From graduate George Horne:

Check out my a new project with Proof where we’ll be working with Vimeo Staff to promote a joint initiative called ‘Laptoptag’.

LAPTOPTAG from Proof Studio on Vimeo.

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Laura Payne, class of 2010

In September 2010 I graduated with a 2:1 in Media Production. In the midst of rising graduate unemployment, I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to get a job in television. Little did I know that a year later I would achieve my first TV Credits as ‘Offline Editor’ for a new children’s TV series: Cartoonito Tales.

Show Reel from Laura Payne on Vimeo.

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Phil Stevens update

From Chris Hainstock:

Phil has directed a new film shot at various locations in Lincolnshire.

By the Winter Sea is a Red Dog Film production and is based on letters taken from a book called Lincolnshire Women at War. It’s the story of a Ada, a World War II Land Girl who moved from London to work on a farm in Anderby Creek, near Skegness.

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Jack Shaw Christmas Update

I just thought I would update you with something that’s in session this week. On monday 12th Dec 2011 19 musicians teamed up to release the Official Barnardos Christmas Album with all proceeds going to the charity. My contribution ‘Midnight’ by Jack Shaw (Written by Jack Shaw, Lincoln MA media production alumnus and produced by Luke Billing, Lincoln MA media production alumnus)
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George Horne Update

Last summer, George Horne , who now works as a the Director of Film and Photography at Proof Studios in Leicester, took time out between commercial commisssions to help two student friends in Creative Advertising make a short film.

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Jack Shaw, class of 2008 / 2010

My journey from university to working life has not been easy, having spent 20 months living on sofas and busking to make money, however if you want  to do something bad enough, then you’ve just got to do it.

I went to university with two aims, to be as creative as possible and meet loads of people on the same wavelength as me. At the time I had come from an art background with a small amount of experience in Video production. Throughout the first two years of the Media Production Bachelors Degree I began to develop as a creative thinker.

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Stewart MacGregor, class of 2010

Stewart MacGregor, RTS award winner

From Sarah Barrow, Head of School:

We have received some great news from Stewart MacGregor, BA Media Production graduate of 2010, member of the team that made ‘Northmen‘ and ‘Greasepaint‘ (Regional RTS winner last year).

After attending the cinematography admissions workshop at the National Film and Television School last week he has just been informed that he’s been accepted on to MA in Cinematography. This is fantastic news for him and for Lincoln School of Media as further evidence of the high calibre of our students and our provision.

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George Horne, class of 2010

George Horne

I know people who’ve swept floors, blown up balloons and bought everyone’s lunch at some studios, for no pay and little respect. Honestly, some internships are nothing short of slave labour and unpaid internships should be made illegal.

Save a life, Stay Awake [HD] from George Horne on Vimeo.

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Update: June 2011

University of Lincoln


In November we held our first ever AlumniFest on campus. Thanks to all who came along to ‘Meet the Graduates’.  

Graduates answered questions from students and staff before chatting one-to-one. The event confirmed our conviction that graduate experience should be a vital input into our teaching and learning.

As an LSM graduate, your experiences, opinions and advice are of great value to us in our mission to keep abreast of media industry trends. So please do get in touch!

There’s a new way to find alumni stories, using the GALLERY link at the top of the page. Just click on a photo to read the graduate’s story. Here’s a preview:


        Alex Holland        Andrew Sanders            Ash Knight


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RTS awards 2011 nominations

From Head of School Sarah Barrow:

We’re thrilled to announce that this year we have received 3 Regional Award Nominations for student final year film & animation projects produced during 2009-10.

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