Viewfinder Magazine

Articles Archive - page 16

  • Channel 4 Press Packs 1982-2002

    Published on: 8th October 2013

    A new digital resource from the BUFVC brings together the first twenty years of the ground-breaking pre-broadcast information packages from Channel 4. Linda Kaye, BUFVC Research Executive, presents the project.… continue reading.

  • JISC MediaHub moves up a gear

    Published on: 18th September 2013

    One of the main sources of copyright-cleared moving images, still images and sound for use in UK Further and Higher Education is set to include a major collection of engineering videos.… continue reading.

  • Lab, Camera, Action!

    Published on: 4th September 2013

    Making your own films to a professional standard is getting quicker, easier and cheaper. Andrew Steele and Tom Fuller describe their experiences producing their series of short, sharp science videos. … continue reading.

  • BBC World Service Radio Archive - online

    Published on: 22nd August 2013

    The entire archive of the BBC World Service - around 50,000 recorded programmes -is being made available online. Tristan Ferne and Mark Flashman look at some of the challenges involved.… continue reading.

  • BFI InView - A New Source of History

    Published on: 7th August 2013

    The InView resource holds over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st. Organised under six main Themes, each comes with an introductory essay by an academic historian.… continue reading.

  • Herding Elephants – Radio and the British Library

    Published on: 23rd July 2013

    Paul Wilson, curator of radio at the British Library, presents a tour of the national radio archive and explains its ambitions for the radio archive of the future.… continue reading.

  • Backdoor Broadcasting

    Published on: 10th July 2013

    The Backdoor Broadcasting Company aids the dissemination of new knowledge produced on audio by universities and learned societies. Dr René Wolf - director and proprietor - provides a profile of his company’s activities.… continue reading.

  • All Ears for The Poetry Channel

    Published on: 25th June 2013

    For twenty-five years The Poetry Trust in Suffolk has been celebrating national and international poetry. Now many of their live events are available online. Naomi Jaffa and Dean Parkin explore the development of the Trust’s Poetry Channel. … continue reading.

  • 10 Years of the IWM Student Film Festival

    Published on: 28th May 2013

    The Imperial War Museum’s Student Film Festival, to be renamed the 'IWM Short Film Festival', will return in 2014 after the IWM's closure for major refurbishment. Toby Haggith, Senior Curator in the Department of Research at the Museum provides a guided tour of its history and celebrates the festival's first decade of activity.… continue reading.

  • We Need to Talk About Dying

    Published on: 10th May 2013

    Someone in Britain dies every minute but many risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met due to a reluctance to talk about dying, death and bereavement. Joe Levenson, of the Dying Matters Coalition, discusses the importance of media in getting its message across.… continue reading.