TV, video, sound and software training

British Library Sounds

Access to over 90,000 recordings from the British Library collections, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. Free for UK educational users.
Access: on and off-campus.

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BFI InView

Searchable collection of over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st.
Access: on and off-campus.

BFI ScreenOnline

British Film Institute encyclopaedia of British television and film. Includes hundreds of hours of clips from the BFI archive.
Access: on-campus only.

BoB (Box of Broadcasts)

BoB is an up to date television streaming service available to all students and staff. BoB allows you to view recently aired programmes from over 65 channels and there is a searchable archive of 2 million broadcasts. You can also record programmes aired in the last 30 days which will be stored on the service permanently, meaning you can watch them again and again. Best of all, you do not need a TV license to use this service.
Access: on and off-campus. This service is not available outside of the UK. You will need to register with BoB when you first try and access it. If you have registered with BoB before please just use the same email address and your account will automatically be synced when you click on the link in your registration confirmation email.NB We recommend accessing BoB via Chrome.

British Pathe

85,000 historic cine-magazine and newsreel clips from 1910 to 1970.Access: free online

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The Gnomon Workshop offers the most comprehensive set of Digital Production tutorials anywhere. The broad scope of the tutorials range from foundational understanding of the software tools all the way to the professional application of these tools and concepts used by artists working in the film and game industries.

How to access – this resource is prioritised for Games Art and Design and VFX students – if you are on one of these courses please check your course VLE for login details, or get in touch with your Course Leader for information on how to access the Gnomon Workshop. If you are not on one of these courses please contact

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A curated collection of over 30,000 videos available for streaming on and off campus.

How to access – click on the link above to login to Kanopy with your NUA username and password. If you are off-campus you may need to click on the ‘Connect Now; button.

Screen studies logoScreen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving-image studies.

It comprises an exceptional collection of award-winning screenplays, critical and contextual books on film from the late nineteenth century to the present, and an interactive timeline of cinema history. Starting with an initial 300 screenplays and books, and updated annually, Screen Studies includes content to suit entire course needs. It is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning around film history, theory and practice.

There is a Screen Studies guide to getting the most out of Screen Studies, including how to use the timeline, and tips for browsing and searching content.

Access: on and off-campus. Off-campus you will need to go to the login screen and scroll down to select ‘Shibboleth Login Page’, choose Norwich University of the Arts as the provider, and then sign in using your usual NUA username and password. 

East Anglian Film Archive

The East Anglian Film Archive website includes over 200 hours of film from EAFA’s extensive collection. The collection itself is held at the Archive Centre at Norwich County Hall.Access: website free online


The Stash collection showcases exceptional motion design, VFX and animation projects and the people who create them. Over 5000 projects are available for streaming.
Access: on campus only. Click ‘login’ and then click the green ‘login’ button. You do not need to enter a username and password.