BFI Film Academy 2018 - Apply Now!

Building on the success of the last four years, Station House Media Unit (shmu) is once again working in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI), Creative Scotland, North East Scotland College and the Belmont Fimhouse to deliver Aberdeen’s fifth BFI Film Academy course - and recruitment is now open.

Date added: 27/08/2018

57 North Presents: Jon Davie

Well-known Aberdeen rock musician Jon Davie was left paralysed after an accident last September.

After spending nine months in hospital in Glasgow, he’s now back in Aberdeen where he’s receiving further treatment, and we’re delighted to welcome him in for a chat as this week’s guest on 57 North Presents for what promises to be a very special show.

Date added: 06/07/2018

57 North Presents: Vansleep

Indie-rock four-piece Vansleep formed near Aberdeen in late 2016, and their debut single ‘Get Up’, released in May, has been a success on music streaming services.

Date added: 26/06/2018

57 North Presents: Mississippi Mule

Mississippi Mule is the new blues project from Fraser Coull, sometime co-host of the 57 North Presents show.

Date added: 20/06/2018

Young people to take part in arts survey

Shmu and other leading arts and cultural organisations in Aberdeen will be encouraging young people aged 0-29 to take part in a survey on the arts on Thursday 21st June.

The ‘One Day’ survey is a chance for all young people across Aberdeen to use their voice and have their views heard about the arts to help shape the city’s future plans.

Date added: 19/06/2018

57 North Presents: Forest Fires

Forest Fires are an Aberdeen-based indie-rock band who played their first show in 2011.

Date added: 15/06/2018

Youth Media summer programme

The Youth Media team at shmu are gearing up for an exciting summer, with a jam-packed programme ahead for new members!

Date added: 12/06/2018

And I would walk 500 miles…

Members of the shmuCREW took part in the Aberdeen Kiltwalk at the start of June to help raise funds for shmu.

Natalie, Frieda and Laura tackled the Big Stroll from Milton of Crathes to Duthie Park and Michelle took part in the Wee Wander from Cults back to the park.

Date added: 07/06/2018

Youth Media at MayFest

On Saturday the 26th of May members of shmu’s Youth Media Team were invited to take part in a science panel called Science on the Spot as part of the 2018 May Festival. We showcased a film we produced as part of British Science Week back in March and got to post questions to several scientists.

Date added: 06/06/2018

Radio Course Number 9 Completed at HMP Grampian

Over the past 12 weeks, nine participants have been taking part in the Radio Broadcasting course at the creative media unit in HMP Grampian. The national progression award in Radio Broadcasting at SCQF level 5 is an introduction to radio production. Shmu & SPS staff support the prisoners through the course, giving them skills in radio broadcasting. It is made up of four units;

Date added: 05/06/2018