David Mamet on Writing

Some useful tips about writing from our current Visiting Writer, author of The Curiosity Cabinet. In this instance, words of wisdom from David Mamet. But keep an eye on this blog generally – it’s always useful. http://wordarts.blogspot.com/ Advertisements

Guest Speaker: Catherine Czerkawska

Thursday 14th October sees the welcome return of the former Royal Literary Fellow, Catherine Czerkawska, to Ayr campus as a guest speaker for the first year Film-Making/Screenwriting students. Catherine brings a wealth of experience of writing drama, prose and poetry to her talk on ‘Getting Ideas’, with publications and professional performances going back twenty years, … Continue reading

John Agnew & Louis Kramer-Sight and Sound Masterclasses.

“When you hear the advice of someone who is actually involved in the industry it makes all the difference to making your own films”

“Mashing Up”: Revised Programme

Mashing Up: Practice + Research A One-Day Public Symposium at the Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow Wednesday 19th May, 1.30-5.30 pm “MASHING-UP…” A Public Lecture Series presented by UWS and CCA This ongoing lecture series stimulates critical, transdisciplinary research communities to discuss advanced knowledge and to build networks of excellence among producer … Continue reading

Calling all Researchers: “Mashing Up” Creative Practice Symposium

To all involved in research of any sort at UWS: you are warmly invited to our Creative Practice Symposium: “Mashing Up: Practice & Research” at the CCA on Wednesday 19th May, 1.30-5.30 pm in CCA5. Guests include Graeme Harper, Professor of Creative Writing at Bangor University and member of the AHRC, and Nic Jeune, of … Continue reading

BBC & Shed Media Execs Visit Ayr Campus.

Two movers and shakers from the Scottish Creative Industries. Mike Ellen, Script Development Executive for BBC Scotland, and Kate Croft,   head of drama at Shed Media Scotland are  visiting the Campus on Monday 19th April. Mike and Kate will be assessing the Team Writing For Television students as part of the industry pitch of … Continue reading

Nick Jordan guest speaker (2009, Dec 3)

“On 3rd December at 10a.m. in D210, Nick Jordan will be talking to the Producing Factual Formats class.  All are welcome. Nick is a BBC producer and director currently working on ‘Mark Beaumont cycles The Americas’ (http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/cyclingtheamericas/) and he recently made a programme in ‘The Cell’ series for BBC4. He will be talking, however, mainly … Continue reading

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