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Media Futures - 2021/22

Date: 28 September 2021 and 30 November 2021
Time: 16:00

Booking and Further Information

Hosted by the School of Media & Communications at the University of Leeds, Media Futures events are held every Tuesday 4-5pm (during term time), with a wide range of talks and workshops planned to help develop students’ confidence and career prospects. Throughout the year, photographers, documentary film makers, journalists, and experts from the media industries will be giving talks and providing advice on going freelance, creating a successful business, as well as giving careers hints and tips.

Media Futures - Semester 1 2021/22
Please see attached 'Event Brochure' download for full details.

28th September - 'My Dad Wrote A Porno: From my kitchen table to 350m downloads'

5th October -'Strictly Come Chatting with Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing'

12th October - "It's good, but could you add a murder to the story?": Working as a New Screenwriter in the TV Industry

19th October - 'The Next Big Thing: How to make a living from TV ideas'

2nd November - 'Getting into AAA Game Audio'

9th November - 'Breaking the News in <280 Characters'

16th November - 'Does the Devil Wear Prada? Behind the scenes of a fashion magazine'

23rd November - BONUS TALK (10:30 - 11:30am) - 'How to Turn a Hobby into Millions'

23rd November - 'Making Films that Make a Difference'

30th November - 'Do You Want to Start a Career in TV'?


Please sign up via each individual event using the links provided above. Bookings will open 2 weeks in advance of the event.

Recordings (where available) can be viewed via the event pages linked above.



Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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