British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Viewfinder 103

Viewfinder 103 was published in May 2016.

Contents of this issue:

VISIONS OF CHANGEScreen Shot 2016-05-18 at 11.11.20
Dr Ieuan Franklin takes a look at the BFI’s new Blu-ray and DVD release Visions of Change: The Evolution of the British TV Documentary, Volume 1: BBC 1951-1967.

FLIPPED LEARNING
Dr Damien Mansell from the University of Exeter explains how flipped classroom models of teaching can make the most of online educational technology to engage learners.

DAVID LEAN
Prof Charles Barr takes an in-depth look at Melanie Williams’ new book on the influential filmmaker.

SCIENCE ON SCREEN
Dr Chris Willmott explains how teaching staff can put the moving image to work in science education.

APPOINTMENT TO VIEW
Catherine Chambers, Senior Producer at the Open University, highlights how the OU is bringing learning to life social media and the principles of broadcast programming.

SCREEN PLAYS
John Wyver from the University of Westminster shines the light on the AHRC-funded project ‘Screen Plays: The Theatre Plays on British Television’, and the database hosted by the BUFVC.

REVIEWS

  • Dr Martin Brady: The Use and Abuse of Cinema by Eric Rentschler
  • Patrick O’Neill: Breaking Bad: The Official Book by David Thompson
  • Prof David Murphy: BLACK GIRL/BOROM SARRET (Blu-ray/DVD)
  • Prof Lisa Purse: The End of Cinema? A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age by André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion
  • Dr Luke McKernan: How Films Were Made & Shown by David Cleveland and Brian Pritchard
  • Dr Kristyn Gorton: MAKE MORE NOISE! SUFFRAGETTES IN SILENT FILM (DVD)