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  • 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 […]

  • Latest entries on the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 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). artinCINEMA English-language site featuring news, biographies and filmographies covering experimental and avant garde cinema in […]

  • 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 […]

  • International Women’s Day on the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 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). This week’s selection reflects the diversity of audiovisual resources on the Web made by, for […]

  • 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, January 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 Amongst this month’s selection are a Shakespeare special , a look at the representation of women in film and television during the 1950s, and an alarming look at the nature […]

  • Oral history on the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 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). British Antarctic Oral History Project This resource features interviews gathered by the British Antarctic Survey […]

  • Latest additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 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). Hannah Arendt Collection This is a website featuring a selection of digitised materials from the […]

  • 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 […]