Remote Roundup 19th – 25th October 2020

Create high-quality videos with your mobile device
Nick Fogg and Mike Smart – Piece of String Media, 20/27 Oct
Work with award-winning filmmakers to develop your skills and confidence in creating short film content for your website and social media channels — with the equipment you have — to connect with your audiences, participants, and communities. Over three weeks, learn how to plan, capture and edit high-quality video and sound to help deliver and promote your work online, using smart phones / tablets, low-cost microphones, and simple editing apps. Tuesdays 20th, 27th October & 3rd November 10.30am-12.30pm on Zoom

Digital Essentials Workshops: InDesign
QUAD, 20 Oct
A Big House Event supported by Mainframe & delivered by Mark Williams. Please note: In order to attend these workshops you will need to be enrolled with the The Big House. Once your place is confirmed we will send you the relevant paperwork for this. If you have already accessed 12 or more hours of support from Mainframe & The Big House, you may be placed on a waiting list and your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from The Mainframe Team.

[Accelerate Sessions] curating artists’ animation
Animate Projects, 11am 21 Oct
A virtual coffee break with four leading international curators/programmers of experimental and artists’ animation. Helen De Witt (BFI London Film Festival Experimenta) will be talking with Edwin Carels (International Film Festival Rotterdam), Aneta Ozorek (Kaboom Animation Festival, Amsterdam) and Wiktoria Petzer (Vienna Shorts), and Herb Shellenberger (Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival), about the place of experimental and artists’ animation in exhibition in galleries, experimental and mainstream festivals, online, and in the context of COVID-19

Creative short courses at Nottingham Trent University
Whether it’s special lectures, concerts, exhibitions in the gallery or annual degree shows, there’s more to being a short course student than you think. Animation, Architecture, Creative Writing, Fashion, Textiles and Costume, Film and Video, Fine and Decorative Arts, Game Arts, Graphic Design and Illustration, Ideas, Interior Design, Journalism, Languages, Multidisciplinary, Photography, Product and 3D Design

New release: Haich Ber NaFrom Then ’til Now
Mansions of The Future
This Summer Mansions of the Future is proud to present a new major film and music commission with artist and producer Haich Ber Na, alongside Joseph Bernard, Ivor Alice, Jesse Crankson and Richard Wilkins. From Then ‘til Now is an exploration of ideas based on the past, present and future. The project is informed by an understanding of iconography and styles around contemporary pop music and a speculation on where the future of pop visuals could go.