Start of term

We started the year with our customary Liverpool Film Office bus tour – A guided trip around Liverpool to locations that have featured in TV shows, Films and Advertisements discovering how Liverpool streets have been dressed to be New York, Moscow and Bloomsbury. Here we are outside the beautiful Royal Liver building, one of the three graces […]

ITV Workshops

Last week ITV staff were back in the Screen school running two days of workshops with students, as part of the ITV Northern Lights Partnership. On day one, the pitching masterclass, students worked with, John Whiston, Managing Director Continuing Drama/ITV In the North, Ben Smith, Development Producer, Popular Factual, Shiver, Matt Cleary, Head of Production, Emmerdale, […]

Royal Television Society National Nomination

Well done to the cast, crew and staff who supported the production of Gnomes, a comedy drama that won best student drama in the north west RTS awards earlier this year and is now one of three shortlisted films for best UK student drama. Staff and students will be heading down to the award ceremony […]

Peaky Blinders Placements

Five level five (second year) students, Lorna Gibson, Ethan Woodroofe, Scott Adamson, Sarah Bigby and Michael Haffenden spent a week long placement on the set of Peaky Blinders when it was filmed in Liverpool recently. The placements were organised with the  show’s producer, Simon Maloney who is a graduate of this course. He appreciates the value of […]

Too busy to blog! – News from semester one.

Media Production had some great guest lectures last semester that inspired, informed and entertained! An atmospheric lighting masterclass with Lawrence Jones, a DoP whose long list of film and TV credits include Reckless, Gifted, The John Lennon Story, Hollyoaks, Waterloo Road, Bad Girls, Dalziel and Pascoe took place in the crypt of Liverpool’s Metropolitan cathedral. The masterclass […]