Grant gets Bafta Craft Nomination

From Chris Hainstock:

Just heard that Grant Bridgeman has been nominated along with the ‘Accused’ sound team, in the ‘Best Sound – Fiction’ category of the BAFTA CRAFT AWARDS 2013. Congratulations and good luck to Grant from all in the Lincoln School of Media.

BAFTA crew

BAFTA Crew is a professional network that gives you access to the best established film industry talent and a network of fellow professionals.

Are you working in film or TV production or post-production in the English Regions? Do you want to join a professional network that will help to launch your career in the industry? If so, then join BAFTA Crew, a new group for the brightest crew talent in the English regions.

Deadline for applications February 18, 2013. Apply here.

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BAFTA survey responders criticise TV careers advice

Thanks to LSM graduate Jordan Livermore for this story:

“A new research report released today by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) reveals that young people are needlessly being discouraged from pursuing a career in film, television or games – with talented young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds and women at particular risk of being lost to these industries. Careers in film, television and games are popular first choices amongst young people………  However, one in five (20%) of all respondents found accessing careers advice difficult or impossible, and ……. the majority (64%) felt the advice was too general and almost half (49%) felt the advisor did not know enough about the industry in question.” Continue reading

Neil McKay Nominated for BAFTA awards

From Sarah Barrow:

Further to his guest lecture about writing & producing TV drama to 3rd year Project students earlier this year, we’re delighted to announce that Neil McKay‘s most recent project, ‘Appropriate Adult’ for ITV1, a drama-doc starring Emily Watson, has been nominated for several BAFTA awards. Continue reading

BAFTA Screenwriting Lectures

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Chris Hainstock has discovered a new screenwriting video channel from BAFTA:

“Welcome to the new ‘Screenwriters on Screenwriting’ channel on BAFTA, an area dedicated to raising the profile of screenwriting.
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Opportunity at BAFTA

We have been notified of the following vacancy at BAFTA, which closes on March 17:

Membership Assistant (Temporary Contract)
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
£18,500, central London

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