Subject Futures Week, set for Monday 26th January, sees Tom MacRae who has written for Lewis for ITV as well as Casualty and Bonekickers for the BBC as one of many invited media industry guests. Other guests include Ed Sharpe (a BBC Studio Floor manager) and Director of Photography Jason Weidner both will be delivering workshops in the TV studio.
Ed Sharpe gives a brief introduction to the TV studio and production roles in the link below. http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/production/article/art20130702112135564
See the details below for full details of media and journalism Subject Futures Week guests.
11AM Meet the former students (Media & Film)
Femi Mosuro now working for Disney TV
Dean Alexander Director, Cameraman & Editor
2pm Jon Ingold Head of the app company ”Inkle”
Apps developed include Frankenstein, 80 Days, Sorcery
1pm Ed Sharpe BBC Studio Floor manager
Workshop in the TV studio
All day Bauer Media
Book online either a morning or an afternoon session
1-4pm Jason Weidner Cinematographer and DOP.
Workshop in the TV studio
4-6pm Nick Petford, Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton
Making and presenting science documentaries
Nick is a volcanologist who also makes science documentaries
for National Geographic
11am Geoff Hill, Editor ITV
Geoff is responsible for all of ITV’s national and international
news, the General Election programme, ITV’s news website and
ITV news specials. He was previously Editor of C5 News and ran
the international newsgathering for CNN.
2pm Hannah Storm, Director International News Safety Institute.
Hannah is a former TV news producer and foreign correspondent
based in Latin America now head of one of the main industry
bodies aiming to ensure the safety of journalists working in the
3pm Tom Williams, screen-writer of BAFTA nominated “Kajaki”
Tom also wrote the 2011 film “Chalet Girl”
2pm Emma Smart BFI
Emma is library manager at the BFI and one of five
programmers for BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.
At last year’s festival she celebrated women behind bars in
film and TV with a talk titled We Love Caged Lesbians and has
written on various films for BFI Screenonline.
11am Jonnie Turpie, Maverick TV
Jonnie founded the highly influential independent production
company Maverick. His credits include “Embarrassing Bodies”,
“How to look good naked” and “Bizarre ER”. A former artist he’s
led Maverick’s digital and social media operations.
2pm Julian March, NBC News
Senior Vice President, Editorial & Innovation
Julian has a significant track record in digital and broadcast
journalism as Director of Online for ITV and Head of Digital for
11am Bob Satchwell Society of Editors
Director of the Society of Editors since its foundation in 1999, Bob
campaigns on a wide range of issues that affect all sectors of the
media, freedom of expression and the public’s right to know. A
former Journalist of the Year, he was associate editor of the
Lancashire Evening Post, assistant editor of the News of the
World and an award-winning editor of the Cambridge Evening
News. He is a non executive director of the National Council for
the Training of Journalists, a member of the Defence Press and
Broadcasting Advisory Committee, a former member of the
Editors’ Code Committee and a witness at the Leveson Inquiry.
2pm Tom MacCrae scriptwriter
2pm Meet the former students Journalism
Stephen Humphries – Broadcast Journalist, BBC Radio Solent
Megan Archer – Reporter, Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Stephanie Parkes – Freelance journalist, Metro
Vicky Smith – Press Assistant, River Island.
Subject Features Week is aimed at students from the University’s School of The Arts and provides the ideal opportunity for them to learn and understand where their subjects and courses can lead them once they have graduated.