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Film Focus: 21st Century Bard - The Making of Twelfth Night

Synopsis
Four short documentaries about the making of 4Learning’s contemporary production of Twelfth Night which was specially made for broadcast on school’s television. The programmes offer extended interviews with the director, producer, actors, designers and technicians, and footage of the set construction, rehearsals and shoot. These documentaries are included on the TWELFTH NIGHT DVD.
Series
English Programme, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2004
Availability
Out of distribution
Notes
Note that the programme is only available as of (2007) with TWELFTH NIGHT (1983) on a DVD entitled TWELFTH NIGHT & 21st CENTURY BARD from www,4learningshop.co.uk


The programme can be downloaded from Film and Sound Online with full credits and shotlist.
Documentation
Online notes available at http://www.channel4.com/learning/programmenotes/english/bard21stcent01.htm
Subjects
English language and literature; Media studies
Keywords
drama production; schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); television production techniques; Rehearsals; Shakespeare on television

Online availability

URI
http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/
Price
academic subscription
Delivery
Download

Credits

Director
Tim Supple
Producer
Rachel Gesua
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Chiwetel Ejiofor 
Michael Maloney 
Parminder Nagra 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
4 x 25 minutes
Year
2004

Sections

Title
Business of Film, The
Duration
25 mins

Title
Art of Film, The
Duration
25 mins

Title
Language of Film, The
Duration
25 mins

Title
Technology of Film, The
Duration
25 mins

Production Company

Name

Projector Productions

Sponsor

Name

Thames Television

Distributor

Name

4 Learning

Notes
Channel 4 Learning has now closed. This used to be the educational broadcasting arm of Channel 4. The online shop sold educational DVDs and CD-ROMs for use in primary and secondary schools.
Name

JISC MediaHub

Notes
NB. As of 1 September 2016, the Jisc MediaHub subscription service is no longer available. However, all the multimedia content that Jisc has licensed for use by higher and further education institutions, which is currently accessed via the MediaHub subscription, is available through a new service, MediaPlus, at http://mediaplus.alexanderstreet.com.
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