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  • e-CHARM Copyright Advisory Service Project Survey – let us know your thoughts!

    We want to hear your thoughts about all aspects moving image copyright in higher and further education. Understanding copyright and licensing is an important aspect of teaching and learning in the digital age. Librarians and teaching staff currently grapple to understand what they and their learners can do with digital content in an educational context.  […]

  • AHRC-funded Filmmaking Research Network Survey

    The AHRC-funded Filmmaking Research Network has launched a survey to gather data about filmmaking research.     The aim of the survey is to compare and contrast examples of filmmaking research by producing case studies as well as register of film research outputs. It’s also intended to build capacity through networking members via research themes, curating content from the […]

  • Media Screen Round-up April 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. Highlights this month include a special issue of the European Journal of Cultural studies which explores the international differences between gender cultures by comparing reality television programmes in different countries, […]

  • The Learning on Screen Gateway – 2,000 ways to access moving image and sound resources

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes 2,000 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 (020 7393 1500). IFI Player The IFI Player presents a freely available selection of material from the collections of […]

  • Media Screen Round-up March 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. A special issue of Cahiers victoriens et édouardiens focuses on  New Perspectives on Film Adaptations of 19th–Century Novels and Short Stories . The issue looks at film adaptations of Victorian […]

  • Media Screen Round-up February 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. An eclectic selection this month, with subjects ranging from Argentinian telenovelas to lesbian and gay identity in YouTube celebrity video bloggers.  The most visually appealing item from February’s round-up is […]

  • An exciting opportunity for emerging documentary filmmakers

    Our friends at the BBC and the BFI have an exciting opportunity for emerging documentary filmmakers… To celebrate 75 years since Humphrey Jennings and Stuart McAllister made Listen to Britain the BFI and BBC Four are looking  for short film pitches from emerging documentary filmmakers that reflect the diversity of voices across UK today. The best […]

  • Media Screen Round-up December 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. Zoë Shacklock’s article ‘On Not Watching Outlander in the United Kingdom’  (Visual Culture in Britain 17, no. 3 (2016): 311-28) explores the idea that, despite the increasing availability of media […]

  • Audiovisual in Education: Presentations and Photos

    Below you can find the presentations from Audiovisual in Education with synced audio. You can also download the PDFs of each presentation, using the links below. Dr Chris Willmott, University of Leicester, spoke about how different uses of broadcast media can enhance science teaching. Please note: this is audio only. Access full presentation on SlideShare.   Dr Catherine Grant, University […]

  • Media Screen Round-up November 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month’s bumper issue features  a special issue of The European Journal of Women’s Studies on the subject of Women’s cinema and transnational Europe. The issue explores the various ways […]