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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]