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Viewfinder 108


Viewfinder 108
 was published in September 2017.

Contents of our lecture capture issue: Screen Shot 2017-09-21 at 15.54.40

THINK KENT
As Think Kent approaches its hundredth video, series producer Nathan Crouch discusses the innovative lecture capture project with Viewfinder.

LEARNING LECTURE CAPTURE
Matt Howcroft provides a case study about development of a standardised lecture capture system and its positive take-up by academics at the University of Derby.

DIGITISING OUR ARCHIVE
Frazer Ash, Digital Transfer Manager for Learning on Screen, reports on our off-air digitisation project and the valuable archive television content that will be made available in BoB. 

CONNECTIONS
Prof Paul Long, Birmingham City University, evaluates the BBC’s pioneering documentary series Connections asking, how does it fare as an artefact of television history? 

THE CORRIDOR SHOT
Prof Roger Luckhurst, Birkbeck, University of London, casts a gaze on the history of corridors and asks why they persist as cinematic sites of horror?

EUROPE IN VOGUE
Marta Franceschini explains the thinking behind Europeana’s new online thematic collection on the craft and creativity of European fashion.

REVIEWS

  • Dr Helen Reddington: The Decline of Western Civilization (Blu-ray/DVD)
  • Dr Leon Hunt: Spanish Gothic by Xavier Aldana Reyes
  • Prof John Cook: Jonathan Miller – One Thing and Another edited by Ian Greaves
  • Donatella Valente: Visions of Avant-Garde Film by Kamila Kuc