1. Adam Washington - Audio & Video Showreel

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    Hi i’m Adam Washington, a second year student at Salford University, studying BSc (Hons) Professional Sound and Video Technology at MediaCityUK, a degree that teaches the key aspects of modern media production.

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    • Adrian Woolard & Ian Forrester: BBC Connected Studio & Launch of the Perceptive Radio

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      The BBC's Adrian Woolard gives us the backstory and a progress report on the BBC's move to Salford Quays as well as on the new Future Media initiative - Connected Studio - which has a fund of up to £1Million available to invest in both early stage concepts and pilots. Also in this talk, Ian Forrester launches the first operational prototype of the Perceptive Radio. Ian's current research is into the area of Future Narrative and Storytelling, with a technology he calls Perceptive Media. Perceptive Media aims to mash broadcast technologies with personal electronics and the Internet in order to create a more visceral and compelling experience. The Perceptive Radio is it's first physical manifestation. His demo got worldwide coverage via BBC News and The Next Web among many other outlets. Ian was one of the first BBC employees to make the leap from London to Manchester, where he works for the BBC's R&D north lab. The Thinking Digital Conference showcases exceptional talent from the worlds of technology, science, business, media and the arts. The Guardian, Metro Newspaper, The Next Web and Microsoft's Chief Storyteller have all described the Thinking Digital experience as being similar to a UK version of the highly prestigious TED Conference. The next Thinking Digital takes place 20 -22 May 2014. For more information visit http://www.thinkingdigital.co.uk

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      • Alex Fenton Presents the Hive at IMAE-2010

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        The Hive is a web2.0, showcasing tool for creative people and students. This presentation is all about it and was presented and showcased at the IMAE-2010 event at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester centre on the evening of Dec 7th 2010. The crowd and installations filled the room and attendees made merry with festive cheer and interacted with the installations. People also participated virtually by tweeting, interacting with people remotely in the virtual world of Second Life and left voice messages using Ipadio.

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        • A moonlit Bonfire Night, Nov 2011

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          Bonfire Night means fireworks, and if you watch the horizon during this, you'll see thousands of tiny sparkles and starbursts over Manchester… Shot from MediaCityUK in Salford. In the foreground is the Lowry Theatre, and the Imperial War Museum in the North is the jagged building to the right. In the mid-distance is Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium, and behind it, most of South Manchester. I tried hard to keep the moon in the frame… love the way it arcs across the sky, even as the sun sets and an ever-thicker pall of smoke from thousands of fireworks and bonfires fills the night sky. Shot with a GoPro Hero2 over about five hours. You really should watch this in HD for maximum pleasure…

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          • 'A Talent for... Fashion!'

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            University of Salford - First Year - BA TV & Radio Production Short documentary featuring final year fashion student, Angela Lameira.

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            • AVALANCHE

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              Film for our second year video production module. Links to others who worked on this project; Sam Picton - https://vimeo.com/user16258970 Morgan Royle -

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              • BATAR 2 minute Drama project final edit

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                Slightly different from the original one, but this is the piece I submitted for Uni. First year BA TV and Radio project at the University of Salford. The project was to re-create a scene from several scripts. I chose to film the Dinner Scene from American Beauty, originally written by Alan Ball. You can see that one here: youtube.com/watch?v=ED7_y4jETo0 Now, obviously I didn't have the same budget etc, but this project is about our interpretations of the script, so this is how I've done the scene. The first shot is really out of focus, however it did appear correct on the monitor during filming. I'm toying with the idea of bullshitting "artistic" reasoning, saying something like since there's no tension between the characters in this shot, it shows a relatively happy family... and since they're anything but happy and content, it's blurring reality, thus the shot is intentionally blurred. I've got this art shit nailed. The colour correction & exposure isn't perfect or consistent, it's been quite frustrating to be honest.. The sun kept changing haha. Guess it's just a matter of more practise. Or in the future, getting a professional or anyone better than me to do it. :P The sound may need a few touch ups too. Let me know what you think of it so far. I'm back in editing on Monday to re-edit / burn to DVD, so might as well use the weekend to get some feedback. A BIG thank you to Joshua Elgar-Chetwyn, Louise Froggatt, Steven Quinn, and Charlotte Wilkins for everything you guys did on this film. Was great working with you! I'd recommend working with any of them, feel free to send me anything you want me to pass on to them.

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                • BBC Philharmonic Maestro

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                  Forming part of the Music Boxes exhibition at MediaCityUK for the Manchester International Festival, Maestro was developed by magneticNorth using Microsoft Kinect technologies and lets the audience control the tempo and dynamic of the orchestra using nothing but their hands, just like a conductor. Using razor sharp HD video and 3D surround sound, the audience are given an immersive and fun opportunity to conduct the famous orchestra. The concept and initial prototype was first created by the BBC R&D team who partnered with mN to develop the user experience, design and technical solution. This is the latest in a string of BBC projects from magneticNorth, including Desert Island Discs and The Proms 2011. http://www.mNatwork.com

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                  • BBC The Lab Stargazing LIVE Flash Animations

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                    Flash animations produced at the BBC Lab for Stargazing LIVE. The animations were made by various school children from around the UK.

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                    • BBC The Lab Stargazing LIVE Music Documentary

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                      Young people from Pendleton college attended Jodrell Bank to record some sounds from space. These sounds were then used to make a music track. This documentary is their journey and was filmed by students from Salford University and produced in conjunction with The BBC Lab.

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