I have taught media production in the HE sector and been an external examiner nationally and internationally since 2005. My focus has
been to develop practice-based media courses, set live client briefs and create mechanisms to generate 'real world learning'. One example of
this approach was to establish the media production company in 2007, Solent Productions, as part of Solent University.
A showreel from Solent Productions of some of work produced for clients which have created significant opportunities for students and graduates to develop their professional media skills alongside the curriculum.
In 2009 Emily Eavis created this new area at Glastonbury. In this short film she describes the thinking behind the highest site at the festival, described as a wonderland for those seeking an escape from the hubbub of "downtown".
Some highlights of the last few months of Solent TV's web broadcasting channel, one of the flagship innovations from Solent Productions. All work produced here is by students as part of their studies.
For the past decade, Glastonbury Festival has been a major client for Solent Productions. We work alongside the BBC each year at Worthy Farm.
To mark the 30th Anniversary of The Battle of the Beanfield, a short documentary telling the dramatic story of the clash between police and new age travellers in 1985 near Stonehenge.
For a wider selection of work made by students for Glastonbury Festivals, see Glastonbury Goers.
The inside story of one of the most eclectic fields at Glastonbury, told by musicians, performers and punters, and capturing the magic that is Avalon.