British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Projects & Research

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

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


BUFVC 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 the BUFVC, please contact Linda Kaye, Research Executive, email, +44 (0)20 7393 1518.

Keep up to date with the BUFVC’s projects and research via our blog posts

Audiovisual Citation Guidelines

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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The second EUscreen project – providing even more free online access to content from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives.
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Project Enriched Playlists

This Jisc-funded project will discover ways in which the audiovisual collections within Jisc MediaHub might be developed for higher education into ‘enriched playlists’.

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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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