Transmedia 101

Transmedia 101 – 2 Day Workshop University of the West of Scotland Deadline: 17 November 2014 at 12:00 Thursday 20th & Friday 21st November 2014 @ Creative Media Academy, University of the West of Scotland, Ayr Campus, University Avenue, Ayr, KA8 0SX – 2 Day Free Workshop Damien Smith and Chris Third of Digital Design … Continue reading

UWS students receive a unique insight into live event production

Students at UWS received a unique insight into live event production by one of the world’s leading sport channels when they travelled to the St Mirren on Saturday. Sports Journalism and Broadcast Production undergraduates were invited to St Mirren Football Club on Saturday for a behind-the-scenes tour from Sky Sports, during the preparation for the … Continue reading

Creative Wednesdays

The UWS Creative Media Academy is delighted to announce a new initiative called ‘Creative Wednesdays’. Every Wednesday students and staff are invited to get involved with a series of creative activities, screenings, master classes and professional practice sessions designed to both inspire and prepare students for the real world of creative industry employment. During the … Continue reading

UWS Students to receive Commonwealth Games broadcast training and work experience

UWS students from the School of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) will benefit from Commonwealth Games broadcast training and work experience thanks to a half million pound funding package.  The Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI), a key Legacy 2014 programme of Glasgow 2014, will see over 200 students receive work experience at the Commonwealth Games, … Continue reading

Vault Lounge: Art, Money & Value

VAULT LOUNGE ART, MONEY AND VALUE ARTISTS TALKING ABOUT MAKING A LIVING Time: Fri 9 Sept, 6.30 – 8.30 pm Location: The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ An open panel discussion offering diverse perspectives on those tricky questions about how artists negotiate between audiences/publics, patrons/funders, markets and communities. In what different ways do contemporary artists ‘realise … Continue reading

Creative Loop: Opening up the Back Channel to Success?

Last night saw the climax of this the first year of the Creative Loop Student Media Festival, held at the CCA in Glasgow. A two day feast of pitching competitions, industry debates, talks by leading commissioning editors and appearances by Peter Mullan, BBC Radio Presenter Graham Stewart and comedian Greg McHugh reached its peak with … Continue reading

Conference: Turning the Next Page

If there’s one thing that obsesses writers more than anything else – and it affects everyone in the creative industries in the same way – it’s how to make money from it. This conference tomorrow at the CCA in Glasgow examines the challenges and pitfalls to today’s ‘part-indie’ writer (if you want to see a … Continue reading

Performance Showcase: 23rd and 24th March

The BA (Hons) in Performance was launched in September 2006. It was the first course of its kind in Scotland which enabled diploma graduates of Acting and Performance to obtain direct entry to third year university study. The diversity of the professions of graduates from 2008-2010 reflects the pedagogical aspirations of the programme. The skills … Continue reading

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