BBC Drama Production Writers Academy 2012

From Marcella Forster:

Do you want to write for EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City and Doctors? Do you want training across BBC One’s flagship shows and a springboard to write across the entire range of the BBC’s drama output?

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Please let us know if you get the job!

Enterpriseinc Scheme relaunched – but hurry!

From enterpriseinc:

Considering going self employed or setting up a business after University?
Enterprise inc offers funding to recent graduates in the East Midlands to support them in a new business venture.

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George Horne, class of 2010

George Horne

I know people who’ve swept floors, blown up balloons and bought everyone’s lunch at some studios, for no pay and little respect. Honestly, some internships are nothing short of slave labour and unpaid internships should be made illegal.

Save a life, Stay Awake [HD] from George Horne on Vimeo.

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Pete Sims, 7video Ltd, class of 2006

Pete Sims

Five years on, Pete runs his own successful video production company. His advice? “Know your industry and …….believe in yourself, thinking hard about what it is that sets you apart from everyone else.”

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Got an LSM degree? Looking for work?

For LSM graduates only:

If you are looking for a new job or freelance work, why not promote yourself on this blog?

Send your advertisement to us at, together with a suitable picture and your current CV, and we’ll publish them for you – free. Links to show reels, photo albums etc. are fine too.

Also, from time to time we get enquiries from local organisations looking to commission professional media products – video, photography, animation etc. Watch out for notices on this blog!

David Burgess, class of 2005


David Burgess, creator of Waldo the Worm

I graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2005. I studied Media Production, specialising in New Media and Photography. I found work as a graphic designer after a stint on the dole and working in call centres.  Continue reading

Charlotte Ellis, class of 2009

Charlotte Ellis

I graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2009 with a first class degree in BA (HONS) Media Production. I realised that getting experience in the industry would also be very beneficial to my degree so during the summer break of my second year I managed to get the role of camera assistant on a short docu-drama in my local area.

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Michael Henry, class of 2009

Michael Henry

Michael Henry

“I feel that I was a little too optimistic with the whole idea of film festivals.”

After handing in my final projects, I went straight into production of my micro-budget feature film debut ‘Ennui’.

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Alex Holland, class of 2009

Alex Holland

Alex Holland

LSM graduate Alex Holland returns to Lincoln as a stand-up comedian, in the Big Comedy Mash, at the LPAC on Friday March 5th.

To appreciate his own brand of humour, try one of his video sketches:

The Toy – watch more funny videos

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Updating your skills

Just a new year’s reminder about the importance of training, whether or not you have a media job at the moment. You may qualify for funding Continue reading