I recently attended the MeCCSA (Media, Communication, Cultural Studies Association) annual conference, this year held in Newcastle at the University of Northumbria. Many of the themes we discuss on the course were explored in papers ranging from children’s media, to digital culture and democracy, multi platform media to the future of public service broadcasting. Of […]
Our Day Out Exhibition Opens
‘Our Day Out’ is a Heritage Lottery funded project – aiming to add voice to an archive collection of photographs featuring the local seaside resort of New Brighton from the 1960s. Working with student volunteers, a series of workshops and interviews were conducted at two local community centres in Liverpool resulting in the creation of […]
Summertime – placements and festivals
The summer has been a busy period for Media Production students. Festivals, work placements and the maybe the occasional holiday. Back in June a group of students from the second and third year attended Sheffield Doc Fest. A great opportunity to meet documentary makers, network, and to see a broad array of documentaries across diverse […]
Students attend Future Everything Conference – Manchester
Last week students from the second and third year of the course attended the FutureEverything conference in Manchester. Not only a glimpse into the future of the media industry (and everything else!) – but also an opportunity to network and to be inspired. Becky Gleave’s blog has more… And more to follow on this shortly.
The Malaysian summer programme, BA (Hons) Digital Media Design is coming to a close with students embarking on European travels before returning home to complete the final stage of their course. This year’s programme as usual saw innovative projects exploring the use of Augmented Reality to tell stories, an experiment with issues of anonymity and […]