My tales of a TFTI student – exploring the TV facilities

Hi, I’m Vlad! I’m in my second year studying Film and Television Production at the University of York. What I love most about the course is just how creative and inventive everything is, not just the content of the lectures, but also the teaching methods themselves. Studying in the Department of Film, TV and Interactive Media (TFTI) can be both challenging and rewarding – often at the same time! In this blog I will tell you about the TV facilities here at York and my experience with them across a variety of roles. I will also share some useful tips about working in the studios and a few anecdotes about the ingenious ways we were taught certain skills. The studio sessions were the highlight of my week and I hope you’ll share my excitement when you begin your courses!

Filming the science of seabed recovery

To promote some of York’s great research, I travelled to the Isle of Arran to film a mini documentary about a ten-year research project that has seen a dramatic revival in marine life.

Three things to look forward to about Film and TV at York

Working with industry-standard equipment One of the reasons that makes studying at York so compelling is the industry-standard equipment and facilities that York boasts! From RED Cameras and Steadicams to sound mixing rooms and Foley suites: York has everything you need to make the best content possible. In fact, the state-of-the-art building cost £30 million … Continue reading Three things to look forward to about Film and TV at York

Let’s go to the movies…

As I write this, I have just got back from photographing designer jewellery, clothes, and a shirt signed by tennis champion, Novak Djokovic, in a girl’s Goodricke bedroom. The items are all being entered into a charity auction to raise money for various refugee causes, as part of fashion event, The Northern Youth. The show … Continue reading Let’s go to the movies…