Stephen Engelhard is the founder of Angel Productions, and produces and directs its videos for universities. He explains how his company made The PhD Survival Video, one of a continuing series of productions to support the training of doctoral students used in more than 70 UK institutions.
Wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.
Until the 1990s, most British TV was shot on video in the studio, with film used only for exteriors. What impact did physical space have on both changing modes of production and television aesthetics?
A new free teaching resource aims to encourage and build an understanding and appreciation of moving images, in all forms, for those in full-time education. Its co-founder, Ian Wall, fills in the blanks.
Dr Miles Booy reviews the 2008 sci-fi mini series upon its release to DVD.
Professor Martin Iddon discusses a collection of COI documentaries tracked by Mordant Music.
Dr Stacey Abbott looks again at an unsung classic on 1930s cinema now on Blu-ray.
Professor Paul Wells looks at the BFI’s book on the best 100 animated features.
We review a guide to film aimed at students and staff.