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Viewfinder 106

Viewfinder 106 was published in March 2016.

Contents of the issue:

FORGOTTEN TV DRAMASubject Index Master
Lez Cooke, John Hill
and Billy Smart, Royal Holloway, report on the ‘Forgotten TV Dramas’ season at the BFI, and the associated conference, ‘Television Drama: the Archives, Access and Research’.

HONG KONG CINEMA MOOC
Gina Marchetti, Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park and Stacilee Ford, University of Hong Kong, explain the thinking behind their bold new MOOC, Hong Kong Cinema through a Global Lens. 

CINEMATIC INTERRUPTIONS
Dr Lee Campbell, Central Saint Martins, explores the potential of mobile technology to produce an immersive and participatory cinema experience.

OPEN UNIVERSITY DIGITAL ARCHIVE
Ruth Cammies, University Archivist at the Open University, highlights the newly launched OU Digital Archive and explains what the future holds for this invaluable collection.

MYTH OF THE BBC?
Is the BBC truly an impartial public broadcaster? Dr Tom Mills, Lecturer in Sociology and Policy at Aston University, charts a brief history of perceived political bias at the Corporation.

REVIEWS

  • Dr Xavier Aldana Reyes: Tower of London (Blu-ray/DVD)
  • Dr Louis Bayman: The Euro-Western by Lee Broughton
  • Prof Charles Barr: Refocus: The Films of Delmer Daves edited by Matthew Carter and Andrew Patrick Nelson
  • Dr Sarah Thomas: Studios Before the System by Brian R. Jacobson
  • Dr Meg Jensen: Speaking Pictures: Neuropsychoanalysis and Authorship in Film and Literature by Alistair Fox