Scottish Media Industries

Useful Links for Teaching Media


Scottish Education Websites
College Development Network (English and Media resources)
Creative Scotland
Education Scotland (media resources and links)
Glow (Scotland’s educational intranet)
PLFind (professional learning opportunities)
SQA
SQA English qualifications
SQA Media qualifications
SQA secure website
Ushare: resources for SQA qualifications

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Media Education Organisations
ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media. Publishers of Metro Magazine)
BFI Education
Center for Media Literacy
Creative Europe (UK site)
English & Media Centre
GMAC Film
Into Film
Into Film (Scotland)
Media Education Association (MEA)
National Media Museum (Bradford)
Northern Ireland Screen
Scottish Film
Screen Education Edinburgh
Sky Academy

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Online Resources
BFI Screenonline
Breaking the News (resources for teaching TV news)
Film Education (archive site)
Film Space (resources for primary and secondary)
Film Street (archive site for filmmaking with Primary age children)
Glossary of Multimodal Terms
JISC Media Hub (e-content available to FE subscribers)
Languages on Screen
Learn About Film
Moving Image Education
Scotland on Screen
Scottish Screen Archive
Screening Shorts

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Teacher and Practitioner sites
Cary Bazalgette’s site
Rick Instrell’s Deep Learning site
Nick Lacey's film blog
Angela McEwan’s Media Matters
Des Murphy’s site
Roy Stafford’s The Case for Global Film

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Film and Media Websites and Journals
Cahiers du Cinema (French)
Cineaste
David Bordwell's site
Film International
Film Quarterly
Framework
IMDB (Internet Movie Database)
Jump Cut
Midnight Eye
Positif (French)
Senses of Cinema
Sight and Sound
Vertigo

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Social Media Websites
Facebook
Google+
Instagram
Pinterest
Tumblr
Twitter
Vine
YouTube

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Media Pressure Groups
CPBF (Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom)
Hacked Off!
Index on Censorship
Leveson Inquiry
Media Reform Coalition

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Media Industry Websites
Advertising Standards Authority
AllMediaScotland (Scottish media news)
BARB (UK tv audience ratings)
BBC
BBC Compliance Guidelines
BBC Academy (on-line training for media professionals)
BBC Alba
BBC Scotland
Box Office Mojo (US and non-US box office)
British Board of Film Classification (UK film ratings)
Broadcast (UK broadcasting trade journal – subscription)
British Media Online (portal to all UK titles)
Channel 4
Channel 5
Guardian Media News
Guardian and Observer Style Guide
IPSO (Independent Press Standards Organisation)
ITV Network
MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) (US film ratings)
NUJ (National Union of Journalists) Code of Conduct
The Numbers (info on box office, DVD sales) 
Ofcom
Ofcom Broadcasting Code
Online Newsagent (links to Scottish newspapers)
Rajar (radio audience ratings)
Regional Screen Scotland
Screen Daily
Sky corporate site
STV
Variety

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Independent Cinemas in Scotland
Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen
Cameo, Edinburgh
Dundee Contemporary Arts
Eden Court, Inverness
Filmhouse, Edinburgh
Glasgow Film Theatre
Hippodrome, Bo’ness
MacRobert, Stirling
Phoenix Cinema, Orkney
Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries
Scalarama 2015
Screen Machine

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