Meet the Graduates | 2017 Welcome

Meet-the-Graduates-logo-1024x435Head of LSFM Professor Steven Peacock gave a warm welcome to current and former students at the School’s alumni industry networking event Meet the Graduates. Thanks to all for participating. Our Grad Question Time was hosted by Steve Smailes (Class of 2012) with alumni from 2002 to 2017 who shared their experiences, tips and advice about the world of work – at home and abroad. We loved the live link-up with video editor Philip Roberts (Class of 2006) from Crytek in Frankfurt.  

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Just one moment to share from our MtG 2017. More capture to come soon from 2017 Grad James Foster and student Jake Hatton, so watch this space!  Continue reading

Meet the Graduates | Industry Profiles on 8th Nov 2017

See who is planning to come for LSFM’s free industry network event Meet the Graduates. Former students have posted a profile on their experiences since graduating. Our Grads (their work permitting) have spared time to be on-campus with LSFM students on 8th Nov. THIS Wednesday MtG 2017 is your on-campus opportunity to connect with like-minded creatives, make industry links, share tips on job-hunting and collaborate on projects. 

LSFM STUDENTS are invited to take their theatre seat for 2pm in the Stephen Langton Building (SLB) for the Graduate Question Time panel. Ask questions to our alumni who work – on staff and freelance contracts – across the media industry from big corporates (BBC TV) to indies (Epix Media).  Please note: Lisa Rustage has just got work on a feature film –  at short notice as things tend to be in her job – so she said: “Truly disappointed I cannot make it!”

Meet the Graduates | LSFM Networking Event 2nd Nov 2016

Our current and former students here’s YOUR invitation to the University of Lincoln School of Film and Media’s Meet the Graduates networking event. On Wednesday 2nd November join our great gathering between our graduates and students – er, staff too! MtG 2016 will be an on-campus opportunity to connect with like-minded creatives and forge industry links.  STUDENTS please just come along and take your lecture theatre seat by 1.50pm in the Stephen Langton Building and ask anything you’d like to know from our working alumni from across the creative industries from BBC TV & Radio to SMEs & Freelancers. LSFM have invited sound recordists … researchers … producers … filmmakers … scriptwriters … videographers … digi-bods … photographers … animators … marketers … teachers … YouTubers … actors … social media strategists … artists … technologists … e-learning makers  … presenters … runners … On the grad list we are expecting: Daniel J Layton (Class of 2012), YouTuber/Actor | Ellen Jackson (Class of 2011), Videographer | Dani Moseley (Class of 2007), Performer/Scriptwriter |  Aleysha Minns (Class of 2013 | HERE IS THE PLANNED GRAD LINEUP

Graduates RSVP: alumni@lincoln.ac.uk and LSFM students no booking required, attend and enjoy! Continue reading

Media Mentors for LSM’s Students

Meet the Graduates 2013. Informal networking was a chance for a one-to-one chat between student and graduate.We are piloting a media mentoring initiative at the LSM for the new academic year. We’re looking to recruit 20 media mentors and wish to get numbers confirmed from companies and professionals over the summer.  Thanks if you’ve already signed up to mentor our students like ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, 2006 graduate Jimmy Tearaway (left on the photo).  So if you wish to join our media mentors, Helen McCarron our Careers and Employability Adviser is on hand to tell you more: hmccarron@lincoln.ac.uk  Continue reading

Sylvia Entwistle, class of 2012. Hello prospective graduates!

I hope you’re enjoying your course (and working hard – it’s not all about those Tower Bar meetings in the beer garden you know…)

I’ve been asked to write a little bit about my journey from Studenthood to the ‘real world’ thus far and I hope I can give you a little insight on what you might expect once the heavenly bubble of University life bursts and leaves a sticky residue of hope and fear on you. Continue reading

Ian Pook, class of 2007

It’s about your ideas not what software you use – it is important to keep up to date with emerging technologies and software but your ideas are the most important thing

I started BROKENLOGO in 2007 in my last few weeks of my course – undertaking my initial piece of professional design work for the University and at the same time as working on the promotions team for the Engine Shed in its debut year. This role allowed me to achieve a position at the 02 Bristol Academy undertaking a similar role quite quickly after I’d moved to Bristol. Continue reading

Michael Passingham Update

I have been offered a job at London-based technology/IT news website www.V3.co.uk. It’s an absolutely brilliant first job to get, and it’s a highly-regarded news source in the industry, so I’m absolutely thrilled about it. It’s a 9 month maternity contract, but it’s a great step onto the ladder. I’ll be covering IT skills/education, social media and UK tech startups. I’ll also be producing much of the website’s video content. Continue reading

Channel 4Talent Day in Lincoln

Apply now for a place at the 4Talent Day – 3rd July at The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln.

This is an event where Channel 4 spills the beans on how our industry works. You meet industry professionals who can reveal what skills, experience and attitude you need to get noticed. And we share the secrets of how you can build an incredible career in the media. Continue reading

Electric Egg’s new experimental commission

From Electric Egg:

Production is well underway on a new and exciting piece of experimental moving-image work. The work is being created for the craft exhibition “Beauty is the First Test” curated by Liz Cooper and will soon be exhibited at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) in Sleaford Lincolnshire.

To date we have completed filming all five artists, weaver Margo Selby, basketry artist Stella Harding, furniture maker David Gates and two lace-makers Carol Quarini and Gail Baxter. Continue reading

LSM graduates in the UK top 20 video bloggers

LSM graduates and Youtube stars Chris Bingham (SLOMOZOVO) and Tom Ridgewell (TOMSKA) have been included in Britain’s 20 most popular online video bloggers, both on the Guardian website and in the Observer on Sunday.

Chris and Tom are listed as “……alumni of the well-regarded School of Media at Lincoln University‘. Continue reading