Tag: Film Studies

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BFI announces plan to create web player featuring 10,000 archive films

October 5th, 2012 at 08:10

Over the next five years, according to the BFI “Film Forever” report, 10,000 films will be digitised and loaded online for the public to view on a so-called “BFIPlayer”.  The Report states: “Our aim is to digitise 10,000 significant works from the BFI National Archive and other archives across the UK and to make them [...]

Austrian Film Museum

May 29th, 2012 at 11:05

Austrian Film Museum has been added to the eLibrary Gateway. This free online resource has just published 14 newsreels of the Kinonedelja (Kino-Week) newsreels containing the first films of Dziga Vertov. The films are produced by Dziga Vertov at the start of his career, documenting the Soviet Union between 1918 and 1919.

Viewfinder now online

December 2nd, 2011 at 08:12

The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) has now made its monthly publication, Viewfinder, available online.  This contains “wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.” To see the contents of [...]

Search Your Film Archives

October 17th, 2011 at 07:10

Search Your Film Archives is a *free* online resource that allows you to explore Britain’s film heritage, and where available, watch videos online.  It is part of the Screen Heritage UK (SHUK) project launched by the British Film Institute (BFI) and regional film archives throughout the UK in September.  Further details and access can be [...]

Media History Digital Library: Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound

September 26th, 2011 at 08:09

“The Media History Digital Library digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 200,000 pages, and that number [...]

European Film Gateway

August 1st, 2011 at 07:08

The European Film Gateway is a portal through to film heritage in Europe.  It gives you quick and easy access to hundreds of thousands of film historical documents as preserved in European film archives and cinémathèques: photos, posters, programmes, periodicals, censorship documents, rare feature and documentary films, newsreels and other materials. Targeted at scientific researchers [...]

Your Film Archives: new search engine for archived film

July 11th, 2011 at 08:07

“Film archives are repositories for the custody and preservation of, and access to, the history of our times as recorded on film, videotape and other moving image formats. Such archives contain works made by amateur and professional producers for cinema, television and other purposes. This search consists solely of data records, however, where a film [...]

The new BUFVC federated search environment

June 20th, 2011 at 06:06

BUFVC hosts, curates and delivers 9 substantial online databases relating to film, television and radio content dating from 1896 onwards and containing more than 13 million records. Now users can search all collections from a single entry point and easily view collated results through a clean design and innovative use of icons. Users from HE/FE [...]

New journal subscription: Studies in French cinema

March 15th, 2011 at 02:03

Studies in French cinema is a refereed journal published three times per year. It was founded in 1999, and has been in publication since 2000. It is the only journal world-wide that focuses on French and Francophone cinema to the exclusion of other national cinemas. Access to the journal is via UNLOC or the eLibrary Gateway.

TIME/IMAGE website: British Council documentary films online

January 11th, 2011 at 12:01

“From the early nineteen thirties, for a period of about twenty years, the British Council was an enthusiastic commissioner and distributor of documentaries, designed to showcase Britain to the outside world at a time when fascism was becoming evermore prevalent across Europe. Made by some of the finest filmmakers of the time – such as [...]