British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

ARCHIVE FILM AGENCY

Description
The collection ranges from material from the first film experiments to documentaries of early 1960’s. A good percentage is non fiction, documentary and newsfilm of the 1910’s, 1920’s and 1930’s, mostly British and American with a small amount in colour. The archive also holds non fiction material shot in Birmingham and Yorkshire. The remainder comprises fiction films, feature films and shorts from the 1920’s and 1930’s, mainly British and American, with a small percentage of Italian and French. Advertising, amateur, science and education short films form part of the collection.
Keywords
American cinema; Feature films; Women’s studies; British cinema; Newsfilm; Birmingham; Stills; Yorkshire
Access for outsiders
Yes
Facilities
Viewing off premises.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges vary according to the required usage.
Copyright
Copyright advice available. Copyright adviser: Bob Geoghegan.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Masters
Current footage is over 2 million feet. Negatives and master positives are on 35mm and 16mm.
Newspapers
A small amount of cuttings and press clippings.
Still Images
50.000 stills from British features of the 1930’s.
Video/Film
A viewing cassette/dvd service is available.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.
Card catalogue
Available.

Additional Information

Notes
Some printed catalogues for news and documentary are available.
Other information
All material is catalogued on computer with keyword search facility.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Bob Geoghegan
Job title
Director
Telephone
0208-670 3618
Fax
0208-670 3618
Email
archivefilmagency@mail.com
Address
49 South Croxted Road
London
SE21 8AZ

Alternate Contact

Name
Agnése Geoghegan
Email
archivefilmagency@mail.com

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