Media Culture 2020 is an Erasmus Intensive Programme. The project demonstrates what 21st century converged and interactive European Media Culture could be. MC2020 breaks classroom and campus walls by creating open virtual learning environments where students from different countries and fields can explore and learn together. Continue reading
Since opening Sparkhouse has supported more than 230 new businesses and has been recognised nationally as ‘leading edge’ for best practice. New creative, innovative and technology-based businesses of all kinds can rent office space, including graduate start-ups.The team behind Sparkhouse also offer workshops plus help and support for any students or staff who are thinking about setting up, or may already be running, a business.
An open day is taking place on Wednesday, 1st May with two sessions at 11am and 12.30pm.
So why not pop in to meet the team and find out what they can do for you? Refreshments will be available. If you are able to book a place in advance please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or you are welcome on the day.
We’re running two great opportunities for filmmakers at the moment that may be of interest to your students and wider network:
BFI Doc Next Media Lab. Apply by – 29th April. We’re looking for 10 filmmakers to become part of the BFI’s Doc Next Media Lab. As part of the Lab you’ll receive a £750 bursary, technical film training from professionals, tutoring on different documentary styles, methods and ideas, and the chance to develop and hone your art into something special. Further information / application
Student Ents: Apply by 24th April. Our new termly brief, designed to give students the financial and marketing support to run a successful creative event for their peers. The event could be anything an exhibition, screening, social or talk we don’t mind as long as it has a creative focus. What’s more, we’re giving away five £200 pots of cash to enable our members to host events at universities nationwide. Further information / application
From Sarah Barrow: The inaugural conference of the British Association of Film, TV and Screen Studies takes place here next week, Fri 19th to Sun 21st April. Professor Mary Stuart will open proceedings at 2pm on the Friday followed by an introduction from BAFTSS chair Prof Brian Winston. Guest of honour (receiving a lifetime achievement award) is confirmed as acclaimed feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey! Her keynote is on the Friday at 4.30pm, followed by a screening of “Riddles of the Sphynx”, followed by a reception to launch the Journal of Popular Television. Full details of the conference, including the programme and links to booking. Continue reading
From the festival organisers: “Lincoln Inspired was ‘born’ in March 2012 when a group of like-minded souls who had worked on arts events in and around the city got together in a pub on the Brayford and shared their visions for a great new festival. Well this is it then. We’re ready to launch. We’ve created a festival, a full programme, one that has something for everyone!” Download the programme from the Festval website.
Among a variety of live events, there’s a lot to interest Radio fans: Continue reading
With the rise of sites like You Tube, Funny or Die and College Humor, there has never been an easier or indeed a more crowded route into sketch writing and making your name as a comedy genius. Find out how from Hat Trick TV producer Mark Talbot at the London Breakfast Club, 5th April 2013. Tickets are available here (£15 + VAT). Continue reading
From Chris Heighton: Frequency 2013 – Lincoln, 18th to 26th October 2013. You are invited to get involved in Lincoln’s celebration of digital arts and cultures. Where – Zing, LPAC Café-Bar, When – Monday 29th April, 6 – 7.30pm. RSVP: email@example.com – no later than Monday 22nd April
Frequency 2013 welcomes projects, debates and artworks that explore the theme of Revolution in all its guises and contexts. The Festival serves as a platform and catalyst for provocative projects and activities that will reach across and beyond the city of Lincoln, fuelling expression and debate amongst the widest range of groups. Continue reading
Johann Chan, Arts Editor of Digital Arts will chair a live discussion with guest speaker John Dower, Film & TV Director/Producer and winner of Banff World Television Awards Best Sports Documentary for ‘Thriller in Manila’. No booking – seats allocated on a first come first served basis. The talk is one of four taking place at universities around the UK as part of the Young Creative Chevrolet 2013 competition. Continue reading
If you are in Lincoln on March 26th, take a trip down memory lane courtesy of the Cooperative Youth Film Academy. Watch the inspiring story of the Rochdale Pioneers at The Venue, Bishop Grossteste University. The story delves into how the co-operative movement started and how the town of Rochdale came together to change the society they were living in. Find out more and view trailer. The director, John Montegrande will give an exclusive introduction to the film and answer your questions. Full details and booking