NationalRural was established in 2004 as a Knowledge Exchange – a service provided by universities and colleges for rural businesses and organisations. The project was set up with funding from HEFCE as one of 22 Centres for Knowledge Exchange activity in the country. Roger Greenhalgh, Information Manager for NationalRural, describes their work and their recent experiments in time lapse video.
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.
Filmed warfare was a new phenomenon at the time of the First World War and it was months before the British authorities allowed cameramen up to the front line. David Walsh of the Imperial War Museum discusses the restoration of THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME (1916).
As the amount of digital material generated by universities increases every year, what can be done to preserve them for the future? Linda Ligios and Karen Colbron, King’s College London, are looking for solutions with Presto4U.
Dr Stacey Abbott reviews two DVD sets devoted to the artistry of director Frank Borzage.
Dr Claire Brock and Dr Ben Dew review a production Delibes’ ballet starring Darcey Bussell.
Michael Paris reviews Richard Attenborough’s film of the celebrated anti-war stage musica.
Professor Tony Howard reviews a guide that aims to extend our understanding of the ‘popular’ historically.
Dr Jon Burrows reviews the first academic monograph on the the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection.