Recent Gateway updatesPublished: 31 May 2012
The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes nearly 1,200 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone or visit the Gateway at: http://bufvc.ac.uk/gateway/
This is a partnership that bridges the gap between Scotland’s creative media industry and education, working work closely with the education sector across the country to further develop talent and skills, for learners, independent producers and key media industry bodies. Through training, seminars, festivals and online content, Creative Loop aims to connect media students with professional individuals and companies to ensure talent in Scotland is recognised and has the opportunity to develop and succeed in the industry. The site includes audio interviews and discussions and short video interviews.
A series of short books, both fiction and non-fiction, designed to reintroduce people to reading and improve the confidence of new readers. The website features a series of podcasts with authors reading extracts from their books as well as discussion groups on dyslexia and ways of encouraging children to read.
University of Bath Public Lecture Podcasts
A continuing series of podcasts from the University of Bath’s public lecture series featuring leading names from the worlds of science, humanities and engineering talking about the latest research in their field.
A series of ten one hour films made by independent award-winning filmmakers from around the world on the subject of contemporary global democracy. To complement the longer documentaries 17 short films were also made which deal with personal, political and rights issues on the theme ‘What does democracy mean to me?’ Some of the films were shown on BBC2 in October 2007. The website includes additional resources.