General Enquiry

I am a student, can you help me with my project?

We get a lot of requests from students for information on their chosen project/assignment. Unfortunately, we simply don’t have the time or resources to answer individual enquiries but you may find the following useful:

Information regarding animation, filmmakers etc:
The British Film Institute, 21 Stephen Street, London, W1P 1PL. Website: www.bfi.org.uk (The BFI also offers viewing facilities whereby some programmes are recorded from the terrestrial channels and then made available to the public to view on the premises. Telephone 0207 255 1444 for details).

Information regarding violence/censorship/strong language/Ofcom guidelines etc:
Ofcom, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HA. Website: www.ofcom.org.uk

Information regarding viewing figures:
BARB (British Audience Research Board) Glenthorne House, Hammersmith Grove, London, W5 0ND. Website: www.barb.co.uk

Information regarding Channel 4 News:
ITN (Independent Television News)
200 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8XZ. Website: www.itn.co.uk or visit the Channel 4 News website.

Other Channel 4 Information locations:
You can also find lots of information about our channels in our FAQs and in our Annual Report which you'll find on our Corporate site.
Information around Advertising Sales can be found at Channel 4 Sales


Your own school/college library may have a section on the subject of television and broadcasting where you will find some of the many publications and professional directories that are published annually. Additionally, the television trade newspaper, Broadcast, is available from newsagents.

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