British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access


Find DVDs

A database of nearly 30,000 audio-visual materials in current UK distribution, selected for their value in UK higher and further education and research.

News On Screen

A database of British newsreel and cinemagazine production from 1910 to 1983. It delivers over 170,000 records and a large collection of digitised documents.

Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching – TRILT

The Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching is an extensive database of British radio and television from 1995 onwards, enhanced by the BUFVC with additional information for selected programmes of educational interest. The data accumulates at a rate of 1.3 million records a year.

Researcher’s Guide Online – RGO

Researcher’s Guide To Screren Heritage builds on our series of Researcher’s Guide books, long considered the film researcher’s ‘bible’. This on-line version features over 750 research collections across the UK, including radio and related documentation collections as well as a heritage artefacts database.

Moving Image Gateway – MIG

Identifies more than 1,000 websites that relate to moving images and sound and their use in higher and further education, evaluated by BUFVC staff.