British Universities Film & Video Council

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PRAXIS ARCHIVE


Farmers at cattle auction, 1980s (photo courtesy of the Praxis Archive)
Description
Built up over 20 years through purchase and shooting own material in Eastern and Northern England. The collection began with a series of rural, sea-fishing and industrial films. Current affairs, documentary and educational films made in Northern England, throughout the UK and internationally are continually being added to the holdings.
Website
http://www.praxisfilms.com
Keywords
Farming; Fishing industries; Seafaring; Rural life
Access
All research done in-house. No external researchers.
Facilities
Viewing off premises. Normally arrange viewing in London or Leeds.
Charges
Charges for research for broadcast productions. Charges for facilities and handling. A price list is available upon request.
Copyright
Copyright held.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: Regular additions. The Yellowbelly Collection (colour): over 70 hours of professionally shot broadcast images in Lincolnshire in the 1980s. The Fishing Collection: harbours, docks, fleets throughout this century comprises over 20 hours.Amateur, documentary.
Video components: Hi-Band U-Matic, Beta/Beta-SP, 1-inch Video.
Film: 90% colour film, 10% black and white film. Amateur, documentary.
Film components: 16mm, positive film, negative film.

Catalogues

Computerised database
Available.
Card catalogue
Available, indexed.

Additional Information

Other information
Shooting scripts and interview transcripts. Shot lists. Cutting script in most cases.
Conservation policy
Everything possible is preserved.

Main Contact

Name
Sue Waterfield
Job title
Archivist
Telephone
01472-399976
Fax
01472-399976
Email
info@praxisfilms.co.uk
Address
Praxis Films Ltd
PO Box 290
Market Rasen
LN3 6BB

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