11.12.13 Open Day and LSM Graduate Tom Ridgewell ‘TomSka’

TomSkaLSM’s 2011 Graduate Tom Ridgewell has been on campus for today’s Open Day and this evening, in EMMTEC, he’ll be doing a free public talk ‘In Conversation with …”

TomSka has a global following on his YouTube channel with his cartoons, irreverent sketches and short films.  Tom was selected by YouTube as a guest host for its ‘Geek Week’ series last August. He’s also been featured on the cover of Wired Magazine in February 2013 as part of a feature called ‘How YouTube Reinvented the Entertainment Business.’

Here’re snapshots from today …

Director of Communications, Development and Marketing at the University of Lincoln is Elly Sample: “We are delighted to welcome Tom back to Lincoln. He is one of a talented bunch of Media Production graduates … It is incredible to think that Tom’s videos have now amassed almost half a billion views. We know from all the comments we’ve received from viewers around the world that he has certainly helped to put Lincoln on the map.”