17th May 2010 - Motherwell College - starts at the drawing board
A few lucky people will be able to get the chance to learn more about world class animation, filming, game and creative image design from the experts if they apply early for a free ticket. The ticket will allow them access to a spectacular all day showcase event at Motherwell College on 26 May 2010.
As well as being able to attend the Filmcraft and Animation event, ticket holders will be able to view past and present students' artwork and talk to staff and industry experts who will be attending. There will be an exhibition, workshops and an opportunity to visit the College animation suite and see - or try your hand with - the state-of-the-art equipment available for students.
Industry experts present will be from:
- BAFTA winners Axis Animation
- Red Kite
- Film Director & BAFTA nominee Marc de Launay
- Peter Broughton, Producer of Oscar-nominated Rob Roy who also worked on the legendary Tutti Fruiti
- Freelance animators, storyboard artists & illustrators
A previous similar event held at the College attracted more than 500 people!
In addition, former Motherwell College students who are now achieving top industry accolades, will be present - back to spread the word about the quality of the education you can benefit from attending there.
One former HND Filmcraft and Animation student - John Rae, won the 2009 Celtic Media Award, Best Student Drama - Uncle Fergus and the Scottish Royal Television Society, Best Undergraduate Drama - Uncle Fergus.
Current HNC Filmcraft and Animation student Gary Welsh has done so well that some of his published comic book artwork and illustrations have merited a personal exhibition and sale. This will be hosted from 9.00am to 7.00pm on Wednesday 26th May by Ross Quinn Photografix at their studios in Motherwell. Entry is free.
HOW TO GET FREE TICKETS FOR THE FILM AND ANIMATION SHOWCASE:
This is a not-to-be missed event for potential students and anyone interested in the film and animation showcase running from 0930-20.00hrs on Wednesday 26 May. To get free tickets to the Motherwell College Film and Animation showcase, call College Curriculum Leader Helen Lawson on 01698 23 2652 or email email@example.com. Tickets are limited to a maximum of four per person.
Gary Welsh Exhibition - To find out more about the sale of artwork by former Motherwell College student and film and animation wiz, Gary Welsh, call 01698 23 26 52.
Motherwell College moved to a new campus at Ravenscraig in July 2009. More than 20,000 students and 500+ staff continue to take advantage of the high quality education programmes the College offers in the new 21st century £70 million facilities.
For further information on Motherwell College click on http://www.motherwell.co.uk/
Water Stone Gary Welsh HNC Filmcraft.jpg - this image is copyright Gary Welsh and can only be used in connection with this news story. For any other use, permission must be gained from the artist - Gary Welsh, 01698 23 26 52
Sam Elliot Alan Weir HND Filmcraft.jpg - Permission has been given by the artist Alan Weir, for this picture to be used by Motherwell College for media coverage, in connection with this showcase event. For any other use, permission must be obtained. Call Helen Lawson, 01698 23 26 52.