British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Viewfinder 104

Viewfinder 104 was published in September 2016.

Contents of the issue:

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Our Chief Executive, Virginia Haworth-Galt, explains the thinking behind our rebrand and maps out our exciting future.

STUDENTS IN THE FRAME
Prof Simon Lancaster, University of East Anglia, on how student authoring of video content produced positive learning outcomes and a lasting digital legacy.

PROJECTION BOX
Dr Richard Wallace, University of Warwick, casts the lens on an AHRC-funded project examining the history of cinema projection and the switch to digital.

THEY MADE THE NEWS
Elena Dirstaru, doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, reports on her recent placement with us digitising newsreels.

ALAN CLARKE
Dr Lez Cooke, Royal Holloway, takes a look at the BFI’s new Blu-ray/DVD c0llection ‘Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989)’.

EUSCREEN
Maria Drabczyk from Poland’s National Audiovisual Institute highlights the EUscreen project, its outcomes and its legacies.

REVIEWS

  • Prof Joe Kember: Cecil Hepworth and the Rise of the British Film Industry by Simon Brown
  • Prof Stephen M Hart: The Classical Mexican Cinema by Charles Ramírez Berg
  • Prof Stephen Lacey: The Children of Green Knowe (DVD)
  • Dr Janet McCabe: Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema by Sophie Mayer