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  • Concord Media

    Published on: 14th July 2017

    Concord Media was founded in 1959 by Eric Walker and Lydia Vulliamy. Eric spoke to Viewfinder about the company and its films, explaining how Concord’s ethos and commitment to educational and social issues has been a constant guiding factor through a long and distinguished history.… continue reading.

  • Creative Possibilities

    Published on: 4th July 2017

    Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex, speaks with Dr Amber Jacobs and PhD student Ian Magor about their experiences exploring and explaining film with the audiovisual essay.… continue reading.

  • Chronicle: A Glimpse of TV Heaven

    Published on: 20th June 2017

    Commissioned by the BBC IN 1966, Chronicle was a groundbreaking archaeological series that would be on the air for the next twenty-five years. Don Henson, University of York, looks at the history and heritage of the series.… continue reading.

  • Opening up the Archives

    Published on: 6th 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.

  • Myth of the BBC?

    Published on: 13th 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: 24th 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: 16th 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: 23rd 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: 8th 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: 17th 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.