This film was made as a promotional film for Leeds University and highlights the wide range of subject areas potential students can choose to study, the facilities the university provides, and aspects of student's social life including student halls and the University Union. The film also includes interviews with many of the University's current students.
This film is an advertisement for the Bolex H16 cine camera. The ad campaign uses a comedic actor to demonstrate the camera's different features. The film also includes narration and flashing captions for Bolex Paillard.
A promotional film made by Sheffield Photo Finishers for Sheffield City Council Libraries Committee, this film focuses on the library services in Sheffield. It includes footage of the Central Library on Surry Street as well as the Children’s Library.
Made by the University of Bradford, this promotional film highlights the benefits of being a student studying at their university. The film features the University’s facilities and various academic programmes as well as provides a good example of 1970s student life in Britain.
This film, made by the Audio Visual Department at Leeds University, is part of the John Murray collection, and is a visual prospectus to promote it to future undergraduates. The film uses interviews with current students, voiceover descriptions of the departments and facilities and gives a great amount of information about how universities and the higher education system was run at the time. Film opens on an old style sports car which is driving along a motorway in the direction of the camera. The shot then cuts to a long shot taken from a bridge looking down onto the car as it drives away from the camera.
Interview with Peter and Kate Holroyd
Transcription compiled 24/04/2008
This is an informative film about the procedures carried out with the Kingston upon Hull City Libraries. The film includes information about the different selections of books available, demonstrations on how destroyed books are repaired, and how the general public, prison libraries, and retirement home services benefit from the sources of the library. Titles of books are used as chapter headings to indicate the different topics in the film.
This film is a road safety film and shows young boys and girls being taught the rules of the road.
This short piece of film is part of the Bradford College Collection and takes place in what appears to be telephone exchange rooms.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions, based in Rotherham. This film is promotional film made by media students produced for a holiday resort in Costa Brava.
This film is made by pupils at Newman School, which is a special school for students with physical disabilities and medical conditions, based in Rotherham. This film is part of NASA's digital learning network and features a live video conference between pupils at Newman School and NASA experts.
The following is a series of early cinema advertisements for local Bradford area shops. The adverts are all animations which publicise the following companies: The Ward Manufacturing Co., Thorn Bank College, and R.C Horne Dairy.
This is one of a collection of films made by the Selby Cine Club. This film provides a wonderful overview of the town of Selby as it was in 1965 and is accompanied by an interesting historical commentary. It shows pedestrians and traffic in the town centre, many of the shops, and includes the Toll Bridge, the Monday market, the Reverend John Kent giving a tour of the Abbey, the shipyard, the BOCM Mill, and a Council meeting.
This Tyne Tees Television documentary was originally broadcast on 14 October 1963, the first year of the newly formed Newcastle University. The production follows two students, Christine Hughes and Derek Sutton, as they throw themselves into student life: academic life in the lecture room and laboratories, examinations, graduation ceremony and leisure time. The film contrasts traditional elements of student life such as buying academic gowns, residential halls and dining etiquette, along with student clubs and recreation - Morris dancing, sailing, sports, the student newspaper, the Courier. Includes footage of the Fine Art, Naval Architecture, and Physics departments, along with shots of the new Herschel physics building, designed by Sir Basil Spence and opened in March 1962.
The Lambton Film Group made this amateur film about adults who join a course in filmmaking at Lambton Castle Adult Education College, including a man who is endlessly late for everything. Contains footage of the students filming courses taking place at the college including cookery, dance and archery classes. The students are tutored by veteran amateur filmmaker George Cummin, a member of Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA).
Everyone thinks they’re an expert in this amusing amateur instructional film with staged scenarios, which illustrates some do’s and don’ts of cine camera use. Includes footage of Newcastle’s new Civic Centre. This small-gauge film was produced by members of the Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA).