Welcome to the Department of Media’s Festival in a Day!
WEDNESDAY 27th NOVEMBER 2019
IN CREATIVE EDGE
The aim of our Festival in a Day is to bring together a range of speakers from across the creative industries. It gives you the opportunity to listen to inspiring speakers and celebrate the success of our graduates. You can also network with the speakers and get some tips on how to make it when you graduate. From picking up new skills, enhancing your existing skillset or focusing on your future career or international study, Festival in a Day has got an activity for you. Pull a cracker (no booking required) and plug into the suite of activities curated exclusively for all Media and Performing Arts students. Don’t forget to check our Twitter feed for all the #CreativeCrackers news and updates leading up to the day
WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASSES
The Extraordinary Club Room
|Make the most of your chance to attend a Digital Skills Training session where you learn everything about building a successful social media brand. A great opportunity to fine tune your digital skills and at the end you’ll receive a Facebook Digital Skills Certificate – a perfect addition to your CV. There are two sessions to choose from, so what are you waiting for?
10.00am Web Presence – SEO, UX & Analytics. How to create your own personal website
The Beginners Guide to Film Festivals
Elizabeth Costello, founder of Leigh Film Festival, will share her experiences of setting up a North-West screen event. Students will also be offered guidance on how to make their film stand out to selection panels.
|CE Broadcast Studio|
Nazia Mogra is a TV Journalist, Presenter and Producer. She graduated from Edge Hill’s Media department with a First-Class degree in 2006. In this masterclass Nazia (Newsround, North West Tonight), along with Floor Manager Dona D’Stefano, will offer an interactive session on how to work with presenters in a live television studio environment.
Costumes and Make-Up Masterclass
|CE Multi-Purpose Studio|
The fascinating world of costumes and props and theatre at the Liverpool Everyman TheatreJacquie Davies, Head of Wardrobe at the Everyman will show a selection of costumes from the Everyman Theatre archives and share the fascinating world of costumes, props and theatre.
12.00 – 1.00pm in CE 206
Work Placement Support surgery with Emma and Alex from the E3i team. Find out what Edge Hill can do to support your work-related learning and explore placement opportunities.
International Office-Study Abroad Q & A. Interested in studying abroad at one of the many wonderful institutions we are partnered with around the world? Find out how during this drop-in session.
THE AFTERNOON SESSION
All speakers in Creative Edge Lecture Theatre (CE 017)
3.15 – 3.30pm BREAK – refreshments in the foyer
LET’S GET SOCIAL!
PULL A CHRISTMAS CRACKER!
Creative Crackers Work Placement Raffle.
Will you find one of the elusive golden tickets when you pull one of our Christmas Crackers? (#CreativeCrackers). If you do, you will win one of our amazing prizes and an exciting work placement opportunity. Make sure you attend the earlier sessions to get your ticket to be eligible for #CreativeCrackers
From 5.30pm The Network Disco in the Creative Edge foyer
An opportunity to network with many of the speakers, enjoy refreshments and great music in Foyer. Dance around those business cards and make sure you leave with some contacts as well as some complementary food!
Grab that tinsel and shake those snow globes…
5.30pm Pink Narcissus Theatre Performance in the Creative Edge foyer
This entertaining and offbeat performance by Edge Hill Performing Arts students delves into political conversations around feminism, immigration policies, the loss of nature and the HIV crisis.
DJ SET BY “DJ JORGE”
Live DJ set from Television Production Management student Jorge.