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  • Media Screen Round-up July 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. 2016 marked the 100th anniversary of the April 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. This month’s round-up features a reference to Ciara Chambers’ chapter about the portrayal of the aftermath of […]

  • Moving Image Gateway News

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,900 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). Ephemeral Films Project: National Socialism in Austria This site gives a fascinating glimpse into life […]

  • From the Arctic to the Caribbean: Film Indexes and Databases on the Moving Image Gateway

    This Gateway includes over 1,900 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). Afbare – Arctic Documentary Films The Arctic and Barents Documentary Film database contains records for over 35,000 […]

  • New BoB Twitter handle

    We’re updating the BoB Twitter account to reflect our new branding; you can now find BoB @OnDemandBoB. All our followers and previous tweets will stay attached to the new handle, so if you’re following us you don’t need to do anything. Just make sure you tag @OnDemandBoB in your BoB tweets, as the old handle will no longer […]

  • An even better BoB is here…

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    BoB is our on demand television and radio service for education, and an even better version is here…

  • Media Screen Round-up, June 2016

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at the BUFVC by Andrew Ormsby This month’s round-up includes journal articles on the use of early newsreel footage in war reporting, and a look at how amateur films were used to construct identity in postwar Britain. […]

  • Latest additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    This Gateway includes over 1,900 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). Environment and Society Portal This worthy enterprise is a dynamic digital archive which aims to make images, […]

  • Media Screen Round-up May 2016

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at the BUFVC by Andrew Ormsby. A varied selection this month includes a trio of books on film and television adaptations of the works of three English writers, including the novels of John Fowles: Aubrey, James, ed. […]

  • RES Project – Teaching Shakespeare

    ‘When we are teaching the sixth form their Shakespeare coursework, one of the elements that comprises the work is the need to look at the history of the performance of the play…’ As part of the ongoing ‘Shakespeare 400’ celebrations, RES have been finding out how the BBC Shakespeare Archive Resource is being used to breath life […]

  • Media Screen Round-Up April 2016

    The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at the BUFVC by Andrew Ormsby. One of the highlights of this month’s selection is Muhamed Amin’s article in the latest issue of The Journal of European Popular Culture (Volume 6, Issue 2): ‘Welcome to Europe! Linking […]