BFI management have asked that the notes of the meeting posted yesterday be taken down until they have had a chance to amend them. We expect an agreed version to be posted in the next couple of days.
The BFI has set up a newsletter on its website for the transition of UKFC responsibilities to the institute.
The petition to keep the BFI Library together and accessible, which attracted 1143 signatures in one month, has now closed. The results, together with the comments, have been forwarded to BFI Director Amanda Nevill.
The campaign continues — watch this space for updates.
A letter about the future of the BFI library and research viewing services, together with a reply from cultural programme director Heather Stewart, has appeared in the March 2011 issue of Sight and Sound.