Winners!

Lynsey Tomlinson and Gordon Howie with their Best Film Award at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London.

Guest Speaker: Bernard MacLaverty

Tuesday 9th November is a special day on campus because that’s when a high-profile guest speaker comes down from Glasgow to talk to the students. Bernard MacLaverty is a novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and, in his latest guise, a director. It is no exaggeration to say that he links classic Northern Irish/Scottish writing with … Continue reading

Eleanor Yule: Ask the Universe

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

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”

Scottish Production Archive: Paddy Higson

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

UWS Lecturers At FilmG Workshop Weekend on Skye

Stuart Hepburn  and Michael Hines who both lecture on the new Contemporary Screen Acting Programme at UWS spent a Creative Weekend at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on Skye as part of the FilmG Gaelic Short Film programme from the 20 to the 22nd of August. Michael Hines, who has directed such comedies as Chewing The Fat … Continue reading

Whisky Galore!, Rockets Galore! and Island Studies

Scottish Centre for Island Studies Faculty of Business and Creative Industries Screening and Research Event Venue: CCA, Sauchiehall Street Glasgow
 Thursday 9th September 2010 The Scottish Centre for Island Studies, in association with the Small Islands Film Trust, is hosting a small research focussed event of film screenings and related discussions on the 9th September … Continue reading

New programme : BA (Hons) Contemporary Screen Acting validated.

The School Of Creative and Cultural Industries is delighted to announce the validation of our latest programme, the  BA (Hons) Contemporary Screen Acting.  This  exciting new  programme will  sit alongside our  highly successful BA (Hons) Performance , and BA (Hons) Musical Theatre degrees. The honours degree starts at Level 9 (3rd Year) and  takes two … Continue reading

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