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News Archive for February, 2016

  • Screen Plays: The Theatre Plays on British Television Database now online

    Screen Plays: The Theatre Plays on British Television Database documents British television productions of plays that were originally written for the theatre. Most of these productions were made especially for television, but a significant number were originally theatre productions (some of which were broadcast from the theatre and some transferred to the studio). It currently […]

  • Shakespeare on Moving Image Gateway

    This Gateway includes nearly 1,900 websites relating to moving image 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. BBC Shakespeare Archive Resource The site contains hundreds of television and radio programmes from the BBC’s Shakespeare collection, as well […]

  • Jisc Digifest 2016: 2 to 3 March 2016

    Digifest 2016 is a celebration of the power of digital. https://www.jisc.ac.uk/digifest At Digifest, you’ll be able to debate and consider the critical issues affecting digital – the what, the why, the how. You’ll be able to hear more about what’s on the horizon, and be inspired by the innovation that digital is making possible. And you’ll […]

  • EUscreen video competition

    At EUscreen the editorial team is constantly creating new and interesting collections to highlight our rich European heritage. Today there are more than 60,000 unique videos on the portal to pick from, representing 22 European broadcasters and archives. We are giving the editorial control over the collection to the users by hosting an open competition that […]

  • New copyright course announced for spring term

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  • Animation on Moving Image Gateway

    This Gateway includes nearly 1,900 websites relating to moving image 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. The Big Cartoon DataBase The BCDB project began in 1996 as a list of Disney animated features on creator Dave […]

  • Media Screen Roundup: December 2015 – January 2016

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research, and published here at the BUFVC by Linda Kaye. To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia it’s perhaps fitting that this month’s double issue of Media Screen Roundup features adaptations of utopian literature. Blaims’ Mediated Utopias: […]

  • Shakespeare 400

    In the past week both the BBC and the BFI have hosted press launches to promote their 2016 programming initiatives to mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. Further details can be found at the BFI’s homepage here and on the BBC’s website, here.