• Opening up the Archives

    Published on: 6 June 2017

    Dr Shane O’Sullivan, Kingston University, reports on a new pilot scheme allowing undergraduate film students to access footage from the BFI National Archive for use in their own documentaries.… continue reading.

  • The Myth of the BBC

    Published on: 13 April 2017

    Dr Tom Mills, Lecturer in Sociology and Policy at Aston University, charts a brief history of political bias at the Corporation in his new book, The BBC: Myth of a Public Service.… continue reading.

  • Enter the Future: Behind the Scenes of a New MOOC

    Published on: 24 March 2017

    Gina Marchetti, Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park and Stacilee Ford, from the University of Hong Kong, explain the thinking behind their new MOOC, Hong Kong Cinema Through a Global Lens.… continue reading.

  • New Resource: British Pathé on Demand

    Published on: 16 March 2017

    James Hoyle, Website Editor at British Pathé, introduces the iconic company’s exciting new on demand platform, catering for academics and students of the humanities.… continue reading.

  • Ousmane Sembene

    Published on: 23 February 2017

    Dr Alexander Fisher re-examines two films by the pioneering Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene in the light of high definition.… continue reading.

  • BBC RemArc

    Published on: 8 February 2017

    Jake Berger from BBC Archive Development explains how the corporation’s extensive archive is helping trigger reminiscences in people with dementia.… continue reading.

  • Cinematic Exchanges

    Published on: 17 January 2017

    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.… continue reading.

  • How They Made The News

    Published on: 19 December 2016

    Elena Dirstaru, doctoral researcher at the University of Essex, reports on her recent research placement with Learning on Screen, organised by the CHASE consortium.… continue reading.

  • Alan Clarke

    Published on: 1 December 2016

    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)’.… continue reading.

  • Putting Students in the Frame

    Published on: 18 November 2016

    Prof Simon Lancaster explains how student authoring of video content produces positive learning outcomes and a lasting digital legacy.… continue reading.