School News

From Sarah Barrow:

More and more of our students are signing up for the Lincoln Award  – a great scheme to help them think about all those extra-curricular things which could be of use when looking for a career and/or further study. If you are interested, just contact Jess Shields – Details of the scheme can be found here. Continue reading

LSM to deliver BFI Film Academy

From Sarah Barrow:

Lincoln School of Media is proud to have been successful with its bid – submitted jointly with CfBT to become one of 24 Regional Partners selected to deliver a BFI Film Academy for 16-19 year olds between Jan-March 2013.

This is a fantastic achievement and recognition of our growing reputation, our commitment to giving young people the best opportunities in film production, and of our established work with schools and colleges.

Thanks and well done to Senior Lecturer Brian Hall who worked so hard on the bid and to all who supported and/or will soon be involved! There will be opportunities for LSM students to work as crew to support the Academy between Jan and March 2013 – application details to come.

The scheme is funded by the Govt’s Dept of Education.

Creative England – BFI statement

The Minister for Culture and the Creative Industries, Ed Vaizey, has announcedThe British Film Institute will become the lead strategic body on film and the distributor of Lottery funds to UK film-makers from April 2011.

Greg Dyke, Chair of the BFI, has issued an open letter to the film industry……

News for regional film makers (Marcella Forster)