UPDATE ::: Wreake Valley Students get a Taste of HE

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

UPDATE ::: Wreake Valley Students get a Taste of HE

UPDATE: The short…short Film Noir sequence is now graded, edited and sound recorded, edited and mixed. The completed film sequence is embedded below. Very well done to those students who attended the taster sessions and completed something of a very high level in a very, very short space of time. Completed from start to finish in about 4.5 hours, all told. ‘A Short, Short … Short Noir’ ::: Brooksby Melton College Taster Day ::: Wreake Valley Academy from Mediagoo.co.uk on Vimeo.   A group of talented A-Level...

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BMC HE Student Showcase

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

BMC HE Student Showcase

Come and join us at the Regal Cinema, Melton Mowbray on Thursday 20th March, where we will be showing a selection of prize winning work from all levels of our Higher Education programmes. Entry is free to the plush and lovely Regal Cinema, so please give us your support and attend between 13:30 and 15:30. Simply bring pennies for popcorn and drinks!  

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Upstairs, Downstairs: Night Shoots at the “Big House”

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Upstairs, Downstairs: Night Shoots at the “Big House”

Our talented BSc (Top-UP) students have been pushing themselves over the last few weeks to design and shoot interesting, original and complex technical exercises to exhibit their Cinematography skills. Just before Christmas many of them could be found wandering the corridors of power in the deep, dark depths of a winters evening at Brooksby Hall, filming various weird and wonderful images, using jibs, dollies, track, sliders, smoke and high wattage lanterns. Fuelled on a diet of Pizzas and Pringles, the students pushed their skills and at...

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HE Students are International Music Video Prize Winners! ‘Polydor Hurtwood Prize’

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

HE Students are International Music Video Prize Winners!  ‘Polydor Hurtwood Prize’

In association with Polydor Records, Vevo and the Huffington Post, MO Film recently launched the Hurtwood Prize for Young Filmmakers 2013, The Hudson Taylor Music Video Contest. Hudson Taylor Provided two new tracks in support of the contest, offering filmmakers two chances at success. Young Irish band Hudson Taylor are one of the most exciting new prospects to hit the music scene and in celebration of the release of their new EP Osea, they have teamed up with Mo Film to offer two young filmmakers an incredible opportunity, the chance to shoot...

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HND students Win Third Prize in UK National Competition

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

HND students Win Third Prize in UK National Competition

Three of our HND Year 2 students have won third prize in the UK National Europass Viral Video competition; further cementing our departments’ high ‘hitrate’ for festivals and competitions. This is no fluke and is down to the hard work and commitment that these – and all our students – show when trying to push their industry practice and stand-out from the crowd. Well done boys. Not bad for a days work! The official press release can be found below or via the Europass website here: Europass The UK National Europass...

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STUDENTS GET A VISIT FROM THE MASTERS!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

STUDENTS GET A VISIT FROM THE MASTERS!

On Friday 13th December Brooksby Melton College Media students were visited by a team of top industry professionals. Following being successfully short listed in the ‘Enter the Pitch’ Competition, Film producer Jackie Sheppard and Composer Martin Kiszco, as well as ‘Enter the Pitch’ project director Luke Walton, came to BMC to give the Film and Video students valuable insight into the TV and Film industry. BMC’s relationship with the ‘Enter the Pitch’ project began earlier in the year, when the college’s...

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BSc Graduates Shortlisted for Bang! Film Festival

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

BSc Graduates Shortlisted for Bang! Film Festival

3 of our BSc (Top Up) Digital Film Technology graduates have been nominated for the Bang! Film Festival. There short film: ‘Ladyfrotto’ will be shown at 6:45pm on the 28th November, at the World Renowned Broadway Cinema, Nottingham. Fingers Crossed! Here is the film below, but Please Be Warned! Some of the themes and content are inappropriate for those under the age of 15. Many thanks.

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HND Year 1 are Long Listed for Industry Prize

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

HND Year 1 are Long Listed for Industry Prize

Harrison Conner, Lewis Martin and Jordan Muzio, who are currently studying the HND in Creative Media Production, all submitted entries for the competition along with the rest of their class. The three of them were lucky enough to be nominated for the top forty of Enter the Pitch, fighting off national competition. Enter the Pitch the opportunity to pitch your short film idea and win a budget of £25,000, for production support and advice.The competition was open to anybody over the age of 18 in the UK, the only constraint that the students...

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‘Raven on the Jetty’: HND Students gain a Feature Film Credit

Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

‘Raven on the Jetty’: HND Students gain a Feature Film Credit

As we’ve previously covered before on this site, our HND Year 2 students have recently completed animated segments for the the forthcoming feature film release: ‘Raven on the Jetty’. The film will be premiered at the Odeon, Print Works, in Manchester on the 5th October, 2013, to an invited audience. Students received very positive feedback from the Director of the film, Erik Knudsen, who was so impressed by the work that the final cut of the film contains a greater number of animated segments than originally planned. Watch...

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BMC Wipes Floor With Competition

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog, Projects | 0 comments

BMC Wipes Floor With Competition

We are proud to announce that we are the national winners of Young Creative Chevrolet 2013 in the UK! Against stiff competition from colleges and universities from around the UK, our talented HE students have not only won first prize in the video category of the prestigious competition, but also achieved a clean sweep – winning 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. Check the official website here… The winners collected there award and prize money at half-time, during the Manchester United versus Real Madrid Legends match at Old Trafford,...

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