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 Arts University Bournemouth
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.
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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