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As we prepare to open our new exhibition
The Lives of Great Photographers, we have asked museum staff and visitors the question: who do you think is a great photographer—and why?
First coined by book publisher Tim O’Reilly in 2004, the term ‘Web 2.0’ has become a popular phrase to encompass the new generation of internet applications that enable content sharing and collaboration.
Use our photographic expertise to learn how to care for your own collections with these basic conservation guidelines.
In the digital age, advertisers and marketers have had to devise new methods to reach audiences with their product messages.
The first public demonstration of television in the UK took place in 1926. Trace the development of TV from then right up to the present day with our timeline.
The history of recording using magnetism dates back almost one hundred years, and by the start of the Second World War had advanced to the stage where the BBC were regularly using a Marconi-Stille recorder.
Lisa Brook reports on her personal highlights of BIFF 2011, from an anarchic late-night screening to an unexpected encounter with Terry Gilliam.
Day 3 of BIFF 2011 sees Jamie enjoying short films, a zombie romance and an interview with the legendary Terry Gilliam—but a Northern noir fails to impress.
Every year, our public television archive screens a complementary schedule of programmes during Bradford International Film Festival. Kate Dunn explains why.
Continuing his film odyssey, Jamie watches football, fantasy, and avant-garde films… and a drunk man sings ‘A Whole New World’.
Thursday 17 March 2011 was the very first global Picture a Museum Day, aiming to give people behind-the-scenes access to the world’s museums and galleries through Flickr and Twitter.
Jamie kicks off 2011’s film festival with a Charlie Chaplin/Claire Bloom two-hander, an introduction to Amos Vogel and the Cinema 16 society, and a duo of documentaries.
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