Darren Scales has been working on his sci-fi epic “The Drift” since August 2011, and the movie is now in post production, scheduled for a Christmas 2013 release. He’s recently been working on the original musical score. As well as producing this low budget movie, Darren (who describes himself as the executive bully,) has regularly updated his production video diary “Driftcasts”. Here’s the latest episode, in which Darren meets with James the Score, composer for THE DRIFT, and asks him what it takes to write a score:
THE DRIFT is Backyard Productions’ latest venture. A completely original Sci Fi adventure set 100 years from now… Continue reading →
The School of Media Degree Show 2013 starts at midday on Wednesday 5th June and ends midday on Friday 7th June. The show is open to the public, free of charge, so why not drop in to the school by the pool for a real media treat? You can pick up a programme at the degree show reception desk in the Atrium from 5th June, or to help you plan ahead, Ben Atkinson has produced a web version of the Show programme.
I am currently researching and planning a WAG Screen short film to mark the outbreak of the First World War next year. After much deliberation we have chosen to tell the story of one Lincolnshire war memorial – that of Thimbleby near Horncastle. We have the support of the village and permission and encouragement from the families of the war dead and we will tell the story from the home front. We are working on raising funds for the film at the moment and also looking for cast – in particular two red-haired actors in their early twenties who could pass for brothers – quite a challenge! You can find out more about the project here
ESPTV is a new Internet TV channel showcasing work from both Ermine Street Project CIC and selected emerging filmmakers. We are always looking to expand our database of professionals living in the region, so if you are involved in moving image production in the areas we cover then we want to hear from you. Studying in the region? New graduates always welcome. Follow our blog. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you would like more information.
These first months have been the busiest of my life – but I have learnt from them every single day.
Having graduated from the BA (Hons) Media Production course, I was awaiting response from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) after interviewing for their PgDip Sound Design For The Theatre course, which was brand new this year, and listed a maximum of three places available in the prospectus. A few weeks later, I received the letter I was hoping for……….. Continue reading →
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
From Transported: We are seeking to appoint a total of 4 Arts Engagement Workers to contribute to the delivery of our new and exciting arts engagement programme – Transported.
The successful candidates will assist the Project Coordinator and Project Team with the planning, development, coordination and facilitation of this diverse and imaginative arts programme. Continue reading →