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Animation Degree Show, LSFM | 1st June 2016 at 1pm in LPAC

AnimationDegreeShow_1June2016Here’s your invitation to the ANIMATION DEGREE SHOW 2016.  Doors will open at 12.30 on Wednesday 1st June at University of Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (LPAC), Brayford Pool, LN6 7TS.  The show’s free and all are welcome.

Join us for the show at 1pm in LPAC and see a showcase of stunning students’ work on the BA (Hons) Animation course at the Lincoln School of Film & Media. For about a couple of hours there’ll be screenings and a short session for awards. The Animation Degree Show will be a lovely way to celebrate end of year work and meet the animators.

Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award

From Marcella Forster: The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation organizes and administers the worldwide exchange and educational programs of The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (International Emmy® Awards). Each year, the Foundation awards the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and to offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script. The deadline for submissions this year is July 1st. Continue reading

The Pixel Market is open

Applications are now open for this year’s Pixel Market! Part of the 7th Cross-Media Forum (15-18 October). The Pixel Market is the only finance market dedicated to getting cross-media projects off the ground.Get your applications in by Friday 26 July, 18:00 BST!
30 projects in total will be selected. The criteria are simple:

  • Projects must be at an advanced stage of development
  • Projects can be any genre, including hybrid
  • Stories must use more than one platform – any platform – to engage audiences Continue reading

School news

LSM graduate Michael Passingham won the SU Student ‘Media’ Award last night at a magnificent ceremony at the Doubletree Hilton, partly for his work setting up Brayford Radio

Our Level 3 student team returned safe and sound from Finland having had a great time by all accounts, working hard and representing LSM in magnificent style.             Previous post Continue reading

Break in with a comedy viral script

With the rise of sites like You Tube, Funny or Die and College Humor, there has never been an easier or indeed a more crowded route into sketch writing and making your name as a comedy genius. Find out how from Hat Trick TV producer Mark Talbot at the London Breakfast Club, 5th April 2013. Tickets are available here (£15 + VAT). Continue reading

Grant gets Bafta Craft Nomination

From Chris Hainstock:

Just heard that Grant Bridgeman has been nominated along with the ‘Accused’ sound team, in the ‘Best Sound – Fiction’ category of the BAFTA CRAFT AWARDS 2013. Congratulations and good luck to Grant from all in the Lincoln School of Media.

Young Creative Chevrolet Video Talk and Competition

From Sarah Barrow: Monday 15th April, AR0107 / Architecture building, 5pm.

Johann Chan, Arts Editor of Digital Arts will chair a live discussion with guest speaker John Dower, Film & TV Director/Producer and winner of Banff World Television Awards Best Sports Documentary for ‘Thriller in Manila’. No booking – seats allocated on a first come first served basis. The talk is one of four taking place at universities around the UK as part of the Young Creative Chevrolet 2013 competition. Continue reading

Try It or Do It Awards

From Lauren Baillie:

We have made our first four ‘Try it’ awards of £500 through the Social Enterprise project and are excited to support more projects amongst our students, staff and graduates! The awards were made to these individuals for them to progress their projects by carrying out market research.  The projects will hopefully show potential and we may be able to award a further £5000 to begin making the project work longer term. If you have an idea for a project which you would like to discuss further please get in touch with me at lbaillie@lincoln.ac.uk. The project is open to staff, students and graduates (up to one year from graduation.) Download Guidance notes.Download Application Form Continue reading

School News

From Sarah Barrow:

More and more of our students are signing up for the Lincoln Award  – a great scheme to help them think about all those extra-curricular things which could be of use when looking for a career and/or further study. If you are interested, just contact Jess Shields – jshields@lincoln.ac.uk. Details of the scheme can be found here. Continue reading