A leading filmmaker from the University of Lincoln has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award in recognition of his pioneering work to document the on-screen heritage of the Midlands. Andy McKay, Principal Lecturer in Media Production at the Lincoln School of Media, researched and produced Nottingham on Film 1920 -1980 as part of the Midlands on Film series. The DVD has now been named as a finalist in the category for ‘Best Use of Footage in a Home Entertainment Release’ at the FOCAL International Awards 2013. Continue reading
As well as working as a lecturer in the LSM, Grant Bridgeman is in demand as a professional broadcast sound recordist. He recently worked on ITV’s smash hit, Mr Selfridge.
Dan Frodsham created a heritage documentary called ‘The Forty’ which charts the painstaking work of conserving an exquisite Renaissance fresco in Famagusta, Cyprus. The conservation project was filmed last summer by Dan, and post-produced at Lincoln School of Media by students and recent graduates, Warren Hayward, James Martin, Gideon Marriott and Leanne Bacon.
Well done Chris – fantastic and well deserved recognition of your skills, experience and expertise.
I’m also delighted to announce that, against stiff competition from top class scholars from around the world, Rob Coley impressed a panel of 2 Pro-Vice Chancellors, 1 Dean of Research, 1 Faculty Director of Research and me … and was offered the post. He accepted!
Rob’s post represents a significant and very much appreciated sign of confidence in LSM generally, in our research agenda (aligning theory and practice), and in our imminent REF submission.
Andrew Elliott organised a conference, Rethinking Epic, at Lincoln in July, with a line-up that included renowned international scholars in film history (Jeffrey Richards, Robert Burgoyne).
Somehow, Marcella Forster manages to combine teaching in the school with award-winning film making.