Short film submissions are invited for screenings at the Barbican‘s Framed Festival. Films must be under 10 minutes and must link to one of the following themes: ‘Imagine’, ‘Insight’, ‘Slice of Life’ or ‘Taboo’. For ages 16-25: Full details.
An opportunity to programme and review films for Barbican film festivals and monthly events. For ages 16-24. Apply by 2nd August. Also, our Documentary Showcase, judged by Polly Nash, is open to submissions from filmmakers aged 16-30 until 1 August.
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.
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 →
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.
I hope you’re enjoying your course (and working hard – it’s not all about those Tower Bar meetings in the beer garden you know…)
I’ve been asked to write a little bit about my journey from Studenthood to the ‘real world’ thus far and I hope I can give you a little insight on what you might expect once the heavenly bubble of University life bursts and leaves a sticky residue of hope and fear on you. Continue reading →
It’s about your ideas not what software you use – it is important to keep up to date with emerging technologies and software but your ideas are the most important thing
I started BROKENLOGO in 2007 in my last few weeks of my course – undertaking my initial piece of professional design work for the University and at the same time as working on the promotions team for the Engine Shed in its debut year. This role allowed me to achieve a position at the 02 Bristol Academy undertaking a similar role quite quickly after I’d moved to Bristol. Continue reading →
From Marcella Forster: The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation organizes and administers the worldwide exchange and educational programs of The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (International Emmy® Awards). Each year, the Foundation awards the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and to offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script. The deadline for submissions this year is July 1st. Continue reading →
From Sarah Swindells, Octopus Publishing Group. We’ve published a book called Brick City: Lego for Grown Ups by Warren Elsmore. To celebrate it, we’re asking people to submit a short film or animation, under a minute long. The only condition is it has to have at least one Lego constructed building in it. This competition ends at midnight on the 30th June. We’ve extended the entire thing to allow people more time. Continue reading →
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 →