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. email@example.com Continue reading
From 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
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
Since opening Sparkhouse has supported more than 230 new businesses and has been recognised nationally as ‘leading edge’ for best practice. New creative, innovative and technology-based businesses of all kinds can rent office space, including graduate start-ups.The team behind Sparkhouse also offer workshops plus help and support for any students or staff who are thinking about setting up, or may already be running, a business.
An open day is taking place on Wednesday, 1st May with two sessions at 11am and 12.30pm.
So why not pop in to meet the team and find out what they can do for you? Refreshments will be available. If you are able to book a place in advance please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or you are welcome on the day.
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
From Sarah Barrow: The inaugural conference of the British Association of Film, TV and Screen Studies takes place here next week, Fri 19th to Sun 21st April. Professor Mary Stuart will open proceedings at 2pm on the Friday followed by an introduction from BAFTSS chair Prof Brian Winston. Guest of honour (receiving a lifetime achievement award) is confirmed as acclaimed feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey! Her keynote is on the Friday at 4.30pm, followed by a screening of “Riddles of the Sphynx”, followed by a reception to launch the Journal of Popular Television. Full details of the conference, including the programme and links to booking. Continue reading
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
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information.
From Chris Jones: Want 6 Months Screenwriting Mentoring? As part of our ongoing commitment to developing the UK’S best screenwriting talent, we have teamed up with our friends at Script Angel to offer this six month program as a prize for a 2013 LSF delegate. If you win, your mentor will be seasoned pro and founder of Script Angel, Hayley McKenzie. Full details.
This event takes place on the 18th and 19th May in Central London. It looks at every step of the process, discussing the more important aspects with our visiting industry experts. Tickets are available for the early bird price of £79.
Filmmakers across the world are creating extraordinary documentaries, reaching audiences, making both money and a name for themselves, sometimes even catalysing profound change in the way people behave. Continue reading