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
From University of Lincoln graduate Tim Nicholls: My company Red Bee Media currently has opportunities for work placements in the creative division. “Red Bee CREATIVE is the crack team who devise all those memorable bits between the programmes on TV. We’re talking the trailers and Idents which are internationally acclaimed for their originality, flair and wit. But our work is not only on TV, we transform media brands by creating content for any platform and on any device. Our teams specialize in all types of short-form content, so our projects range from web programmes to digital / social media campaigns.”
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 Emerging Writers Fellowship is an exciting new program at Universal Pictures designed to identify and cultivate new and unique voices with a passion for storytelling. We are looking for talented screenwriters who have the potential to thrive, but don’t have access to or visibility within the industry.
Universal Pictures’ will entertain applications for the fellowship beginning on September 3, 2013. Interested applicants should submit an original screenplay as well as additional background materials in order to be considered. All semi-finalists will then be asked to submit a second screenplay. Ten finalists will be selected and interviewed in Los Angeles. Up to five fellows will be chosen to participate in the program.
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.
LSM graduate Tom Ridgewell, alias TomSka – was selected as one of only seven individuals from the entire YouTube community to curate the site for a day, as part of a global online event celebrating all things science fiction, comics and gaming.
“Geek Week” is YouTube’s second themed content strand following the recent “Comedy Week”, and Tom, who has over two million subscribers on YouTube, was invited to launch the event. Continue reading →
The pageant that I am taking part in on August 10th in Luton is edging nearer and I need as MANY votes as I can get. If you could click on the link and vote for me being the face of the pageant I’d really appreciate that and anyone else you can spread the message to would be greatly appreciated also.
From LSM graduate Dom James, now Head of Post Production at Reef Television in London: I’m looking for a new edit assistant to start in September for a 4 month contract and wanted to give Lincoln students the first opportunity to apply. Here’s the description for the job :
Reef TV are looking for an Edit Assistant in London. The role will include copying tapeless media to the digitise stations and converting to low res material for use in offline edit, conforms from offline to online for HD edits and general maintenance of the edit suites.You will be responsible for unlock/lockup of the office and work will be based on a shift pattern with 2 other assistants. Must be available for immediate interview. Closing date 11th August 2013. Salary according to age and experience (adheres to UK minimum wage regulations).
PLEASE DO NOT CALL REEF – EMAIL CONTACT ONLY: Please send CV and cover email with subject “EDIT ASSISTANT – LINCOLN” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only successful applicants will be contacted to attend interview. Continue reading →
……..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.”
Norfolk County Council is offering two paid six month internships in our Customer Service and Communications team from September 1 to end March 2014.
As we are looking for recent graduates with media, marketing, PR or other communications skills and aptitudes. Applications must be made via our website www.norfolk.gov.uk/jobsandcareers Last date for application is Friday August 2.