Blogs tagged "students"

July 2019

CMC 2019: Report – Going Global

Posted on: Friday 05 July 2019 10:38am

Changemaker Finlay Pringle is an Ullapool Shark Ambassador, at only 11 years old. He inspired the audience in the session to “Think like a mountain”. What he suggested using this quotation is that people shouldn’t just think about the top of the mountain, but try to think about the other aspects surrounding it. Session Takeaway:  “No beach you’ve ever stood on will be there in 35 years-time”. Keep your eyes on the horizon. Life’s a journey, and what you experience in yourself. You give children the right access to the right tools and they absorb it. Detail: After Finlay Pringle’s inspiring Presentation, Professor Stephen Hepple asked Finlay to join the panel to give a young person's perspective on education. The…

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July 2012

CMC 2012: Specific, focused and driven…

Posted on: Wednesday 04 July 2012 1:45pm

These are the three things which graduates and students need in persuing a career, as Tom Webb discovered at the CMC students' briefing. Careers advice is a tricky subject, especially for a student. However, it’s only tricky for the person giving it because they’re more than likely to advise lawyers, engineers and doctors on the same day. However, when at a media conference, surrounded by professionals, creative’s and industry experts, if you’re looking for a career in the media, careers advice doesn’t get much better than this. For the volunteers of the CMC 2012 conference, this became apparent. After a meet and greet and a hello to some familiar faces, it was their turn to listen to the experts. So…

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More on CMC empowering students

Posted on: Monday 02 July 2012 8:49pm

Following on from the CMC empowering students blog, James Kerr from Kerrupt Animation explains more about what the volunteer guidance session he's producing on Tuesday afternoon can offer those who want to get into the industry. The Children's media industry is on the whole welcoming and has long been a training ground for new-entrants. But it’s a competitive market with many options, especially as media-makers mix their platforms and techniques. Getting your foot in the door to meet the right people has never been more difficult. Learn the best places to aim for, and how to get your skills and talents in front of the people who make the decisions – from those who've been there and done it! It's…

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CMC empowering students

Posted on: Sunday 01 July 2012 12:27pm

Among the many volunteers who make the CMC possible are around 50 students, whom the CMC is committed to helping in return for their time. They have their own briefing session on Tuesday with key industry figures giving information on how to get into the variety of sectors within children's media. Also this year every student volunteer will be given their own set of business cards. So if you are approached by one of the students wanting to network please take some time to offer advice. Becky Coe is one of those students. A first time volunteer at the CMC, Becky will be a runner for the blogging team, and has sent this blog to introduce herself. Greetings, I’m Becky…

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