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.

AP UPITN Collection (September 1973)

The BUFVC will publish 300 items of content from September 1973 from the UPITN collection. The new items will form part of News on Screen and will be exclusively available to UK HE & FE institutions.

AP Archive

Channel 4 and British Film Culture

The research project will see the creation of an online resource of digitised Channel 4 press packs (1982-2002). The resources is due to be released in Autumn 2013.

Channel 4



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



Opening up the BBC broadcast archives to provide additional resources to BoB (Box of Broadcasts) National.

BUFVC Projects Timeline (1999 – )

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

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