Why MA Scriptwriting?

So you’ve decided to do a Master’s degree? That’s great, but, the next step is to actually decide what you want to study! Most people, when deciding to study further, have an idea what they want to study next, but that can be vague and half-formed. I didn’t have any idea what I wanted to… Read more »

How did I get here?

I could make a joke about the awful road works on the A338, but we know that’s not the type of journey you’re interested in when you ask a Master’s student, ‘how did you get here?’ However, the process of deciding to do a Master’s degree is like a road trip: you will inevitably hit… Read more »

A day in the life of a Radio Production student

Let me walk you through my busy day as an MA Radio Production student! I’m on Talbot campus for about 8.45, ready for a radio workshop at 9.00 and I have just enough time to return a Tas-Cam DR 40 to the Kit room. As MA students it’s easy to borrow professional standard kit for… Read more »

What’s it like, now that I’m here?

On Friday 18 September I arrived in Bournemouth in time to move into my accommodation and start my Master’s degree. Boarding the plane at Dublin Airport, I felt nervous and apprehensive as well as excited. I’d known for at least a year that BU was where I wanted to continue my studies, and having just… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate work on Joss Stone’s new music video

LoveLove Films, which was founded and is managed by BU Graduate Georgina Hurcombe, are incredibly pleased to announce their latest music video, created for the multi platinum album selling soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone. The company is based in Bournemouth and five BU alumni from LoveLove Films, as well as Georgina herself, worked on the new video for… Read more »

From the Olympic Games to Coca-Cola – Matt’s Story

Matt Camlin graduated from our MA Directing Digital Film and Television course in 2011. Here, he talks a bit about how his career has progressed since then, which has seen him work on projects from the 2012 Olympics to Game of Thrones. I graduated from my MA in Directing for TV and Film in September… Read more »

Getting my MA without giving up the day job

I’ve always wanted to do a Master’s degree, but, like many people, life was getting in the way. I enjoy my job and wanted to keep building my industry experience. Plus, I like having a salary and I think the bank likes me paying my mortgage too. So, how to get that MA without giving… Read more »