British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Projects and Research

Learning on Screen plays a unique role in conducting and supporting research with, and of moving image & sound with a focus on ICT.

Many resources available on our website are the result of projects; providing long-term access to data, as well as enabling future research by students and researchers.


Learning on Screen partners with higher education institutions throughout the research lifecycle: devising research questions, brokering relationships with industry, providing project management and making outputs publicly accessible as online resources.

If you are interested in forming a research/project partnership with us, please email or call us on 020 7393 1500.

Keep up to date with the our projects and research via our blog posts.

Audiovisual Citation Guidelines – second edition

View the latest edition of the BUFVC Audiovisual Citation Guidelines. The guidelines are designed to encourage best practice in referencing any kind of audiovisual item.

A History of Women in the British Film and Television Industries

An AHRC project looking at the contribution women within the British film and television industries drawing on application forms successfully submitted to the union BECTU.

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Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI)

The aim of this project is to facilitate the transition of the Europeana website from a portal to a multi-sided platform. The BUFVC will raise the competency levels of data providing partners by developing online learning resources and organising a workshop for new members of the EUscreen network of European television and broadcast archives.



The second EUscreen project – providing even more free online access to content from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives.
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Understanding the annotation process: annotation for big data

An AHRC project which investigates the process of annotation across different types of media and the degree to which it can be successfully automated.

BUFVC Projects Timeline (1999 – )

View a timeline of previous partnerships, projects and research projects undertaken by the BUFVC.

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