Some great 2011 Banff World Media Festival interview videos

Sunday, 19 June, 2011

Just discovered a few interesting and insightful interview videos by the official 2011 Banff World Media Festival team. Check them out.

BANFF TV Presents Jana Bennett, President, Worldwide Networks & Global iPlayer BBC Worldwide

BANFF TV Presents Christina Davis, EVP, Drama Series Development, CBS Read the rest of this entry »

BBC Imagine Ai Weiwei 艾未未 documentary

Tuesday, 7 December, 2010

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For the record, a very insightful BBC Imagine Ai Weiwei 艾未未 documentary “Ai Weiwei Without Fear or Favor”. Highly recommended.

Dr. Temple Grandin – The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow (BBC Horizon)

Tuesday, 31 August, 2010

Dr. Temple Grandin has become my latest heroine. She is one super smart scientist. For more, see a previous entry. I’ve included Dr. Temple Grandin as one of my latest “Great Minds of Our Time“.

The amazing story of Dr. Temple Grandin’s ability to read the animal mind, which has made her the most famous autistic woman on the planet.” – BBC

The Woman Who Thinks Like a Cow (BBC Horizon) on YouTube. Highly recommended.

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Michelle Feynman’s visit to Tuva – BBC broadcast: Bombs, Stamps and Throat Singers

Monday, 21 December, 2009

Michelle Feynman fulfill’s his father Richard Feynman‘s dream to visit Tuva. Check out the lovely photos and radio program.

BBC broadcast: Bombs, Stamps and Throat Singers (Aug 14, 2009) More details here.


Best slug sex with & without BBC Attenborough commentary

Sunday, 6 September, 2009

Best slug with David Attenborough’s commentary.

Slug sex without David.

[via BMD Love here and here]

Digital Revolution – BBC2

Thursday, 13 August, 2009

Digital Revolution (working title) is “open and collaborative documentary on the way the web is changing our lives” from BBC2.

BBC is sharing

Monday, 20 July, 2009

Great news. BBC announces plan to share archives.

The BBC has launched a massive program to share its film, audio and document archives with other arts institutions in Britain, marking a new direction for the public broadcaster.

Alan Yentob, the BBC’s creative director, announced Saturday the new initiative will provide archival access, historic materials and even technical assistance in collaboration with the Tate art gallery, the British Film Institute and the British Library.

“As an organization we have to make the most of the downturn by responding to it … the BBC has an obligation to share what we have got,” he told the Guardian newspaper. Yentob said the corporation was also in talks with the Royal Opera House and the National Theatre.

“I see the BBC as a broker in these times,” responded Yentob. “It is the next stage for us. We must make sure culture remains confident in this country.”

Heritage Minister James Moore likes it. Will the gov follow up and borrow a page from BBC?


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