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Football Focus for Film and Photography Students

Two NC Film and Photography students; Hannah Love and Barbara Ostrowska, accompanied sports students from NCL’s Broadwood campus to document their recent two week trip to Murcia, Spain funded by the Erasmus programme. The two were tasked with filming and … Continue reading

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Failure is an option

In the main we tend to focus on student success stories, but we seldom talk about what happens when things go wrong. In March of this year, three HND students attended an event in Glasgow where they were asked to … Continue reading

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Lady Rocks and NCL Partnership

The Film & TV department have entered into a partnership with Lady Rocks, Glasgow’s female section of basketball team, Glasgow Rocks. The team caters for girls aged 10 through to Senior women, and play in the Scottish Basketball Championship. From … Continue reading

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HND Film & Television: Motion Graphics

HND Film & Television students are now well underway with their final semester units and projects, filming documentaries, short films and music videos that will hopefully make it into their finished Graded Unit showreels due in June. One of the … Continue reading

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Shift: Clocked In…Punched Out

The Shift project came to a spectacular conclusion last week with a four night run of live performances at Summerlee Heritage Museum, which received some glowing reviews. “The dictionary offers various meanings for the word ‘shift’: Simon Sharkey’s large-scale community … Continue reading

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Film & TV Students work their final “Shift”

Last night marked the end of filming on the Shift project for our HN Television students. 27 students from both HNC and HND have worked tirelessly over the last 8 weeks on delivering promo material for the National Theatre of Scotland event which … Continue reading

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Work is a four letter word

There is a time when you near the end of a shift when you invariably start to clock watch. Everybody has done it at some point in their lives.  However, the students working on the Shift project have not faltered and they … Continue reading

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James Edwyn & The Borrowed Band: Pushing Statues

Back in December we covered the shoot for James Edwyn & the Borrowed Band’s song “Pushing Statues”, which was filmed at the Pearce Institute in Govan. The band have now posted the finished edit of the video to their official … Continue reading

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My week beats your year…

…so penned Lou Reed in his liner notes for his seminal masterpiece “Metal Machine Music”. In some ways this also sums up the Film & TV department at Cumbernauld. Last week the students worked on 5 different project including the … Continue reading

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Lecturer goes back to school

Film & TV Lecturer, Alan Moffat, visited Pirie Park Primary School in Govan this week as part of the school’s planned activities on STEM. He spoke to three P4 classes about some of the technical roles that make up the Film … Continue reading

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