British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Viewfinder 91

Viewfinder 91 was published in May 2013.

Contents of this issue:

HOW DO I CITE THIS?
The BUFVC guidelines for referencing Moving Image and Sound is a newly published report that aims to help establish new cataloguing standards for AV media. Richard Hewett brings us up to speed.

ALL EARS FOR POETRY
For twenty-five years The Poetry Trust in Suffolk has been celebrating national and international poetry. Now many of their live events are available online. Naomi Jaffa and Dean Parkin explore the development of the Trust’s Poetry Channel.

BBC WORLDWIDE
Between 2005 and 2008 the BBC World Service digitised the contents of its Recorded Programme library – over 50,000 programmes. Tristan Ferne and Mark Flashman look at some of the challenges involved in putting this radio archive online.

ROUNDABOUT
http://bufvc.ac.uk/newsonscreen/roundabout
Linda Kaye provides a guided tour of the Technicolor cinemagazine that in the 1960s and 70s helped the government promote Britain as a progressive world leader to South and South-east Asia and which is now available to view online (click here).

REMEMBER THE 1960s?
A major AHRC-funded research project Cultural Memory and British Cinema-Going of the 1960s aims to shed light on the social and cultural history of cinema-going in the 1960s. Melvyn Stokes and Matthew Jones set up the premise.

THE DZIGA VERTOV COLLECTION
The Kinonedelja – Online Edition in the Austrian Film Museum brings together the earliest work of Russian film director and theoretician Dziga Vertov. Adelheid Heftberger provides guide to the collection.

REVIEWS

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Front Cover: Young poets Rebecca Perry, Caleb Klaces, Warsan Shire and Andrew McMillan at the 2012 Aldeburgh Poetry Festival. See article, All Ears for Poetry. (Image: © Peter Everard Smith)