When's the 201 AS (UK) exam? Exams start on the 16th - the G322 exam: Thursday 19th May, 9am. Yr12 Study Leave begins after ? May (Yr13 from the ?)

Friday, August 24, 2012

Film4 Reimaginings: TisEng wins

Postmodern, comparable in some ways to sweding, an interesting reflection on the limitations of copyright and the importance of UGC for generating revenue for major film companies ... check out this story (with embedded clips): http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/aug/24/this-is-england-film-4



(The key clip won't currently embed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=knR2TupbHE4#!)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Hollywood encourages piracy?!

This is the claim of a well-argued article at http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-hollywood-encouraging-onine-piracy
Good + useful points on the inferior nature of download 'rental' (Netflix etc), all part of the digitisation debate

From a more conventional perspective, here's news of Google bowing to pressure from Hollywood and the music industry to effectively hide search results from certain download sites.