What's coming in December: News from the CMS team

What's coming in December: News from the CMS team

While many people might start winding down in the run up to the big day, we’ve got way too much going on before Christmas arrives to be slowing down!

In our next installment of our monthly round-up blog, we’ll tell you a few nuggets of information that we think are exciting and informative! This is what we have coming up:

Pinewood will be our new home!
Firstly, we are very happy to share our news now it’s official that we will be moving our headquarters to Pinewood Studios in Iver Heath. We’re thrilled that we’re going to be among the beating heart of British film production, however we will also keep a base in Chiswick too. Watch this space for more info.

Courses
We’re going to be spending a big chunk of the month up in Glasgow running our hugely popular hair courses in the likes of Barbering, Hair Setting, Perfecting the Wave and Edwardian Period Hair. This isn’t the first time we’ve taken our courses to Glasgow and we can’t wait to be back there in the wonderful city. We’re also going to be back in London during December for a number of courses, including Costume Breaking Down with Jane Clive.

We are delighted that we have now secured lots of fantastic courses for January 2015, and are heading to Belfast with some hair and costume workshops too.

A course we are getting very excited about is our Stunts Rigging course with none other than world class stunt rigger/coordinator Kier Beck. He has worked on some huge films, including the Matrix films, Casino Royale, Sherlock Holmes and much more. His five-day course will take place at Pinewood Studios and will be the first of its kind in the UK. Watch out for a blog post to come with more details.

Our favourite published blog posts
Hopefully you will already be aware of some the wonderful coups we have on our blog in the form of exclusive Q&As! If you haven’t read them yet, take a look through our interviews with none other than Scottish film director and writer, Bill Forsyth; British actor Noel Clarke; and legendary costume designer and CMS tutor Jane Clive.

Behind the scenes video
We posted a YouTube video this month showing a little snapshot of what goes on on Creative Media Skills courses. We filmed on two of our recent courses in Manchester. Watch it here. 

Discounts
Don’t forget that we’re running a 10% discount for BECTU members on courses that run until the end of January. See details here.

Newsletter
And finally, sign up to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on any of our course announcement dates. 

We’re heading head first into Christmas and the New Year already, and we’re bursting with enthusiasm about what’s coming up (can you tell?!) We hope you all have a wonderful festive time and take whatever steps you need to at the start of 2015 in order to realise your dreams.

CMS x

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