Tag Archives: HNC Film|TV

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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Former student talks about their BBC Modern Apprenticeship

“My advice for anyone who’s thinking about applying for an apprenticeship is definitely three words: Take the plunge.” In 2015 former New College Lanarkshire HNC Television student Stewart Campbell beat over 1300 applicants to gain a BBC Scotland modern apprenticeship. … 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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‘Shift’ to Coatbridge allows more students to get in on the act

At the start of the week 3 of the “Shift” project, our students were asked to return to Summerlee Heritage centre and interview two key people for the project. Clare Weir, Collections and Exhibitions Manager was on hand to talk … Continue reading

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Students “Shift” up a Gear

The second week of the NTS “Shift” project began with both TV classes reviewing the previous weeks work and identifying the main strengths and weaknesses of the final short video which went live the previous Friday. The feedback the students … Continue reading

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TV students put in a good “Shift”

Monday the 5th of February saw the very first day of location filming on the Shift project for HNC Film and Television students Laura Gilbert and Shannon Munro. Simon Sharkey, Associate Director of NTS (National Theatre of Scotland) was filmed … Continue reading

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National Theatre of Scotland: Shift Project

HN level Film and Television students met with the National Theatre of Scotland on Friday the 2nd of February for a briefing session on the live location filming they will be undertaking to document the theatre group’s Shift project. Shift is … Continue reading

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Grave Day Productions Guest Lecture

The second in a series of guest lectures for our HN level students kicked off on Friday with a presentation from David Gray and Kris Cummings. David (an alumni of our 2014 HN Film & Television course)  and Kris write … Continue reading

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William Clapperton Guest Lecture

At this time of year many of our HN level students are starting to research their options in Undergraduate higher education for the next academic year.  To give our current classes some insight into this process we often enlist the … Continue reading

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A Conversation With My Addiction

“Paul is an addict. Losing grip on his sanity, he is one day trapped in his bathroom by his wife and forced to remain there until he is clean. Unexpectedly, the power of his addiction makes one final effort to remain, … Continue reading

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