British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

LIGHT HOUSE


Light House atrium
Description
Light House houses the region’s only dedicated media reference library which comprises a comprehensive selection of film, TV and media books, journals, periodicals, industry guides, study packs and film directories. In addition, there is a collection of over 3,000 film
portfolios for the 1960s to the present and a collection of fim posters.

There is also a somewhat eclectic collection of programmes on video tape (various formats) which comprises: the majority of the Arts Council’s films about art and related matters, independent productions from the region, documentaries on local issues, and programmes made on the Light House s training courses.
Website
http://www.light-house.co.uk
Keywords
Media studies; Arts
Access
Library is open at specified times and by appointment.
Access for outsiders
Yes
Charges
None

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Journals
Holds contemporary and historic journals on cinema, TV and photography.
Newspapers
Over 3,000 portfolios of newspaper cuttings from the 1960s to the present.
Posters
Film posters collection dates from 1987 onwards.
Video/Film
Approx 1,000 videotapes, including the Arts Council’s Collection.

Catalogues

Online catalogue
An online catalogue is being developed and will be accessible via the Light House site www.light-house.co.uk
Digitised catalogue
No, not at present.

Main Contact

Name
Mr. Frank Challenger
Job title
Chief Executive
Telephone
01902 716055
Fax
01902 717143
Email
info@light-house.co.uk
Address
The Chubb Buildings
Fryer Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1HT

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