Lynsey Tomlinson and Gordon Howie with their Best Film Award at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London.
Two fourth year Film-Making/Screenwriting students, Lynsey Tomlinson and Gordon Howie, have won a major UK-wide award for a short film. The Odeon Award for Best Film was given them at a recent ceremony at the Odeon cinema in Leicester Square, London, where judges spoke warmly of their 3-minute Scottish comedy horror B-movie short An Eye for … Continue reading
University Of The West Of Scotland Film Making and Screenwriting students Gordon Howie and Lynsey Tomlinson work at the Odeon, in Ayr . Each year the Odeon runs an internal short film competition. Last year was the first year that Lynsey and Gordon entered, and they made it to the national finals in London (they … Continue reading
Eleanor Yule, professional screenwriter and film director, who teaches screenwriting every Tuesday afternoon on the Ayr campus, has written another feature film. A romantic comedy, Ask the Universe is a compelling, funny, unpredictable and powerful story with the comic genius of Local Hero and the timeless romance of Sleepless in Seattle but also with a … Continue reading
UWS lecturer and film-maker Tony Grace released a new film recently at the Wigtown Book Festival. Finding the Seam: Rab Wilson’s Poetic Journey was warmly received by the audience at its inaugural screening. It’s not the first time Tony has achieved success. Check out his earlier film about George Orwell: Against the Tide – more … Continue reading
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/
University of the West of Scotland: Scottish Production Archive. Glasgow Film Theatre: 16.00 Sunday 10th October. From the early films of Bill Forsyth through to her own work as Producer on key films like “Silent Scream”, Paddy Higson has a fair claim to being the mother of the Scottish film industry. A phenomenal encourager of … Continue reading