April 2011

The  BA and MA Journalism Programmes at Edinburgh Napier University have recently been ranked number 1 in Scotland and number 3 in the UK for graduate employability, with a very healthy 70%.  Edinburgh Napier’s success is featured in an article on the website, MediaNation, based on governm


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MA Screenwriting graduate David Bishop will have his third episode of the BBC1 drama series DOCTORS - called Get Smart - broadcast at 1.45pm on Friday November 25th, 2011. A week later he will be a guest speaker on the From Script to Screen module for this year’s MA Screenwriting cohort, talking about his work on continuing drama.

Screen Academy Film Directing student Jane McAllister was interviewed on the Radiocafe (BBC Scotland) on 7th April.

5 New Bridging the Gap Filmmakers selected for competition in 4 international Festivals this Spring
Tribeca, New York & Full Frame Film Festival, USA, Hotdocs, Toronto, Canada, Vision Du Reel, Nyon, Switzerland

Jill McKeagney and Jonah Sugden (both Edinburgh Napier BA2) have just had their music video accepted for the London Independent Film Festival. This was filmed in their own time earlier this trimester using Screen and Media Academy equipment.