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21
Mar

The Student Film Festival 2017 Launches on Thursday

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The Student Film Festival returns to Union Films this Thursday.

The student-led event is set to begin at 18:00, featuring screenings from the sixteen shortlisted films at the black tie evening.

There are ten awards up for grabs including:

🎬 Best Film

🎬 Audience Award

🎬 Best Director

🎬 Best Editor

🎬 Best Cinematography

🎬 Best Actress

🎬 Best Actor

🎬 Best Music

🎬 Best Sound

🎬 Best Screenplay

The films will be judged by a panel of students and lecturers from the University’s Film Department including: Hollie Geraghty (Film Editor for The Edge), Ben Robins (Film graduate from the … Read the rest

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24
Nov

Creative Industries Careers Sessions – new events added

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Monday sees the start of Creative Industries Careers Sessions – a host of events and networking opportunities to help give you a step towards your chosen career in the Creative Industries and we have added more events to the programme!

Are you interested in a career in the Creative Industries? Whether you want to become an artist, writer, actor or you are interested in the technical side of production and behind-the-scenes work, we are here to help.

Browse our events below and make sure you pre-register for all sessions on our Eventbrite (all sessions are free).

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14
Nov

SUSUtv and Wessex Films win seven awards at Southampton Film Festival

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Massive congratulations to SUSUtv and Wessex Films for winning a total of seven awards for their films submitted as part of the Exposure Filmmakers 48 Hour Film Challenge at last month’s Southampton Film Week.

SUSUtv has been awarded ‘Best Editor’ for their submission Sentence of Sentience that tells the story of an AI who is given 24 hours to live as a human.

Wessex Films took home six awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best SFX, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Twenty teams of up to six crew members were given 48 hours to create a short film … Read the rest

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02
Nov

Enjoy world-class press opportunities with The Edge

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Our very own entertainment magazine The Edge, attended press conference for The Light Between Oceans with Director Derek Cianfrance and Hollywood A-listers, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.
The conference, held at Claridges, was organised prior to the European premiere of the film in central London to discuss the film’s themes, genre and performance.
Editor of the student-run magazine and University of Southampton BA Film and English student, Anneka Honeyball, attended the film’s press conference. She says, “Sitting on the front row as I watched two of my favourite actors in the flesh was just amazing. As an aspiring journalist, … Read the rest

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27
Sep

Pure Imagination: Ice Cream Social

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Enter a world of pure imagination with chocolatey treats and indulgent ice cream in the ultimate Freshers’ chill out.

Ice cream and films are some of life’s greatest pleasures, so for Freshers’ this year we thought, why not combine the two and give you a great 1950’s themed night to remember! Everyone enjoys chilling out (see what we did there) and relaxing, so this 1950s inspired night is a great way of having a fun, calm night to help you rest up ready for our other Freshers’ favourites. And for the real cherry on the top – we’re offering this … Read the rest

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23
Sep

The Edge and SUSUtv launch an exciting new screenplay competition

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The Edge Editor, Anneka Honeyball talks to us about an exciting new screenplay competition in this week’s blog takeover…

Are you a budding screenwriter with some time on your hands this summer? Do you have an idea for a short film that you’d love to see realised by two national award-winning media departments? Well, if so, you’re in luck because The Edge and SUSUtv have teamed up to launch an exciting new screenplay competition!

As two of the most entertainment-based Union groups on campus, we love seeing new stories and ideas brought to life for others to enjoy – which … Read the rest

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09
Aug

Free sports, Karaoke and films for you

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If you’re a Pre-Sessional student, or you’re staying in Southampton this summer, we have plenty of free events that you can get involved in. Here’s what’s you can look forward to this week.

Tuesday 09 August – Snooker

  • 17.30-20.00
  • Level 3, Building 42, Highfield campus

They say the centre of the table is your friend, but in our case, you’ll be the centre of your social circle with our free snooker night. Meet us at the entrance to the Union and we’ll show you the way.

Wednesday 10 August – Badminton and Basketball

  • 19:00 – 22:00
  • Jubilee Sports Hall
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06
Apr

SUSUtv have been highly commended for two NaSTA Awards

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Our very own student-led television station, SUSUtv, have been Highly Commended at this year’s NaSTA (National Student Television Association) Awards.

The team were recognised for Best Live coverage for this year’s SUSU Elections Night Live and Engineering student Will Garside was Highly Commended for Best Documentary Award for Radar – Britain’s Shield, about the history of the spitfire and its first flight from Southampton airport. Garside’s documentary has previously Best Direction award at the SUSUtv Student Film Festival.

The NaSTA awards have been considered a prestigious accolade to student media outlets for over forty years. As well as … Read the rest

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13
Nov

The Mockingjay is landing at Union Films

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It’s here – the fourth and final movie in the epic Hunger Games franchise: Mockingjay – Part 2.

And now you can see it for a fraction of the price, courtesy of our very own Union Films.

The action kicks off with a midnight showing next Thursday, the same date the film is released to UK cinemas, with a marathon of screenings running every day up until 3rd December. So there’s absolutely no excuse to miss out!

Tickets cost just ÂŁ4 or, if you have an Autumn or Premiere Pass, feel free to attend every showing for no cost at … Read the rest

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24
Oct

This Week at Union Films: The Age of Adaline and Ant-Man

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Union Films, the student run cinema operating from within the Union building, have already shown some great films this week including Terminator Genisys and Ted 2, kicking off what is a great week for cinema.

First up tomorrow at 5pm is The Age of Adaline, a romantic fantasy film about a 29 year old lady who, after recovering from a nearly lethal accident, finds out she is no longer growing older. Starring Blake Lively and Harrison Ford, it’s a sweet tale that you shouldn’t miss!

If you’re more into action and superheroes, then afterwards at 8pm is Ant-Man, … Read the rest

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