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  • Media Screen Round-up September 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 Sergio Angelini. This month the selection includes fresh looks at the morality of Reality TV, WB Yeates and Film, the early influences on Lucille Ball, depictions of trauma, theatrical artifice and product […]

  • Fair Dealing Conference – Birkbeck, 24 November

    Birkbeck, University of London are hosting series of events on using still and moving images in academic research throughout November 2017. The conference on fair dealing will take place on Friday 24 November in the Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD, from 10 am to 5 pm, and will be followed by a drinks […]

  • Media Screen Round-up August 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 Sergio Angelini. This month the selection takes in the work of celebrated directors such as Stephen Frears and Hal Ashby, Jordanian cinema, football in the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Maurice Jaubert […]

  • Audiovisual Citation Guidelines – let us know your thoughts

    We are updating our AV Citation Guidelines (first edition March 2013) and would very much appreciate your input into the second edition. Once completed, the second edition will be made available to all our members. Background Our original guidelines (pictured) were developed to address the growing need for a clear, comprehensive and consistent system for the citation […]

  • We’re Hiring

    Information Officer (4 days per week), Learning on Screen Salary: £28,961 (pro rata) Based at our London office this role offers a rare opportunity to work in our Membership and Information Services Team. You will work in collaboration with the Head of this department to provide our membership with up-to-date information on audiovisual media resources […]

  • Media Screen Round-up July 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. This month the selection takes in Vera Lynn, nostaligia in contemporary screen adaptations of Shakespeare, South Korean baseball movies, women in  prison, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, screen tests 1915-30, combat […]

  • Media Screen Round-up June 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. This month the selection takes in Dorothy Lamour, ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’, television representations of the 1992 – 1995 Bosnian War, Hindi Cinema, James Bond films and Harrison Ford’s chest hair. […]

  • Let us know your thoughts at our e-CHARM copyright focus group

    We would like to invite our members to a half-day workshop and focus group about audiovisual copyright in higher and further education, as part of our ongoing e-CHARM project.  The workshop will be both an opportunity for attendees to learn more about copyright and audiovisual materials in the education sector and provide feedback on our in-house copyright […]

  • 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, […]