MICROLIGHTS – FINAL CALL FOR FILM TRAINEES!

MICROLIGHTS – FINAL CALL FOR FILM TRAINEES! The final round of applications for MicroLights is now open. MicroLights is a fantastic scheme for future film talent from across South West England to get hands-on experience with microbudget feature films. We’re now looking for the scheme’s last two committed newcomers to work and learn alongside an iFeatures film crew in Bristol. Trainees will get a paid work placement, professional training,...

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BECTU – Western Freelance – Networking event and AGM

BECTU – Western Freelance – Networking event and AGM

The Western Freelance branch is hosting a learning and networking event on Friday 4 February 2011. The Fair is open to members and non-members.  Kicking off at 12 noon at the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol the the event has a lead sponsor in Vinten and is also supported by  Films@59, Alexa, Arri, Panalux, Visual Impact, Stage Electrics and South West Screen. Download the event flyerUse the form here to book. In addition to the chance to meet...

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University of Bath and Wiltshire College

The University of Bath and Wiltshire College are holding an on line open week for the Foundation Degree in Digital Media Arts. This open week takes place from Monday 22 March to Friday 26 March during which time you will be able to: * find out more about the course* get a feel for the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)* view resources and teaching methods* join in with discussions between current students, tutors and other prospective students*...

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BBC Vision Intake Pool – getting into TV

I’m sometimes asked about routes into television and have to answer that the career structure can be a bit random. However courtesy of South West Screen whose newsletter often contains a lot of useful information I can tell you that the BBC have just announced this scheme: BBC Vision Intake Pool The BBC is always on the look out for talented people who can help us produce great material that entertains, educates and informs. BBC’s Vision...

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Media Training Courses available in the South West – with possible 80% bursary!

PUSH: driving creative media professionals forward PUSH is a brand new style of training for creative media professionals. It’s all about taking your skills to a higher level and helping you stay ahead of the game in these competitive times.It is a series of short course modules aimed at people with a minimum of 2 years’ industry experience. They were designed with industry input and are taught by industry professionals. n partnership with...

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Radio Mic “switch off” – Channel 38 confirmed as replacement for Channel 69

Radio Mic “switch off” – Channel 38 confirmed as replacement for Channel 69

On 30th June Ofcom made it’s latest statement on the future of the channel 69 radio mic band. The Clearing the 800 MHz band statement confirms that channel 69 will be cleared and replaced by channel 38. Ch38 (606 – 614 MHz) will become available on a UK wide basis from 1 January 2012, as a replacement for Ch69 (854 – 862 MHz); Ch38 will be available on the same terms as Ch69, you will need to be licensed to use it and you will...

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