Author Archives: New College Lanarkshire: Film & Television

Author Graeme Armstrong: “It’s my duty to disrupt”

NCL Film and TV’s guest speaker programme brought 2021 to a close with an inspirational discussion with Airdrie born author Graeme Armstrong, whose award winning novel “The Young Team” is currently being adapted for television by Synchronicity Films.  The novel tells the story of … Continue reading

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NCL Film & Television student accepted to The Royal Conservatoire Scotland

Belated congratulations go out to HND Film & Television student Kieran McLaughlin, who took his place this year on The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s BA in Film-making, one of the most competitive and prestigious film courses in the UK. Kieran began … Continue reading

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Brass, aye? The Sit Down

NCL Film & Television students past and present, recently collaborated on the production of a music video for Glasgow band Brass, aye? The song; “The Sit Down” was created as part of the band’s Making Moves Project, made possible by funding from Creative … Continue reading

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NextGen Pilot: Sustain and be able

“In my opinion our use or misuse of resources the last 100 years or so, I’d probably rename that age, something like The Age of ignorance, The Age of Stupid!!!”  Alain DuVerney, The Age of Stupid  2009 The Earth is a mere … Continue reading

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NCL Film & TV COP26 Invite: Tuesday 9th November

As part of a series of New College Lanarkshire events aligned with COP26 the Film & Television department will be hosting an open day of information, networking, presentations and workshops at Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow on Tuesday, 9th … Continue reading

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NextGen Pilot: Metaskills in Action

A large part of the new HNC is about capturing how students perform when you put them into a group or team setting. A lot of what we miss is also some of the most important parts of what a … Continue reading

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Simon B. HNC Short Film: Tick Tock Repeat

I came up with the idea for Tick Tock Repeat from my love of time loop movies. Particularly Groundhog Day, Edge of Tomorrow and Source Code. My script was also influenced by Back to the Future with the usage of … Continue reading

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NextGen Pilot: Late Registration

So much to cover I don’t where to begin…how about week three. We spent the first two weeks online which actually was a nice way to ease everyone back in to coming back into college. A lot of discussion took … Continue reading

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NCL Film & Television pilots Next Generation HN Qualification

In early 2020, the Film & TV department put in an application to be part of the NextGen pilot for the HN qualification in TV Production.  The NextGen qualifications have been described as the most radical overhaul of qualifications in … Continue reading

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Action!

During the pandemic, the Film & TV department, like so many other departments, went online. Although there were huge challenges to overcome, one of the areas that benefitted was our guest speaker slot…there were suddenly a lot of people with … Continue reading

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