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News Archive for March, 2015

  • CFP: Strange New World – New Frontiers in Cinema & TV

    The Cinema and Television History Research Centre presents: Strange New World: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television Thursday 18 June 2015 De Montfort University Issues of technology and film have long been considered fundamental bedfellows. Studies of technology’s impact both on the cinema – from the coming of sound and colour to the rise of […]

  • Media Screen Roundup – February 2015

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research, & published here at the BUFVC by Linda Kaye. Highlights in this month’s Roundup include a special forum in the Journal of Sport history entitled The Sports Documentary in/as Sport history covering contemporary sporting documentaries as well as sports […]

  • New additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,650 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, telephone or visit the Gateway at The Behavioural Ecology and Evolution Podcast Also known as the BEEPcast, this excellent monthly podcast is […]

  • Jenny Barraclough event at BFI

    Jenny Barraclough: Filming Through the Cracks 11, 13 and 18 March 2015 The BFI Southbank is hosting a series of screenings and events celebrating the work of documentary filmmaker Jenny Barraclough. Man Alive: Gale Is Dead + And the Queen Passed By… 11 March 2015 6:10 PM Gale is Dead became something of a cult […]

  • Learning on Screen College HE award winner announced

    The BUFVC announced the winner of the  College Higher Education Student Production award, one of the new categories introduced for Learning on Screen 2015, at the Association of Colleges annual HE conference on Wednesday 4 March 2015. Student Lexx Oliver from Bridgend College won the award for her film Parallel House, made as part of the […]

  • Media Screen Roundup – December 2014-January 2015

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research, & published here at the BUFVC by Linda Kaye. Pre- and early cinema feature significantly in this month’s Roundup.  David Jones, in Sexuality and the Gothic Magic Lantern, explores erotic themes associated with the magic lantern shows and how […]

  • Spring edition of VIEWfinder is here

    Viewfinder_98_cover-web-thumbViewfinder 98 includes articles on the launch of the Globe Theatre’s new video-on-demand platform, using storytelling in video learning and the archives celebrating the Women’s Liberation Movement.

  • Rethinking Disability on Screen

    Rethinking Disability on Screen Symposium – registration now open 14 May 2015 Humanities Research Centre University of York @rdos2015 The event is free to attend, but places are limited, and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served, basis. To register, please email with the subject line ‘Registration’, including details of any dietary requirements […]

  • Cinema and Human Rights Day

    The Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image presents: Cinema and Human Rights Day Saturday 14th March, 2015, 10.00.a.m- 5.00.p.m Birkbeck Gordon Square Cinema 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD BIMI is pleased to announce that the focus of our Cinema and Human Rights Day this year is on the ethical practices of making films […]