RepositoryBill Douglas Centre Archives (GB 2869)
Ref NoBDC 5/25
Alt Ref NoBox 25
Extent1 box
TitleJames Mackay papers: magazines, miscellaneous papers, cuttings and correspondence
DescriptionThis box is of a very mixed nature, containing numerous general papers such as flyers and notes. In amongst this are general correspondence, work-related correspondence, personal photographs and postcards. There is also a wallet of slides taken of artwork with the title of the piece [inscribed: 'Heyler', ? artist].

Other items of interest include draft of credits and titles, and notes on the post-production process for 'The Angelic Conversation', as well a press release. There are also covers for video releases by the bands Throbbing Gristle, 23 Skidoo and Cabaret Voltaire. The envelope labelled 'In The Shadow Letters' contains requests for copies of the video of 'In The Shadow of The Sun'. Legal documents for a court case involving Dark Pictures Ltd from 1983 may be restricted under the Data Protection Act.

The magazines available are as follows:

'Cinema Nuovo', number 264, 1980
'Festival Times', Edinburgh Festival newspaper, 1981
'Film Fest Journal', number 7, 1985
'Film Fest Journal Extra', Berlin Film Festival, 1985
'Fuori!', number 24, 1980
'Movie Maker', October, 1985
'Not...', numbers 8, 10, 11,
'Primary Sources', numbers 5, 6, 1980
'Sounds', July, 1978
'Time Out', numbers 534, 536, 553, 1980, number 574, 1981
'Undercurrents', number 45, 1981
'Zero', No. 4, 1977

There are also a small number of books and exhibition catalogues as follows:

'Perspectives on British Avant Garde Film', catalogue, Haywayd Gallery, 1977
'St Martins Film Show', programme, 1979
'Women's Own', festival celebrating women's work in film and television, catalogue, ICA Cinema, 1980
'A Perspective on English Avant Garde Film', book, Arts Council and The British Council, 1978
'Arts Council Film Library, 1980-1981', catalogue
'An Outline of Dada and Surrealism', catalogue, Dawn Ades, 1978
'That's Not All Folks, A Primer in Cartoonal Knowledge', release, BFI [British Film Institute] Distribution, 1984
LanguageEnglish, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Printed material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameMackay; James (1954- ); producer
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