British Universities Film & Video Council

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News Archive for January, 2013

  • New additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,300 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 Dying Matters Dying Matters is an organisation which aims to change […]

  • New Copyright Consultation on sound recordings

    This week the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) launched a new consultation (closing date: 4 March 2013) to get stakeholders’ views on the draft regulations that will implement Directive 2011/77/EU, which  requires the UK to extend the length of copyright term in sound recordings and performers’ rights in sound recordings from 50 to 70 years. The […]

  • Confused about copyright?

    Copyright Clearance for Print, Broadcast & Multimedia Production Tuesday 5 March 2013, Central London The BUFVC’s one-day course on copyright is essential for those needing to copy, use and provide access to existing third party content in their work, delivered by expert practitioners in the field. Presented by Alma Hales, Head of Intellectual Property at […]

  • Opening up the Research Education Space

    The BUFVC is about to embark on a new project with the BBC and Jisc, which will involve opening up a portion of post-August 1989 BBC broadcasts using the ERA licences and the BUFVC’s Box of Broadcasts (BoB National) service. BoB National is a shared online off-air TV and radio recording service, used by almost […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top 5 TV and Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 14 December 2012, the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Serviceinclude coverage of such topics as anatomy, cookery, foreign aid, philosophy and musical theatre. 1. MICHEL ROUX’S SERVICE (BBC2) View TRILT record or watch now on BoB National For more information please visit the BBC website 2. WAYS OF SEEING (CHANNEL 4) View TRILT […]

  • Learning on Screen 2013 Judges Announced

    The British Universities Film & Video Council is delighted to welcome the judging panels for the Learning on Screen Awards 2013. Find out who the judges are here. The Learning on Screen Awards 2013 will take place at the BFI Southbank, London on the evening of Thursday 18 April 2013. To find out more about […]

  • CFP: Journeys Across Media 2013

    Journeys Across Media: The Body and The Digital CFP deadline: 1 February 2013 JAM 2013 – Friday 19 April 2013 University of Reading 2013 will mark the 11th anniversary of the annual Journeys Across Media (JAM) Conference for postgraduate students, organised by postgraduates working in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television at the University […]