Viewfinder 92 was published in September 2013.
Contents of this issue:
LAB, CAMERA, ACTION!
Making your own films to a professional standard is getting quicker, easier and cheaper.Andrew Steele and Tom Fuller describe their experiences producing their series of short, sharp science videos.
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT DYING
Many risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met due to a reluctance to talk about dying, death and bereavement. Joe Levenson, of the Dying Matters Coalition, discusses the importance of media in getting its message across.
CHANNEL 4 PRESS PACKS
In the pre-internet age, broadcasters provided the press with print information about forthcoming programmes.Whilst the identities of the BBC and ITV were well established, the new fourth channel had to work much harder to establish itself. Linda Kaye leafs through the first twenty years of the press packs, which the BUFVC is now delivering online.
It’s been a year since the launch of REFRAME, a new open access academic digital platform. Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex, is its founding editor and provides an overview.
As part of the British Library’s commitment to delivering a multimedia research environment, it is exploring the potential of speech-to-text technologies for finding non-textual content. Dr Luke Mckernan, Lead Curator, News and Moving Image at the British Library, brings us up-to-date with their efforts.
- Mark Bould: Projecting Tomorrow by James Chapman and Nicholas J. Cull
- Dr David Sorfa: A Society in Distress by Jan Čulík
- E. Anna Claydon: British Film Industry in the 1970s by Sian Barber
- Dr Iain Robert Smith: Bollywood – Gods, Glamour and Gossip by Kush Varia
- Professor Ed Gallafent: Show Me Love by Anna Westerståhl Stenport
To access Viewfinder Online, visit: http://bufvc.ac.uk/viewfinder
Front Cover: Assorted Channel 4 press packs. (Images © Channel 4 Archive)