CIRENCESTER College will be screening short films produced by their media students at the Sundial Theatre on Wednesday, June 19.
The event titled ‘The Bigger Picture’ will feature drama, documentary, animation and advertisements made by students and is supported by local media industry professionals from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
Helen Hammond, CEO of Pink Elephant Marketing will be presenting an award for best film. ‘I set the Media Production students a brief and the films they made are of a fantastic quality. I’m really impressed’ Media professionals from the area will be in the audience, on the look out for new talent and to support the next generation of film makers to come out of theCollege. Peter Georgi of Halo Films will address the students and offer advice for their career progress.
Former students and the families of the young film makers will also join the audience.
The screening is includes the best films made by students completing their BTEC National Diploma in Creative Media Production Gary Long 18, from South Cerney says, ‘I can’t wait to see the films we’ve made on the big screen. It will be great to meet more media professionals and talk with them about our video productions’. a fantastic way to finish our course and a fun filled event!’ Past students from Cirencester’s media department are now working in a range of TV and Film industry positions. Lucy Colgate completed the BTEC Creative Media Production in 2007 and is now an editor at World TV in London. ‘I’m really looking forward to coming back to my old College and seeing the videos made by the next generation of film makers’ Video lecturer John Wood says, ‘The standard of production is extremely high this year with work that shows imagination, creativity and high levels of technical and professional skill’.
Members of the public wishing to be at the event can book tickets in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 01285 654228