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 […]

Royal Television Society Award Winners

Congratulations to four graduates from last year’s Media Production graduating cohort who have won a prestigious Royal Television Society Award for their final year project Gnomes, a comedy horror film. Pictured  from left to right are Karina O’Malley (actor in the drama) and four graduates of Media Production Mike Priest, Josh Mullins, Shani Vizma and Colin […]

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 […]