Advanced Songwriting and Performance Week

Advanced Songwriting and Performance Advanced Songwriting and Performance is a level 9 module in the BA (Hons) Commercial Music programme – delivered in one intensive week of activities in the creative surroundings of Film City, Glasgow. Working with industry professionals, students take part in co-writing exercises, write to prescribed briefs and use free time for self-directed … Continue reading

Peter Manuel: The End of Evil?

This evening (6th January, 2011) STV Scotland are broadcasting the English language version of the docu-drama Peter Manuel : the end of Evil? The original Gaelic language version was directed by UWS’ Paul Tucker. The assistant producer was Emma Sanders, who also teaches at UWS. You can find out a little more about the programme here, and … Continue reading

John Collins: The Medium That Reaches the Parts

Which medium reaches the parts the others don’t? Particularly in a crisis. Like, say, a sudden freeze and an unexpected fall of snow. No, it’s not the Internet. Read here a producer’s comments, thoughts and criticisms on the current and future state of his industry, from John Collins of Reid Kerr College, produced for allmediascotland. … Continue reading

Update On @UWSCreative Law At Work Knowledge Transfer Partnership

The University Of The West Of Scotland’s School of Creative and Cultural Industries Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) aimed at producing an innovative training video on discrimination at work is now entering a crucial phase in Week 7. UWS graduate and KTP Associate Chris Young has delivered a 20 page research dossier on Innovative Training Videos … 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

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

UWS Lecturer Appearing In “Scotland Writes” at the CCA

UWS lecturer Stuart Hepburn will be participating in “Scotland Writes” , one of a series of workshops and discussions organised by BBC Scotland at the CCA on Sat. 17th of April at 4 pm. Stuart, who lectures in Scriptwriting and Performance in the School of Creative and Cultural Industries on the Ayr Campus, will be … Continue reading

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