Opportunities for film makers

From: Victoria Creevey (Ideas Tap)

We’re running two great opportunities for filmmakers at the moment that may be of interest to your students and wider network:

BFI Doc Next Media Lab. Apply by – 29th April. We’re looking for 10 filmmakers to become part of the BFI’s Doc Next Media Lab. As part of the Lab you’ll receive a £750 bursary, technical film training from professionals, tutoring on different documentary styles, methods and ideas, and the chance to develop and hone your art into something special. Further information / application

Student Ents:  Apply by ­ 24th April. Our new termly brief, designed to give students the financial and marketing support to run a successful creative event for their peers. The event could be anything ­ an exhibition, screening, social or talk ­ we don’t mind as long as it has a creative focus. What’s more, we’re giving away five £200 pots of cash to enable our members to host events at universities nationwide. Further information / application

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Fashion Design Competition

Fashion label THTC is launching a competition to design a T-shirt graphic for electronic duo Addictive TV Trailblazers in the art of audio/video sampling and remixing, Addictive TV are known for their movie remixes and video mash-ups blending electro with rock and everything else in between! Competition details

Twice voted #1 VJs in the world in DJ Mag, alongside the Top 100 DJs, the band are looking for a design that’s contemporary and graphic, either abstract or figurative, that represents their freestyle approach. All ideas from the wild to the understated are welcome – just go for it. Submissions in PDF or JPEG format need to be sent to atv-thtc@live.co.uk by May 1st. Continue reading

Migrants in Europe competition

From Sarah Barrow:

The European Commission has launched the Migrants in Europe Competition with the aim of giving young artists and communicators an opportunity to reflect on the contribution of migrants to European society. The Competition is aimed at students over 18 years old and enrolled in art, journalism, graphic and communication schools in all EU countries and Croatia. Artwork will be judged in three different categories: Posters, Photos, Videos. Prizes of €10,000 are available for the winners in each category, and for the winner of the public vote. Contact sbarrow@lincoln.ac.uk Continue reading

National Student Apprentice Challenge

From Sep Eslahi: Do you have what it takes to be the next Apprentice?  We’re talking £5,000 cash, fast tracks to jobs & exclusive opportunities to be on newspapers and television.

NSA_Flyer_March2012The National Student Apprentice Challenge is one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Competition comprised of practical tasks inspired from The Apprentice TV Show for the most creative & ambitious students and young leaders in UK universities.  It’s a great platform to kick-start your career, improve your skills, make new friends, network with successful entrepreneurs and show everyone what you’re made of.

Up for the challenge? Be quick, the deadline’s 30th March 2013Apply here now!

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

Ideas Tap funding for new films

Do you have a vision for a short film you’d love to make but no dosh with which to do so?  Then this is the brief for you. We’re offering eight IdeasTap members £5,000 funding each and expert mentoring to turn their short film ideas into reality. Narrative, documentary, conceptual, a music video, animation – the format is down to you – what we’re looking for are engaging and, above all, original ideas. The closing date is March 28th. Full details

Design Assistant Vacancy

Odin Retail Ltd (Polarn O. Pyret) are looking for a design assistant in Lincoln. The salary is up to £20,000 depending on skills. To apply: CV and cover letter to HR@polarnopyret.co.uk with 2 portfolio examples – one HTML example and one graphic design piece. Closing date 14/04/2013

The primary function of the role is to design, build and deliver customer e-newsletters using HTML and to design printed materials such as posters, flyers, brochures, membership cards and gift vouchers for our special brand of children’s wear.  Job specification

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Wipe some debt from your student loan

Check it out hereFrom Ideas Tap:

Saddled by student debt? Whether you’re a first-year student or a graduate, if you embarked on a BA or BMus in 2006* or later, you could benefit from having £9,000 wiped off your Student Loans Company balance by IdeasTap.

For a chance to win, simply tell us in 100 words or less what you could offer to IdeasTap’s network in exchange for the money. It could be an idea or a service, for example “This is how you could improve your site…” or “I’ll run this Spa event for your members…” – the more imaginative, original and feasible the idea, the better!

Ritz ‘PREMIERE’ Short Film Festival Night


‘PREMIERE’ Short Film Festival – A Collection of Films by Lincoln Film Makers, including the premiere of ‘State Of Mind’ which was part filmed using The Ritz as a location

22nd April Monday 7.00pm – 9.30pm.  Bar open from 6.00pm with exclusive ‘Ritz Orginals’ Movie Art Poster / Postcard Sale. Book here. Are you a Lincoln Film Maker and have a short film to submit? Continue reading

Wanted – Blue Peter presenter

The BBC is launching a talent show to find a new presenter for Blue Peter.

CBBC’s Dick and Dom will host the search for someone to join the present team of Barney Harwood and Helen Skelton. Contenders will have to win their way through a series of challenges to reach the final, where the winners will be chosen by CBBC’s audience.

Anyone interested in being considered for the Blue Peter position, must email bppresentersearch@bbc.co.uk for details on how to apply. Continue reading