Graham interprets Phillip Pullman

LSM Senior Lecturer Graham Cooper has completed a commission to produce a series of digital paintings and animations for a new theatre production of of His Dark Materials, based on the novels by Phillip Pullman.

Specialising in Digital Media, Graham was commissioned by the Royal & Derngate Youth Theatre in Northampton to produce a selection of art works for the adaptation. Continue reading

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Baltic Film and Media School of Tallinn University are calling for entries for Student & Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers (19 – 23 November 2013). The deadline for submitting entries is 15th September 2013, and the festival is billed as “.the only international short film festival IN THE WORLD that gathers a film lover, a filmmaker, an industry professional and a film student under the common denominator – a sleepwalker. We call a filmmaker whose short film story runs its course in a dream pace a sleepwalker. Once a year, our mission is to mark these four sleepwalkers, whose vision brings praise and glory to the short film kind. They are our ambassadors!” Continue reading

Cinema and Graham Greene

Lincoln Film Festival, 6.30 p.m.Tuesday 25th June, LPAC: Screening: The Third Man (Carol Reed, 1949, UK, 104 mins). One of British cinema’s most enduring and atmospheric thrillers, this endlessly watchable adaptation of Greene’s Cold War spy classic set in the backstreets of ravaged Vienna helped make Orson Welles a screen star.

Ticket price: £5 full, £4 concessions [including LFS members]. Free glass of wine from 5.30pm

Discussion led by Professor Neil Sinyard, Lincoln Visiting Professor for Film and Director of the Graham Greene Festival.

Degree show feedback

From Sarah Barrow: Some fantastic feedback on the degree show from two of our external visitors who’ve already taken the time to send some kind words:

Sarah Grundy, Historic Environment Officer, Lincolnshire County Council wrote “I’ve just come back from visiting the Degree Show, where I was very kindly given a tour by Gemma. Thanks very much indeed for inviting me along, it was fantastic to see all the work your students have done, I was most impressed. 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

Degree show timetable

There’s still time to visit the show. The timetable is online here or you can view it below:
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Update: International Student Film Festival PÍSEK

Some very good news LSM will offer up to 3 selected student film-makers up to £100 towards travel costs for those who wish to enter their films for the International Student Film Festival. Entries are due the end of May, so you should decide as soon as possible! If you need any more support or help, do not hesitate to contact your tutors or LSM Visiting Prof. Nick Gray who was a member of the festival jury last year. nickgraytv@googlemail.com Continue reading

Degree Show 2013

Head for the EMMTEC Building for the receptionFrom Sarah Barrow: The School of Media Degree Show 2013 starts at midday on Wednesday 5th June and ends midday on Friday 7th June. Feel free to come along at any point. A printed programme will be available from the degree show reception desk in the Atrium from 5th June. You are cordially invited to the networking / reception event Thursday 6th June at 6pm, EMMTEC Conference Centre, Brayford Campus, University of Lincoln, LN6 7TS. Tea and coffee will be available from 5.30pm in EMMTEC foyer. Continue reading

Berwick Short Film Festival

From Andrew Elliott:

For anyone with any short films they wish to submit to a competition, the Berwick Short Film Festival is now accepting entries on the theme of North by Northeast — emphasising the (beautiful) city’s links with Northern Europe and the North Sea.

For more information, see their website

LSM students attend Media Culture 2020 (Finland)

Media Culture 2020 is an Erasmus Intensive Programme. The project demonstrates what 21st century converged and interactive European Media Culture could be. MC2020 breaks classroom and campus walls by creating open virtual learning environments where students from different countries and fields can explore and learn together. Continue reading