This year our Media and Communications students continue the Goldsmiths tradition of creating a Christmas animation for our alumni community. We presented our Christmas animation brief at the start of a two-day ‘taster’ in stop-motion animation. Taster modules offer students an introduction to all the practice areas available on the Media and Communications degree. These […]Read more "The making of the Goldsmiths Christmas animation"
Olivia Humphreys (MA Screen Documentary, 2010) won the 2015 ShortDocs Challenge for her radio story, What Makes a Good Marriage, at the Third Coast Festival in Chicago. What Makes a Good Marriage is a story about how her grandparents met. Now in their 90s and married for nearly 70 years they offer their advice on […]Read more "Alumna wins 2015 ShortDocs Challenge"
Short documentary Knit Me Some Happiness by Sofia Olins (MA Screen Documentary, 2009) won the ARRI Short Film Challenge at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest. Knit Me Some Happiness was shot, edited and mixed in three days at Sheffield Doc/Fest as part this challenge. Sheffield Doc/Fest partnered with ARRI, the industry-leading provider of technology and services for motion […]Read more "Alumna wins ARRI Short Film Challenge 2015"
Clap Hands opens in July I watched a lot of Columbo at Goldsmiths. Not as part of my degree. It was my own extra-curricular activity. Preferable to watching bad cover bands at The Venue on New Cross Road. This was back in the heady days when DVDs were ubiquitous: 2003 – 2006. I must have […]Read more "Guest Post: Clap Hands"
My Time at Goldsmiths Vicki Psarias contributes this guest post about her time at Goldsmiths and what she’s been up to now (A LOT!). I studied a BA in Media and Communications for my first degree and an MA in TV Drama, where I wrote and directed a short film Rifts about warring kebab shop owners […]Read more "Guest Post by Vicki Psarias"
Congratulations to alumna Julia Dahr (MA Screen Documentary, 2014), whose graduate film won the One World Media 2015 Student Award. Her film, Kisilu – I’ll start with myself, was one of four shortlisted for the award. The annual One World Media Awards rewards the most outstanding coverage of developing countries and recognises the critical role of […]Read more "Alumna wins One World Media 2015 Student Award"
Ely Dagher’s (MA Image and Communication, 2009) Waves ’98 has won the Palme d’Or for Short Films at the 68th Cannes Film Festival. He is the first Lebanese director to win at Cannes since 1991 and his 15-minute film focuses on his own relationship with his home country. Waves ’98 is an animated film which tells the story […]Read more "Cannes win for alumnus"