Well, that’s it. Somehow three years (or roughly 1018 days) have just passed and University has officially finished with me. The past year has been the best of my life so far, and that is purely down to genuinely loving the course (even the dissertation) and meeting a cracking set of friends following the University trip to Latvia back in October.
As much as I don’t want to leave University life, I now feel completely ready to move on to whatever’s next. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work on a lot of extra projects (paid and unpaid) during my three years in Lincoln and those are the things that have really given me the confidence that I have now. Whether you’re going into your first or second year, or even final year I can’t express enough how important it is to get that extra bit of experience. The course is fantastic, don’t get me wrong, but there’s going to be a couple of hundred people graduate with the same degree as you in ONE year from that ONE course in Lincoln alone. It’s no secret that jobs are hard to come by in this industry but if you do something extra on the side that will set you apart from those hundreds of other people in the same position as you, it’ll really make a difference when you leave. Continue reading →
The Royal Veterinary College is looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to join their team as a Digital Media Production Assistant. This one-year fixed term post would be ideal for recent graduates with a flair for digital image capture and video production looking to build their portfolio and gain work experience.
Nr Potters Bar, Hertfordshire c. £20.3K to £23K pa inclusive
Here’s a fantastic film-related challenge – a chance to show off your film making skills and win some great entertainment prizes. The challenge is called ‘Tailor a Trailer’ and we’re looking for people to create a trailer for an imaginary film, related to mobile phones in some way. It must be under 40 seconds in length and can be whatever genre: action, horror, comedy, drama, etc. Entries close 20th of August 2013. Full information on the Giffgaff blog.
……..is the unlikely name of a website which is all about getting your ideas on television:
“They say everyone has a novel inside them – Not From Concentrate believes that everyone has a TV show idea inside them.By using a combination of online resources and real-time mentoring, a housewife in Hull with a cracking quiz show or a bus driver from Bootle with the next big reality TV series can take their ideas to the next level. But hey, don’t just take our word for it. Give us a go and put us to the test. We’re open for business.”
I have been offered a job at London-based technology/IT news website www.V3.co.uk. It’s an absolutely brilliant first job to get, and it’s a highly-regarded news source in the industry, so I’m absolutely thrilled about it. It’s a 9 month maternity contract, but it’s a great step onto the ladder. I’ll be covering IT skills/education, social media and UK tech startups. I’ll also be producing much of the website’s video content. Continue reading →
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 →
LSM staff and students have returned from their pioneering placement at Finland’s Tampere University of Applied Sciences School of Art, Music and Media. It was the first phase of the new Media Culture 2020 scheme, which brings together students and teaching staff from Higher Education institutions across Europe. 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.
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 theInternational 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. firstname.lastname@example.orgContinue reading →