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  • 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 […]

  • Media Screen Round-up October 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. Recent events lend a potentially topical significance to some of the publications in this month’s bumper round-up, particularly a number of publications which examine different aspects of film and the […]

  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock to present Learning on Screen Awards

    We’re delighted to announce Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock as our guest speaker for the Learning on Screen Awards 2017. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience and demonstrating that you ‘don’t need a brain the size of a small planet’ to understand, participate in and enjoy […]