Category Archives: Media

Film Literacy in Europe

This project, funded by the European Commission, was a study of film education in 32 EU member states. The project was conducted by the BFI, the UCL Institute of Education, and Film Education. It studied a range of questions, including how film education is perceived in the different countries, what kinds of provision are made and for whom, and where

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MODE and the kineikonic mode

MODE is the ESRC research methods node for multimodal methodologies and digital environments. Led by Carey Jewitt at the Institute of Education, University of London, it developed and disseminated expertise across of range of methodological themes, including embodiment, transcription methodologies, social networking and digital video data. Andrew Burn led on mixed methods approaches to multimodal analysis, and on the development of

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Playing Shakespeare

This project was funded as one of 30 pilots under the AHRC’s Digital Transformations programme. It developed an authoring tool for young people to use to make computer games based on Macbeth. It was a collaboration between the DARE research centre at the UCL Institute of Education, Shakespeare’s Globe, Immersive Education Ltd, and Coleridge Community College in Cambridge, a campus

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Macbeth, Montage and Machinima

A DARE event presented for the Culture Capital Exchange INSIDE/OUT FESTIVAL Blue Room, British Film Institute Southbank Thursday October 25th 3 – 5pm This event featured presentations by participants in two projects from the DARE (Digital Arts Research Education) Collaborative at the Institute of Education (IOE), working with partners in the British Film Institute (BFI) and at London’s Globe Theatre. 

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2012 The Harold Rosen Memorial Lecture no.1 / DARE Launch

The DARE Collaborative was launched last Friday – 22nd June – at the BFI Southbank. Attendees from arts and media organisations, schools and universities, were treated to a fantastic welcome in the form of a promenade performance by Lambeth schools of work created in response to Hitchcock’s silent film from 1927, The Ring.  You can read more about that here.

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Montage, Mash-up and Machinima

Professor Andrew Burn, Dr John Potter and Dr Becky Parry won a grant from First Light to make and research young people’s film-making in London, Cambridge and Sheffield. The project is a collaboration with Mark Reid and Michelle Cannon at the BFI, the Sheffield Showroom, the University of Leeds, James Durran from Parkside Federation, the Cambridge Film Consortium, and the

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The DARE Collaborative

The DARE Collaborative is a research partnership focused on the digital arts in education. It has a membership drawn from the Institute of Education, University of London and cultural organisations with an interest in arts, culture and new literacies in the context of education and digital media.  Staff are from Department of Culture, Curriculum and Media based at the London

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