British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Publishing & Distribution

The BUFVC publishes the quarterly journal Viewfinder, reference books such as the BUFVC Handbook and distributes DVDs such as The Origins of Scientific Cinematography.


DocHdl1OnPTRSERVERtmpTargetViewfinder 99 includes articles on MOOCs, Science fiction and science fact, digital preservation and surviving PHDs.


Documentary using archive film and original equipment to show how cinema and cinematography had its origins not in the music hall or the fairground, but in the laboratory.


Following recent changes in copyright legislation this publication is currently being updated and a new version will be available later this year. For details of these changes please visit the BUFVC Copyright Guidance page.