In a special video interview and performance, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Composition student Catherine Mole talks to Patrick Lay about her new piece, ‘Through Cumbrian Hills’. Inspired by a trip to the Lake District last summer, it is performed here by the Orchestra of the Swan. https://youtu.be/ldIS7Yic2AM Catherine Mole The performance and interview were filmed exclusively by BA Media Production students at Birmingham City University.
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A raw and emotional documentary exploring body dysmorphia and the different ways in which this mental illness can manifest itself. In this documentary students speak to people who have been affected by it – and discuss the impact it has had upon all aspects of their lives and that of their families. https://youtu.be/dbDg7pE_bRE Documentary about body dysmorphia This video has been made by BA (Hons) Media Production students
https://youtu.be/ToAND-5cTzE Labour Party Manifesto Launch at BCU What happens when the Labour Party — accompanied by the national media — descend on your university to launch their election manifesto? Birmingham City University media students spoke to the camera operators, TV engineers and journalists — including BBC political reporter Laura Kuenssberg and Sky’s Adam Boulton — as they prepared to cover one of the key political events of the 2019 election. Watch the video above. Corbyn launches the Labour Election Manifesto This video has been made by BA (Hons) Media Production students.
In an exclusive interview Russell T Davies talks to Ben Woolman about his work as show runner on the 2005 revival of Dr Who, why he particularly likes the episodes Gridlock and Flesh and Stone, and why he never reveals what he would change about an episode. Watch the video below. https://youtu.be/GlWXRJl-dLM Russell T Davies interviewed by Ben Woolman Ben spoke to Davies as part of his final year project on the BA (Hons) Media and Communication at Birmingham City University.
https://youtu.be/ylTcjHn-Nag Birmingham City University graduate Amber Griffith took the Royal Television Society (RTS) Midlands Student Award for Writing at last night’s awards ceremony at the Birmingham Rep. The award was given for ‘A Voice Not Mine’, a moving dramatic monologue written and produced by Amber for her final project in her Media degree last year. The television drama is based on Amber’s own experiences of coping with the condition obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). You can watch the short film above. The Royal Television Society Midlands Awards is a prestigious event, and due to the increasing scale of the event this was the…
https://soundcloud.com/bhameastside/eastside-live-theives-and-liars-no-intro1 Thieves and Liars performed by Every Rope a Noose Leicester-based hardcore metal band Every Rope A Noose came into Birmingham City University’s Parkside studios to perform their song Thieves and Liars live as part of the radio show Eastside Live Lounge. Listen to the full performance above. Watch the full show, including interviews with [SKETCH] and The Editors’ Ed Lay, here.
https://soundcloud.com/bhameastside/eastside-live-matilda1 Leicester-based hardcore metal band Every Rope A Noose came into Birmingham City University’s Parkside studios to perform their song Matilda live as part of the radio show Eastside Live Lounge. Listen to the full performance above. Watch the full show, including interviews with [SKETCH] and The Editors’ Ed Lay, here.
https://soundcloud.com/bhameastside/ed-lay-editors-radio-tel-interview-wed-24-oct-2018-edited1 PL Presents interviews Ed Lay from The Editors Editors drummer Ed Lay was interviewed on radio show Eastside Live Lounge. Find out about Ed’s musical influences by listening above. Watch the full show, including interviews with [SKETCH] and Every Rope a Noose, here.
https://youtu.be/kDDEAJYLBkU The band Sketch being interviewed by Remanda Rama Remanda Rama interviews the Midlands’ based band [SKETCH] about their brand of high-energy punk and rock music, and finds out what chicken nuggets have to do with their album title…
https://youtu.be/QDo0n0L5mJk Parkside – the soap opera Can a group of media students create the first episode of a brand new soap opera in just 48 hours? Birmingham City University enlisted the services of Coronation Street script editor Claire Burgess to find out Claire — who graduated from the university with a Media degree a decade ago — teamed up with 30 undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation students to take on the challenge. In two days the group developed storylines and characters, filmed, acted and edited the results to produce the very first episode of the soap opera Parkside. This video shows…