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USEFUL LINKS FOR TEACHING MEDIA


Scottish Education Websites 
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

Understanding Standards 
 

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 
Screen Education Edinburgh 
Sky Academy 
 

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 
 

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

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 
 

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

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 
 

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