In October the latest batch of revisions to British Copyright law flowing from the Hargreaves review finally came into effect after several years of development and debate. Jason Miles-Campbell, formerly Jisc Legal Manager, looks ahead and asks, ‘What’s in it for the world of the audiovisual?’
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.
A Warwick University team has been awarded an AHRC grant for a project to put together the story of the contribution made to British Shakespeare by black and Asian theatre artists since 1930.
Sarita Malik, with Caroline Chapain and Roberta Comunian, discusses an AHRC funded project that has opened up a range of possible research avenues and partnerships between academics and community filmmakers.
We review a classic of Italian neo-realist cinema.
Dr Marco Angelini looks at The Caesars (1968) and other examples of depictions of Roman History on screen.
Steve Connor reviews a new book that looks at manifestations of US imperialsm in a Gothic mode.
We review Christopher Frayling’s look at the representations of boffins on film.
Dr Nicholas Hiley reviews a now hard-to-find DVD presentation of a classic First World War documentary.