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News Archive for April, 2012

  • Inside the Script e-Books

    Warner Bros. Digital Distribution has launched a new series of eBooks called Inside the Script. The initial publications as part of this new initiative provide screenplays and masses of detailed behind-the-scenes information of major Hollywood films such as Casablanca, Ben-Hur, An American in Paris and North by Northwest and links to movie clips. Every “Inside […]

  • Learning on Screen Awards 2012 winners announced

    The Learning on Screen Awards 2012 took place last night (26 April 2012) at the BFI Southbank, London. The winners received their awards from leading-academic, Professor Lord (Robert) Winston and former Chief Executive at ITN, Professor Stewart Purvis CBE. The Learning on Screen Awards celebrate and reward excellence in the use of moving image and […]

  • Top 10 BUFVC Off Air Recording TV & Radio Programme Requests (Easter Break)

    For the period from 6 – 20 April 2012 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include programmes on capital punishment, biology, the history of the the Roman Empire and the Soviet Union, Art Nouveau, the launch of Film Four and the world of espionage. 1. SEX AND SENSIBILITY (BBC4) View TRILT record […]

  • Tweeting from the Learning on Screen Awards 2012

    Not able to attend the Learning on Screen Awards 2012 this evening at the BFI Southbank? The BUFVC team will be tweeting throughout the awards ceremony this evening.  Find out who has won each award category as they are announced live from 6pm in NFT3 and see feedback on Lord Robert Winston’s guest speech. Join […]

  • Women’s Film and TV History Network web launch

    The Women’s Film and Television History Network-UK/Ireland has launched its new website. WFTHN members receive a regular e-newsletter which keeps them up-to-date with conferences, events, calls for papers, publishing and funding opportunities, and related news. To preview the latest issue of the WFTHN e-Newsletter, click here. To become a member and receive the WFTHN e-Newsletter, sign […]

  • Official launch of Chronicle: BBC Northern Ireland’s television news from the 60s & 70s

    In partnership, the BBC, JISC and the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC), today announce the launch of Chronicle, a project to make BBC Northern Ireland’s television news from the 1960s and 1970s available to the academic community online. The audio-visual archives of the BBC contain a wealth of material gathered since it was […]

  • The Genius of Hitchcock

    The British Film Institute is mounting a major retrospective devoted to the work of British filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock The British Film Institute (BFI) is celebrating and exploring The Genius of Hitchcock this summer with the most comprehensive examination ever of his body of work – the biggest project the BFI has ever undertaken. Incorporating: […]

  • The Tempest for iPad

    Much more than a digital book, the The Tempest for iPad by Luminary Digital Media is designed for social reading, authoring, and sharing. Developed at the Center for Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame, its aim is to allow readers – be they students, scholars or enthusiasts – to dynamically experience Shakespeare’s play. […]

  • Summer training courses

    Are you working with moving image and sound? Do 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, Tuesday […]

  • Learning on Screen Awards – last chance to book

    The Learning on Screen Awards 2012 will take place at the BFI Southbank, London on Thursday 26 April 2012, from 6pm. View the nominated entries here. The evening will include a guest speech by Professor Lord Winston, Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London and presenter of popular BBC science programmes.  Join us to: view […]