Thursday, March 15, 2018

CAA Careers: SE10 Film Festival - Applications now being accepted

The SE10 Film Festival has been set up by film students at the University of Greenwich; it 'aims to collaborate and unite students and film enthusiasts around Great Britain to celebrate the works and talents of young artists of today and tomorrow.'

The festival is a one day event, held on the 12th May,  and will include special guest speakers, live screenings of your films and presentation of awards.  It is open to any student currently resident in the UK, and can include coursework or personal work, with a maximum running length of 15 minutes.

This would be a great opportunity for you to get your work out to a wider audience, and is something extra to add to your CV !  Submit your entries HERE

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

FAO Everyone: Visiting Lecturer / Freelance Creature Designer Tim Napper / Friday 23rd March @ 4.30pm

Some exciting news, ladies and gentlemen...  On Friday 23rd March we have a special guest lecturer paying the CAA base room a visit for some show and tell  - Tim Napper, freelance creature designer and concept artist - the talent behind those extraordinary crystal foxes in Star Wars - The Last Jedi. You can see Tim talking about his designs for Star Wars in this little featurette.  Need I say your attendance is mandatory?  

Tim Napper @ 4.30pm / Friday March 23rd / CAA Baseroom

CAA One-A-Day: Slurpy Studios / Royal Observatory Greenwich / British Science Week

Three cute educative films made for the Royal Observatory Greenwich for British Science Week - our CAA year 1 students should take a look at these in terms of engaging use of typography, imaginative transitions and keeping the educational stuff nice and pacy...

FAO CAA Yr 1: Contexts / Adaptation Supplementary Reading

Some supplementary Contexts stuff courtesy of Kath...


Marvel Comics

Black Panther

Peter Rabbit

Beatrix Potter

A Wrinkle in Time


Key Reading :


adaptation | The Chicago School of Media Theory

Adaptation, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, has a plurality of meanings and applications, most of which allude to the process of changing to suit an ...

Adaptations: From Text to Screen, Screen to TextPaperback– 24 Jun 1999

by Deborah Cartmell (Editor),‎ Imelda Whelehan (Editor)

Adaptation Revisited TV and the classic novel by Sarah Cardwell

Genre Theory

An Introduction to Genre Theory

An Introduction to Genre Theory 3 another approach to describing genres which is based on the psycholinguistic concept of prototypical-ity. According to this approach ...

Monday, March 12, 2018

CAA Yr 1: Contexts / Kath's Sign-Up Slots For Thursday's One-to-One Tutorials

Below are the remaining time-slots available for one-to-ones with Kath Abiker this Thursday morning. If you haven't put your name against a time, then please do so by leaving a comment on this post with your name and the time by the end of tomorrow.  The tutorials are taking place in the Sound Recording studio at the end of the Lwr 4th corridor.   Many thanks.

  • 9.30-9.40             
  • 9.40-9.50            Ollie
  • 9.50-10.00          
  • 10.00-10.10        Alfie
  • 10.10-10.20       
  • 10.20-10.30       
  • 10.30-10.40        Frankie
  • 10.40-10.50        Tia
  • 10.50-11.00        Juanjo
  • 11.15-11.25        Annie
  • 11.30-11.40        Dante
  • 11.40-11.50        Meg
  • 11.50-12.00        Filipe
  • 12.10-12.20        Adri 
  • 12.20-12.30        Francis
  • 12.30-12.40        Emily
  • 12.40-12.50        Georgia

CAA One-A-Day: Volumes