How to use this website
We filmed hundreds of hours of footage during our reenactment experiments. We have now edited these rushes into many series of videos which aim to offer an insight into each stage in the historical television production process.
Videos of our 16mm television film reenactments, for example, follow the production process from shooting, through film processing, editing, and finally telecine. You can use the menus at the top of the page to explore various aspects of the television production process.
This site has just a few videos embedded in it. For our full collection of videos, please visit the project’s long-term data repository on the Figshare website. There you will find three versions of almost everything: short (i.e. bitesize); medium (i.e. highlights); long (i.e. real time).
This website also offers a Timeline which enables you to explore the chronological development of some of the key production technologies highlighted by this project.
Finally, we have produced a series of ‘Stories‘ – in-depth, interactive accounts of television history and production culture.