uk Film students off on New York exchange FILM students Mike Rymer and Lawrence Hayes from Skillset Screen Academy Wales
have been selected to attend the first New York University and Screen AcademyWales international exchange.
Skillset Screen Academy Wales welcomed crew members Tristan Oliver, Ralph Forster and Andy Gent for a presentation at the University of Glamorgan's Atrium building.
Andy Gent, lead puppet modeller, with Hannah Raybould, of Skillset Screen Academy Wales, at the screening and masterclass of Fantastic Mr Fox at the Atrium, Cardiff.
The festival will also include masterclasses hosted by Skillset Cymru and Skillset Screen Academy Wales
including a unique students' pitching session to a panel of industry professionals.
Skillset Screen Academy Wales
, It's My Shout and Bafta Cymru have formed a partnership to support the Glastonbury Village Screen Project, a showcase of the UK's best new creative talent held during the five-day music festival.
Professor of theatre, film and TV at Glamorgan University Steve Blanford initiated the event, which will be hosted at the Atrium Building by the university's Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries and the Skillset Screen Academy Wales
SKILLSET Screen Academy Wales has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new members - marketing co-ordinator Alexandra St George and placements co-ordinator Alex Leadley.
TEAM: Alexandra St George, left, and Alex Leadley of Skillset Screen Academy Wales
The pupils are part of the school's Filmclub scheme, a Film Agency for Wales and Skillset Screen Academy Wales
initiative to give children access to classic films.
Trainees, most of whom are BA and MA students chosen from the Skillset Screen Academy Wales
, are also given the opportunity to receive advice from business partners, and many students go on to form their own companies within the media industry.
Seven students from the Skillset Screen Academy Wales
(SSAW) and two tutors leave today on a two-week exchange to share filmmaking skills with Indian students and complete a 10-minute short film.
The film was created as the pair's graduation film from the Skillset Screen Academy Wales
(International Film School Wales) and they hope it will kick-start a promising career.