16 April 14
Find out more about our series of guest lectures bringing the brightest talent from the worlds of film, TV and games together with the next generation of creative and technical talent.
Now in its second year, the BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture Programme is a series of industry guest lectures aiming to bring the brightest creative and technical ‘behind the scenes talent’ from the world of film, television and games to with the next generation of creative and technical talent. The lectures will be delivered to students on Creative Skillset Ticked courses at universities across the UK.
Drawing on the legacy of their five annual awards ceremonies, BAFTA will invite past winners and nominees to deliver informative sessions offering invaluable insights and inspiration to students within their field. The 2013 Guest Lecturers included BAFTA-winning screenwriter Neil McKay (Appropriate Adult, Mo) at Liverpool John Moore University, Siobhan Reddy from Media Molecule (studio behind Little Big Planet) at Norwich University of the Arts and DoP Rob Hardy (The Invisible Woman, Shadow Dancer) at Napier University. Like 2013, the 2014 lecture series will be delivered across a range of creative and technical fields across film, television and games, and all will stress the importance students developing their creativity alongside their business and technical skills. Across the year up to six lectures will be held, including screenwriting at Sunderland University, directing for television at Teesside University, documentary producing at University of West Scotland, and an additional lecture planned at University of Bradford.
Ivana Primorac on Hair and Make Up Design
Wednesday 9 April
In her BAFTA Skillset Guest Lecture six times BAFTA nominated Ivana Primorac will discuss her craft and career and as she has emerged as one of the most in demand hair and make up designers working today. Ivana will offer practical advice on developing your craft and how hair and make- up designers at the start of their career can break in to the industry. Ivana’s extensive and varied credits include Lone Scherfig’s One Day, Stephen Daldry’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and The Reader. She has also worked on such films as Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King; Gladiator and has collaborated with Tim Burton on both Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Sweeny Todd. More recently she has worked as personal make up artist to Nicole Kidman on Jonathan Teplitzky’s The Railway Man and Oliver Dahan’s Grace of Monaco and to Kate Winslet on Jason Reitman’s Labor Day.
Úna Ní Dhonghaíle on Editing
Wednesday 14 May
Join twice BAFTA-nominated Úna Ní Dhonghaíle for her BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture on Editing. Úna’s varied credits include award-winning TV dramas including Dr Who, Upstairs, Downstairs and Ripper Street, as well as feature length documentaries and dramas including Child Miners and White Girl, for which she received her first BAFTA nomination for Best Editing. Úna is currently editing an eight part BBC drama series entitled The Missing, (directed by Tom Shankland). In her BAFTA Skillset Guest Lecture Úna will offer an insight into her craft, highlighted by examples of the TV and film credits that she has worked on throughout her career. In addition, Úna will discuss how other editors have shaped her work as well as offering practical advice on how to break into the industry.
In partnership with Creative Skillset
BAFTA's guest lectures programme is run in partnership with Creative Skillset - We’ve invested in skills with the support of the Skills Investment Fund managed by Creative Skillset on behalf of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport www.creativeskillset.org/SIF
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