Welcome to the Department of Media’s Festival in a Day!
WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH 2018
IN CREATIVE EDGE FROM 10.00am
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 in the creative industries when you graduate.
Enjoy, and be inspired!
SESSION 1 – WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASSES
10.00 – 11.00am and 11.00 – 12.00pm.
CE Multi-Purpose Studio
Debra Hargreaves – The Magic of Make-Up
Debra Hargreaves has worked as a make-up artist with everyone from Jerry Hall, Ronnie Corbett, and Jonathan Ross and worked for many years on Children in Need. As a regular make-up artist on Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Emmerdale Debra will be discussing the importance of make up when filming and will offer a step-by-step guide on how to achieve studio ready make up on a model under the studio lights.
Please Note: this session will run twice at 10.00am and 11.00am – 30 people maximum per session
10.00 – 11.00am (Animation Students Only) and 11.00 – 12.00pm
CE Animation Studio (CE 002)
Matt Smith – Animation Masterclass
Matt Smith is a specialist 3D CGI Animator, Designer and Artist; having worked for such companies as Sony. He is currently undertaking a project to re-create the lost sculpture of the Italian Futurist sculptor Boccioni titled Spiral Expansion of Muscles in Movement (or Spiral Expansion of Muscles in Action). To undertake this project Matt is using CGI, 3D scanning, modeling, and printing in order to re-create this lost sculpture. The CGI animation processes Matt has been using is truly fascinating. Come to the session to find out about, aspects of the Animation industry, such as 3D scanning, modeling, and printing by way of Matt showing you the project he has developed.’
Please Note: this session will run twice at 10.00am (Animation students only) and 11.00am for all other Media students – limited seating
11.00 – 12.00pm
BBC CV and Freelancer Workshop – get that entry-level role in TV!
Come along and let the BBC talent Team guide you in all things CV. You will leave this session armed with all the knowledge you need to produce CVs that lead to interviews. With advice from Abi Caitlin who works at the Talent Department at the BBC so knows exactly what you need to be putting on those all-important applications. Also in the session, Joy Monks has worked a freelance script supervisor and TV production manager for over twenty years.
11.00 – 12.00pm
Postgraduate Study at Edge Hill
So you are interested in postgraduate study? Rachel Buckley and Andrea Wright will give you an overview of what courses are available, what you need to do to apply and tell you about funding and bursaries. This session is designed for any students interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree at Edge Hill, so come along with all your questions and queries.
12.00 – 1.00pm
Application Forms Made Easy
If filling out application forms for jobs, courses or placements fills you with dread-fear no more. Let the Edge Hill Careers team offer you hints, tips and approaches to take the aggro out of applications.
All sessions in Creative Edge Lecture Theatre (CE 017)
SESSION 2 – INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
Festival in a Day opening address from Professor Matthew Pateman, Head of Media
2.15pm – 3.00 PM
Nazia Mogra – BBC Producer and Journalist
Nazia Mogra is a TV Journalist, Presenter and Producer. She graduated from Edge Hill’s Media department with a First Class degree in Journalism in 2006. From humble beginnings volunteering at her local community radio station to working on local and national radio and newspapers. She’s worked for the BBC for more than a decade presenting for some of the biggest TV news shows. From BBC World to BBC Sport, and BBC North West Tonight to Newsround. From reporting live outside Downing Street watching history being made as the Prime Minister stood down to travelling across Europe reporting on the referendum. Interviewing heads of huge companies IBM and Microsoft to sporting stars to Bollywood actors to Arab royalty and popstars. Nazia is a published author and has featured in an official Liverpool Football Club book about the clubs Asian fans. Nazia has a passion for bringing to the forefront stories from different communities. Her motto embrace your individuality it’s what makes you stand out from the crowd! Followed by Q&A
3.00 – 3.15pm BREAK – refreshments in the foyer
3.15 – 4.00pm
Dave Skinner – definition of a Director
Dave Skinner is a multi-camera director who has worked his way through numerous positions including assistant floor manager, assistant director, production coordinator, single camera director, edit producer, series producer and executive producer. Dave has worked for terrestrial and digital broadcasters and has worked on The BAFTA Awards, Fame Academy, Sunday Brunch, The Jonathan Ross show and Celebrity Big brother. Most recently he has directed Sam and Mark’s Big Friday Wind-Up for the BBC. This session is an absolute must for anyone interested in a career in television. Followed by Q&A
4.00pm – 4.45pm
Alumni Superstar Panel
Secrets to breaking into the Film & TV Industries
Be inspired by EHU Media Graduates who have carved out amazing careers in the worlds of Film, television, and animation. Get hints and tips from our alumni. If they can do it, so can you!
Alumni guests include:
Matt Owen from BBC Sport
Simon Robertson from ITV
Ellie Sergison from Redolution.
SESSION 3 – LET’S GET SOCIAL!
4.45pm – 5.15pm
Screening of Student Work
We proudly present some highlights of student films, including the winner of our annual prize for film of the year, the Paul Cannon Memorial Prize, and films and animation recently nominated for an RTS award (Royal Television Society). Be inspired by the talented students and the work they have created.
Includes the RTS award-winning Peregrine The Pathetic.
5.15pm – 5.45pm
The Great Creative Egg Hunt
Will it be you? Will you find one of the elusive golden eggs and one of our amazing prizes and exciting work placement opportunities? Make sure you attend the earlier sessions to get your golden ticket to be eligible for the Easter egg hunt!
From 5.45pm The Network Disco in the Creative Edge foyer
An opportunity to network with many of the afternoons 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!
THE EGG HUNT
The Work Placement Raffle
Receive a raffle ticket for every session you attend at FiaD and you could win an eggstremely eggciting prize!
- A placement at ITV
- A placement at the Liverpool Film Office
- A placement at Foot In The Door films
- A placement at Redolution
Come and celebrate some festive cheer with the Careers Centre. Win Amazon vouchers, meet the team and grab yourself a freebie!