DVD

    Open University Worldwide has recently announced that programmes from their extensive archive can now be supplied to order as on-demand DVD-Rs from the company Canny Minds. The range on offer will steadily increase and form the widest selection of titles available, including many acclaimed programmes which have previously been difficult to find. The BUFVC Find […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top Five TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 29 April 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include Jane Austen in traditional and post modern colourings as well as the science behind the Tsunami that devastated parts of Japan this March, our genetic inheritance and a history of British social housing. 1. EMMA (BBC1) View […]