Viewfinder Magazine

Articles Archive - page 8

  • Memory of the Camps

    Published on: 5th January 2018

    Dr James Jordan, University of Southampton, examines the restoration of the allied liberation documentary German Concentration Camps Factual Survey … continue reading.

  • Furthering Film Education

    Published on: 21st November 2017

    Learning on Screen spoke to Truro and Penwith College and the Manchester Film School about their different approaches to teaching filmmaking at FE level, and the success their methods are having.… continue reading.

  • Bringing the Past to the Future

    Published on: 19th September 2017

    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.… continue reading.

  • An Education Experiment

    Published on: 7th September 2017

    Dr Alex Southern, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, reflects on a post-war government ‘experiment’ in visual education and its relevance to today’s moving image media literacy agenda.… continue reading.

  • 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.

  • The 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.