Team Achievement Research Award for ‘Midlands on Film’ (LSM/MACE)

Congratulations to the LSM team for being highly commended in the category of ‘Achievement in Research’ for its ‘Midlands on Film’ series. It was a collaborative research project between the Lincoln School of Media (LSM) and the Media Archive for Central England (MACE).

Midlands on Film DVD CollectionThe University of Lincoln 2013 Team Achievement Awards gave top research recognition to those involved in the collection of nine DVDs – each captured the history of a city or place in the Midlands. Continue reading

Steve Young, BA and MA Graduate

Freelance Video Producer

Freelance Video Producer

I graduated in 2010 with a BA (Hons) Media Production degree but didn’t feel like I was quite ready to start looking for work just yet. I wanted to learn more skills and create a bigger body of work. With this in mind I decided to carry on my education with an MA Media Production degree. Before the BA I hadn’t had any previous experience in filmmaking and so those first three years had some steep learning curves.

While at the time of completing the degree I felt I had learnt a tremendous amount, I wanted another year to hone my skills, to use this knowledge to create my own pieces of work. The resources and equipment, guidance from experienced practitioners, and a year to create four pieces of original independent work all made the decision an easy one. Looking back I know this was a good decision. Continue reading

Midlands on Film DVD Series on ITV this week

From Emma Morley at Media Archive of Central England (MACE):

Andy Bevan, a reporter on Central Tonight at 6pm will be doing three reports on the Midlands on Film DVD Series this week – starting today (ITV Central Region):

Tues 26 March, Central Tonight, 6pm: Regenerating Birmingham

Wed 27 March, Central Tonight, 6pm: Rebuilding Coventry

Thur 28 March, Central Tonight, 6pm: Made in Leicester

Midlands on Film was a collaborative project between LSM and MACE.  The DVDs are all on special offer and you can find out about the nine titles in the series here at MACE.