The Resource The Boy Who Draws Buildings, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

The Boy Who Draws Buildings, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

Label
The Boy Who Draws Buildings
Title
The Boy Who Draws Buildings
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary tells how the popular science show QED transformed the life of one young autistic boy. The astonishing talents of Stephen Wiltshire, one of three idiots savants featured in The Foolish Wise Ones, brought him fame and fortune. Since the age of six, Stephen could draw buildings in perspective. By the age of 12, he was acclaimed as probably the best child artist in Britain. Stephen's brilliant drawings have been published around the world, and he has become far more outgoing in his interpersonal relationships. The program follows him to Venice and Leningrad in an attempt to discover why he has changed so dramatically
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
6 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adolescence
  • Child development
  • Children with disabilities
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Developmental psychology
  • Psychomotor disorders
Technique
live action
Label
The Boy Who Draws Buildings, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=48676
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Autistic Savants (1:31) -- Gifted Memory and Artistic Abilities (2:23) -- Drawing Buildings in Venice (2:58) -- Architect's Commentary of Wiltshire's Drawings (3:52) -- Drawing Buildings in Russia (3:50) -- How Does He Do It? (2:19) -- Paradox of the Savant (2:02) -- Commissioned Drawings (3:01) -- Savant in Public (2:00) -- Life Skills (3:35) -- Credits: The Boy Who Draws Buildings (0:31)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col, digital file.
Publisher number
48676
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100048676
  • 100048676
  • (OCoLC)819784030
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
The Boy Who Draws Buildings, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=48676
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Autistic Savants (1:31) -- Gifted Memory and Artistic Abilities (2:23) -- Drawing Buildings in Venice (2:58) -- Architect's Commentary of Wiltshire's Drawings (3:52) -- Drawing Buildings in Russia (3:50) -- How Does He Do It? (2:19) -- Paradox of the Savant (2:02) -- Commissioned Drawings (3:01) -- Savant in Public (2:00) -- Life Skills (3:35) -- Credits: The Boy Who Draws Buildings (0:31)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col, digital file.
Publisher number
48676
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100048676
  • 100048676
  • (OCoLC)819784030
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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