British Universities Film & Video Council

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Viewfinder 100

VF100-COVER-web-mediumViewfinder 100 was published in September 2015.

Contents of this issue:

VIEWFINDER 100
Olwen Terris, BUFVC Information Officer, celebrates the hundredth issue of the BUFVC’s quarterly journal with a look at its long history, with additional help from some of its former editors, who cast a gaze at their respective tenures.

SHAKESPEARE’S BIGGEST CLASSROOM
Taryn Storey, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Higher Education Programme Developer provides a back-stage tour of a digital collaboration between the RSC and Ravensbourne College.

TV AND EVERYDAY LIFE IN SOCIALIST EUROPE
The Screening Socialism project is the first comparative, transnational study of television cultures in socialist Eastern Europe. Dr Sabina Mihelj provides an overview of this innovative project and discusses some preliminary finding.

EUROPE ON SCREEN
What role does European film and television drama play in constructing our sense of European identity? The MeCETES project seeks to find out, as Dr Huw Jones explains.

REVIEWS

  • Dr Jonathan Rayner: The Lure of the Big Screen by Karina Aveyard
  • Mick Farr: Cinematography by Patrick Keaton
  • Professor Charles Barr: Double-Act by Brian McFarlane
  • Professor Sue Vice: Hitchcock Lost and Found by Alain Kerzoncuf and Charles Barr
  • Professor Robert S. C. Gordon: NIGHT MUST FALL (DVD)
  • Professor Emma Smith: FALSTAFF / CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT (DVD)

Front Cover: Viewfinder through the decades from 1987 to 2015