BFI Film Academy 2017 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the fourth Aberdeen BFI Film Academy course, which runs from September 2017 until February 2018. Funded by the BFI and working in partnership with North East Scotland College and the Belmont Filmhouse, the prestigious course will include masterclasses from a range of professionals, culminating in the production of two short films. Participants are expected to commit to weekly sessions and occassional training and filming over weekends.

Date added: 01/09/2017

57 North Presents: Los Acousticos Bandidos

This week on 57° North Presents, we're delighted to feature Los Acousticos Bandidos! They appeared live on the show on Monday the 19th of June from 8-10pm, playing tracks of theirs, talking us through their careers and even treating u

Date added: 19/06/2017

My wonderful week of work at SHMU

Estelle Zarzoso joined us here at shmu for her work experience. Here is what she has to say about her time here... 

Date added: 16/06/2017

Youth media covers AIYF launch

On the 12th June 2017 Aberdeen International Youth Festival opened up its temporary exhibition (12th June- 5th August) for the first time in order to launch the kick-start of the AIYF festival. The pop up gallery was filled with a collection of artwork that represented a hot air balloon.

Date added: 13/06/2017

We are recruiting!

The shmu Employability Support Worker will deliver employability programmes across the shmuTRAIN Employability strand of the organisation, with the focus of developing employability skills and supporting participants in the transition into employment, education or training.

Date added: 11/06/2017

Youth Media team gain more Saltire Awards!

This month we have seen many of the Youth Media crew receiving certificates for their Saltire Awards!

Date added: 24/05/2017

57 North Presents: Daily Racket

This week on shmuFM, we're delighted to feature local indie/alternative rock band Daily Racket! They will appear live on 57 North Presents on Monday the 22

Date added: 22/05/2017

Shmu works with Zone Youth group to create film about gender pronouns

shmu staff have worked with Zone Youth, an Aberdeen based LGBT+ group, to create a short film about the importance of using correct gender pronouns. Young people in Zone Youth were able to develop ideas and create a script and storyboard with the support of shmu staff, as well as work together to create the film and learn film skills.

Date added: 16/05/2017

57 North Presents: Broadsea

This week on 57° North Presents, we're excited to feature local alt-rockers Broadsea! Tune in to the show on shmuFM from 8-10pm to hear three of their tracks, an interview with members of the band, and surely much more - including local music news.

Date added: 15/05/2017

Youth Media team shines a light on local festival

In February the Youth Media team visited the third annual Spectra Festival in Aberdeen City Centre as part of their continued coverage of Aberdeen's Collective Festivals. The group used their film training to create a short film documenting the exhibits at the festival, including a short interview with contributing artist Sara Stroud, which you can watch below:

Date added: 04/05/2017