Author Archives: New College Lanarkshire: Film & Television

HND Film Alumni Develop Lockdown Idea For Pilot TV show

2019 HND Film & Television Alumni; James Reid and Conor Purvis have kept themselves busy over the lockdown period collaborating on a treatment for a post apocalyptic thriller set in Scotland with their fellow New College Lanarkshire graduates from the … Continue reading

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Creating and curating teaching content through YouTube

Film & Television Lecturer Kevin Walls has been putting YouTube through its paces delivering classes on the platform throughout the Covid- 19 pandemic. With blended learning and reduced physical contact with classes looking likely for the forseeable future, Kevin discusses … Continue reading

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“Always The Worst” Podcast

“On Friday the 22nd of May I launched “Always The Worst” Podcast on twitch. A podcast around all things film and TV, the first episode featured a review The Wickerman…from 2006. Remakes or reboots are always to be approached with caution and this … Continue reading

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The Flames: Home and Staying In

Film and Television lecturer Kim Beveridge has recently worked on two features for the performance company “The Flames”, which deal with issues surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic. Kim writes: As associate artist of Tricky Hat for over 10 years I was … Continue reading

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Maclej by name: magic by nature

An NQ Film and Photography student has made good use of his time during the Covid-19 lockdown. Maclej Gapik finished editing his documentary “Citizen of the World” which documents his travels to far-flung corners such as Jordan, Iceland, Italy and … Continue reading

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NCL Hairdressing and Barbering Promo

HND Television students were approached by HNC Hairdressing at Cumbernauld campus and asked to film a promotional video as part of their course work. Nadine Giles, HNC Hairdressing student said: “We set out to make a promotional video for the … Continue reading

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Learning in real time…

Today the UK woke up to a Conservative Landslide victory in the first winter General Election since 1923. Boris Johnson’s campaign was run on “Get Brexit Done” and this largely resonated with votes in England and Wales who overwhelmingly voted in … Continue reading

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Short Cuts: Film Screening

On Monday the 9th December film students, friends and family gathered at the CCA in Glasgow for a night of short films and documentaries produced in the first term by HN Film students at NCL’s Cumbernauld campus.  The programme included … Continue reading

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James Reid: L’appel Du Vide 88

“My second film, I tried a bit harder, went a bit deeper into the character and came out with a film better than my first effort. I tackled the subject of male suicide. Which is a subject I feel I … Continue reading

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NCL Short Cuts: Film Screening, 9th December 2019

Monday 9th of December is the date for a night of short films from NCL HN Film and Television  students, which are being screened  in Centre of Contemporary Arts in Glasgow. Students across both HNC and HND levels of Film … Continue reading

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