Creative Media Network Scotland Student Festival

Wed 25 April 2018

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The Creative Media Network student festival features a variety of workshops and master classes across the different platforms led by leading industry figures.

CCA Theatre Programme:

10:15am - All about Digital and Social Media
Louise Thornton, Commissioning Executive - Digital, Social & Youth will be talking about commissioning for BBC Scotland's digital platforms, how they plan to discover and grow talent across these platforms and the new BBC Scotland channel (once it's signed off by OFCOM). Louise will also talk about the new talent documentary slot she is commissioning and the types of ideas she is interested in along with the best way to pitch for this.

11:15am - Drama Bootcamp
The Drama Bootcamp is a multi-camera studio development and production challenge, an exciting and innovative four month project culminating in the production of three student originated and professionally supported short studio dramas in Glasgow in June. Kieran Hannigan, River City Exec Producer will be joined by writer Martin Brocklebank on the panel. Live pitches by invitation only. (need a smaller room for this)

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm - Getting Started in TV
Television is a difficult industry to break into. Whether you hope to be a presenter or a costume designer, a gaffer or a news reporter, every role is highly competitive.

The Royal Television Society is committed to helping new talent develop and some of the nominees for this year's RTS Scotland Awards will share their experience and offer their advice on how top make these all important first steps into our industry.

2:15pm - Telling Stories
Every great film, documentary or television programme has a brilliant story at its heart. In this intensive, practical workshop with Hazel Marshall, you will discover how to apply the principles of great storytelling to your project. You can bring an existing idea with you or use the exercises to work up a new one.
You will leave the session with a deeper understanding of how great stories work, a mini pitch of your story

CCA Cinema Programme:

10:15am - Radio’s Not Dead!
2018 is a year of unprecedented growth in the Radio industry in Scotland and we meet some of the people driving that growth, the people behind the launches ow Nation Radio, Paisley FM and Wave FM in Dundee tell us why this is the right time to get involved.

11:15am - Earshot - Live
A live recording of Steve Martin’s podcast about radio imaging and marketing with some of the brightest talents in the field showing their wares and giving tips & tricks to folk starting out.

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm - Getting a Foot In The Door. Radio
With so many Academies, Schools and programmes finding the right route into radio has never had so many options. We cut through the clutter and help you make an informed choice.

2:15pm - Any Radio Questions?
Your chance to ask the Great & The Good of Scottish Radio anything you want




10:15am - 4pm, Free on the door, Theatre
0141 352 4900