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Broadcasting & Sound Engineering and Film Technology: Welcome

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This page brings together key resources to help you find information relating to broadcasting & sound engineering and film technology.

You will find information about key books and electronic resources, as well as help using the library and how to contact us. If you'd like to book a tutorial, visit the skills and training tab.

 
Mic it! : microphones, microphone techniques, and their impact on the final mix
Designing listening tests : a practical approach
A Complete Guide to Television
Color grading 101 : getting started color grading for editors, cinematographers, directors, and aspiring colorists
Accessible filmmaking : integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process
Digital Cinematography
Handmade electronic music: the art of hardware hacking
Cinema : concept & practice
Cloud-based music production
Introduction to media distribution
Directing
Archival storytelling : a filmmaker's guide to finding, using, and licensing third-party visuals and music
Nonfiction sound and story for film and video
Film on video

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Discover Your Digital Skills @ BCU and Beyond

Digital Literacy is an incredibly important set of skills in the modern world. Recognising your own strengths and weaknesses will help you improve on the skills you have academically, professionally and personally. Birmingham City University are offering access to the Digital Skills @ BCU Discovery Tool to help you evaluate and boost your digital literacy. Regularly visiting the tool will help you monitor your progress, and measure the differences you are making.

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James Dean is your Learning, Teaching, and Research Librarian. He can offer 1:1 support in finding and using information for assignments, referencing, and making the most of our specialist resources. Book a tutorial with James.

 

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