British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Recent additions to the Gateway

Classical TV

A channel of ever-changing videos representing the best classical performances from around the world. The range consists of live and as-live special events from the world’s great opera houses, theatres, and concert halls, together with a library of full-length videos of current and recent performing arts events, all available for streaming on a home computer or via connected TV platforms on a low-cost subscription basis.The core library contains more than 1100 hours of exclusive performances of opera, ballet, concerts, jazz, drama, musicals and documentaries. There are also feature articles, topical playlists, insider columns and cultural news that give fresh insights into the world of classical performance.

Interactive Biology
A collection of short videos illustrating specific topics in physiology, aimed at US college-level biology courses. These take the form of an explanatory audio accompanied by simple, clear graphics on the nervous, muscular, respiratory and circulatory systems. There is also a series of audio lectures with accompanying PowerPoint slides aimed at high school biology students.

The Ri Channel
The Royal Institution has just launched the Ri channel, a website giving on-demand access to the very best science videos from the Ri and around the web. Alongside highlights from recent Ri events, including the Christmas Lectures, the Channel features re-digitised footage from the Ri archive and a range of high-quality videos from filmmakers and scientific institutions across the UK and beyond. New videos will be added regularly. The collection is searchable by year, type and theme.

Royal Society Publishing Podcasts
This series of Royal Society Publishing video podcasts provides an insight into the research behind some of the articles published by the Society. Each episode features an interview related to one or more of the articles published in their journals, with subscription via RSS or iTunes.

This site aims to be the ‘home of the best space and astronomy videos on the web’, delivering the videos they have made free via YouTube and posting fully annotated scripts for the video content on the SpaceRip site, together with a blog for discussion. The continuing Cosmic Journeys series encompasses the areas of big questions, black holes, extra-solar planets, solar system, space flight, planet earth, monster storms, beyond human, the universe according to Hubble, Spitzer and Fermi, 2012, and astro viz.

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