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  1. The Video Essay Podcast Streaming

    Link
    https://thevideoessay.com
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Hosted by Will DiGravio, a video essay maker and critic, this podcast features conversations with leading critics, filmmakers, scholars, and other creators about the impact of video essays on moving image and media studies. There are four episodes so far, with guests Catherine Grant, Philip BruBaker, Grace Lee and Jacob Swinney; each podcast includes links to some of their video essays.

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  2. Take Me to Your Reader Podcast Streaming

    Link
    http://pavementpodcast.com
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Producers/Broadcasters, Streaming/Download

    An entertaining look at old and newer science fiction films, which are based on written works. Discussions focus on the source material as much as on the actual films themselves. The website includes a very useful section- Podcast Queue- which lists the books and films being considered for an episode as well as titles already dealt with. There is also an Archive organised chronologically by year, and links to related resources. Recent episodes include Netflix’s Love, Death and Robots (2019), The Wandering Earth (2019), The Seventh Victim (1943) and Millennium (1989).

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  3. Ray Harryhausen Podcast Streaming

    Link
    https://soundcloud.com/rayharryhausenfoundation
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    A celebration of the work, legacy and influence of legendary visual effects creator and filmmaker Ray Harryhausen (1920-2013). The podcast, now on its 28th episode, is part of The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation, which Harryhausen set up in 1986 to ensure his body of work was preserved as a coherent collection, with educational rather than simply entertainment value. The first episode includes interview clips with Harryhausen himself; other episodes are devoted to specific films such as One Million Years BC (1966), Clash of the Titans (1981), Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) and 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957).

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  4. The Projection Project Streaming

    Link
    https://projectionproject.warwick.ac.uk/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    The outcome of a research project led by the University of Warwick, this site investigates the history of cinematic projection, the role and image of the cinema projectionist, and the contemporary expansion of projected images and events outside the cinema. It uses a mixture of methods, including oral history, archive research, interviews, textual analysis, photographs and short films to document and explore film projection and the digital transformations of the twenty-first century. The site is organised into four main categories: Virtual Projection Box, which enables the interactive exploration of a projection room; Changing Technology-Changing Work, a tour showing the ways in which technological developments have changed the projectionist’s job; Exploring the Box, which highlights the key features of a 1910s projection room; Women in the Box, about the work of women projectionists across the history of cinema. Highlights include: a film demonstrating the flammability of different types of film stock; an audio clip about adapting to digital projection technologies, and a short news item depicting a ‘projectionette’ showing films for a wartime audience.

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  5. Girls on Film Streaming

    Link
    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/girls-on-film/id1439182513
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Launched in 2018 by film critic Anna Smith, this popular podcast features female film critics, commentators or activists reviewing new releases and dissecting classic films from a female perspective. Guest interviewees have included Carey Mulligan, Amma Asante, Kathryn Hahn, Brie Larson and Maxine Peake.

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  6. Here’s Looking at You Streaming

    Link
    https://hereslookingatyousite.wordpress.com/category/podcast/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    An online hub for various research projects from Dr Ellen Wright, Lecturer in Cinema and Television at DeMontfort University. Her research interrogates notions of gender, sexuality, class, taste, nationality and consumption linked to Classical Hollywood cinema and focuses on denigrated forms such as the celebrity group ‘selfie’, pin-up photography, slash fiction and pornography as well as press books, promotional materials for films and TV shows, film fan annuals, film and photography magazines/pamphlets, syndicated radio plays, film star fiction, film star/celebrity endorsements and advertising tie-ups. There are some 16 podcasts which include interviews with lecturers, body-based performance artists, film programmers, lawyers and magazine editors.

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  7. CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa Streaming

    Link
    https://www.circuit.org.nz
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies, Media Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Databases, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Founded in 2012, this arts agency supports and represents moving image practice in New Zelaland. The online resource streams over 700 videos by some 100 New Zealand artists. The collection is searchable by artist, title, year and keyword. Extensive clips of the works are available online for research and study purposes. The site also presents a fortnightly podcast hosted by Mark Amery, who is joined by local guest curators, writers and artists to dissect recent exhibitions and events in the world of local and international moving image. The podcast was launched in 2013, and the archive now contains over 80 programmes of approximately 30 minutes each. A recent addition to their podcast collection is an interview with Scottish filmmaker Luke Fowler on which he talks about his filmed portraits of experimental musicians, the revolutionary potential of the past and the responsibility of the spectator.

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  8. The Essay Film Festival Streaming

    Link
    http://www.essayfilmfestival.com/about/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Festivals, Streaming/Download

    Launched in 2015 by Birkbeck Institute for Moving Image, the programming of The Essay Film Festival aims to provide a focus for the current global expansion of this type of film, which is understood as a hybrid form that brings together elements of documentary and experimental filmmaking into a highly personal and often politically engaged mode of expression. Some classic exponents of the essay film are Humphrey Jennings, Harun Farocki, Patrick Keiller and Agnes Varda. The Events section of the site contains information and resources about past and present editions of the festival, including video and audio recordings of events, photographs, articles and other documents, which are of special value for anyone who is interested in this engaging mode of filmmaking. The Audio Archives present Interviews, Q&As with prominent film theorists such as Thomas Elsaesser and Peter Wollen, and filmmakers including Pierre Creton, Jocelyn Saab, Joao Moreira Salles and Thom Andersen.

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  9. Faculty of Horror Podcast Streaming

    Link
    http://www.facultyofhorror.com
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Film Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Now in its 70th show, this independently produced Canadian podcast is a very good source for classic and contemporary horror film discussions. Hosted by journalists/academics Andrea Subissati and Alexandra West, the shows offer in-depth analysis and intelligent insights on the cultural impact of horror films. The site offers a reading list, and a helpful Episode index, which allows for alphabetical browsing of all the content. Some of the films covered include: Ravenous (1999), Mother! (2017), The Stepford Wives (1975) and Get Out (2017).

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  10. MERZBANK Streaming

    Link
    http://merzbank.com
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Design, Film Studies, Literature, Media Studies, Photography
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A repository of artists’ online works that draw their inspiration from Kurt Schwitters. Guided by his innovations in visual arts, spoken word, typography and poetry, the project anticipates how Schwitters’ spirit might have flourished in the online world, while highlighting the debt that new forms of digital collage owe to Schwitters’ formative example. Funded by Film and Video Umbrella, the site includes newly commissioned works by Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard, Alec Finlay, and George Barber. Their works reflect the many different facets of Schwitters’ aesthetic while exploring today’s ever expanding outlets for combining and communicating images, texts and sounds. Whether using content-sharing platforms such as Pinterest as places to find and assemble material, or experimenting with other forms of digital dissemination such as downloads and applications, the pieces demonstrate how Schwitters’ practice continues to reverberate in the present.

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