Established in 2007, Solent Productions is Southampton Solent University's media production company, with a mission to:
generate thousands of hours of professional experience for students every year
win commissions for broadcast, corporate and charity work from internal and external clients
explore new technologies and platforms, including web broadcasting, low cost OB, live streaming, VR and AR
embed professional practice and research into the curriculum through a series of short units
Glastonbury Festivals Ltd are one of Solent Productions most established clients. Working alongside the BBC, students record live
performances, shoot news and make documentaries. Content is sent across the world from the site to news agencies and broadcasters.
Tony Steyger heads up Solent Productions and the Glastonbury project as Supervising Producer.
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.
In 2007 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's web broadcasting channel, one of the flagship innovations from Solent Productions. All work produced here is by students as part of their studies.
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.
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.