Lewis Coates, Class of 2014 | Ch4 Random Acts: When Voices Unite

Random_Acts_logo_RGBHi all – hope you had a great summer! I regularly enjoy reading what fellow Lincoln grads are up to in the media world, so thought I’d discuss my most recent project. In February I was commissioned to write and direct a short film about social media for Channel 4’s ‘Random Acts’. When Voices Unite (2017) has been broadcast by them on their online platforms it has recently been shortlisted for an award at Danny Boyle’s Shuffle Film Festival in London and Cinemagic in Belfast!

Since graduating, I’ve been working for a creative video production agency in Lincoln, filming and editing adverts and web videos for clients such as Mercedes-Benz, smart and Volkswagen. After 2 and a bit years, I’m now Lead Video Production 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

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

New internships at Channel 4

From Martyn Thayne:

I have just come across some great intern and training opportunities that Channel 4 are running:

Production Trainee Programme

Production Training Talk

Continuity Internship

Channel 4 Apprenticeships

From Medianation, via our Twitter feed:

So you want a C4 apprenticeship? Do you dream of bagging one of Channel 4’s paid apprenticeships? Well, we don’t blame you. Now Channel 4 is giving 30 prospective future apprentices the opportunity to find out more about its apprenticeships by attending an exclusive National Apprenticeship Week event from 9.30am on Tuesday 7 February in London.         More    Register now.