José Arroyo, Principal Teaching Fellow In Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick, underlines his experiences teaching at Cuba’s world-renowned Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión.
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.
Elena Dirstaru, doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, reports on her recent research placement with Learning on Screen, organised by the CHASE consortium.
Dr Lez Cooke, Senior Research Officer at Royal Holloway, takes a look at the BFI’s new Blu-ray/DVD collection ‘Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989)’.
Dr Birgitta Hosea reviews a new DVD release of Ralph Bakshi’s fantasy animation Wizards.
Prof Stephen M. Hart reviews Charles Ramírez Berg’s analysis of classical Mexican cinema.
Dr Stacey Abbott reviews Derek Johnston’s book on the relationship between ghost stories and seasonal television programming.
Prof Stephen Lacey reviews the BBC’s adaptation of Lucy M. Boston’s popular children’s novel, recently released on DVD.
Dr Janet McCabe reviews Sophie Mayer’s account of the new wave of feminist filmmakers, and the ideas that politicise them.