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Lucy Eckersley - BA (Hons) Film & Screen Arts
“Arts University Plymouth was my first choice because of how creative an environment it is to learn in. There’s so much freedom on the film course to try anything you want, I definitely enjoyed being encouraged to get out of my comfort zone and try new things.”
Tom Kirkman - BA (Hons) Film & Screen Arts
“I’ve found my direction working in 16mm documentary and hand processing, so I really understand the process and medium of film. It offers ways of telling a story you can’t get with digital, however good you are at postproduction. I work with digital film for external work, though. Because the university is relatively small, it’s very intimate and you have access to all its facilities. Tutors from all subjects are happy to help – I’ve done metalwork, silkscreen and an interdisciplinary project that fed lots of new ideas into my film practice."
Tom German - BA (Hons) Film & Screen Arts
"Being here has really helped me to specify my interests. I now know what I’m into and why I’m into it. Before, I would find a film or filmmaker I liked and try to make my films look like theirs. I was interested in making stuff that looked good, but there was no real context behind them. Now, more of the ideas and inspiration come directly from me. I’m not afraid to do things my way."