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Whati sPULSS? Hous e di nL J MU’ sRe dmondsBui l di ng, t heP r oduc t i on Uni ta tL i v e r pool S c r e e nS c hool a i mst o nds t ude nt s i nc r e di bl ewor koppor t uni t i e si nwhi c ht ode v e l op t he i r s k i l l sa nd, mor eof t e nt ha nnot , ge tpa i d! I nt hepa ge st ha tf ol l owwe ’ l l out l i nes omeof t he e x c i t i nga ndv a r i e dpr oj e c t sour s t ude nt sha v e unde r t a k e nt hr oughP UL S S . P a ul aBa i ne si st heP UL S SMa na ge r . Aswe l l a sha v i ng a ne x t e ns i v ebookof i ndus t r yc ont a c t s , P a ul a s t a y si nt ouc hwi t hL J MUAl umni t oma x i mi z et he oppor t uni t i e sa v a i l a bl et oc ur r e nts t ude nt s . S oi f y oul i k et hel ookof wha twedoa ndy ou ’ r e i nt e r e s t e di nr e c r ui t i ngour s t ude nt sf or r ol e si nt he me di a ,l m, T V , j our na l i s m, dr a maor s i mi l a r dr op P a ul aa ne ma i l t oda yv i ap. ba i ne s @l j mu. a c . uk

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I NTERNSHI PS

SOUNDCI TY T heS oundCi t yi nt e r ns hi pi soneof t hemos tpopul a r oppor t uni t i e soffe r e dt hr oughP UL S S . Onc eay e a r , t hi sunr i v a l l e df e s t i v a l br i ngsl i v emus i c a c t sf r om a r oundt hewor l dt oL i v e r pool ’ swa t e r f r ont . AndP UL S Ss t ude nt sa r et he r et oowor k i nga l ongs i de i ndus t r ypr of e s s i ona l st opr ov i dei nc r e di bl ev i de o c ont e nta nddoc ume ntt hee nt i r ee v e nt . P UL S Sr e c r ui t st heS oundCi t yl mi ngc r e wt ot a k eon t her ol e sof Ca me r aOpe r a t or s , E di t or s , P r oduc e r s , R unne r sa ndMot i onGr a phi cAr t i s t s . I nt e r msof k udosf or y our CV , i tdoe s n ’ tge tmuc h be t t e r t ha nt hi s !

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FI LMI NG

I f y ouha v eade s i r et obei nv ol v e di nc r e a t i ngmus i c v i de os , t he napl a c e me ntwi t hVi de oI nkc oul dbef or y ou.Vi de oI nki saMa nc he s t e r ba s e dpr oduc t i on c ompa nys pe c i a l i s i ngi nmus i cv i de osa nd e nt e r t a i nme ntpr omos . “ Wewor kwi t hot he r Uni v e r s i t i e sandL J MUha st he mos t pr e par e ds t ude nt s . T he y ’ r ec omf or t abl ewi t h t hee qui pme nt andt he i r t e c hni c al abi l i t yi sr e al l y good . ”ADAM BARKE R, Managi ngDi r e c t or , Vi de oI nk Ma nyP UL S Ss t ude nt sha v et a k e nupwor ke x pe r i e nc e oppor t uni t i e swi t ht hi sc ompa ny , s omeof whom ha v egoneont oga i npa i dwor k .

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Wi t h1 2 0y e a r sof hi s t or y , Vi c t or i aGa l l e r y&Mus e um gua r a nt e e sauni quee x pe r i e nc e , di s pl a y i nge v e r y t hi ng f r om nea r tt of a l s et e e t h!T hes t unni nga r c hi t e c t ur e a nda c ous t i c sof i t sbui l di ngma k ei tt hepe r f e c tl mi ng l oc a t i on.P UL S Ss t ude nt sha v el me dhe r eons e v e r a l oc c a s i onsf or v a r i ousl i v ee v e nt sa nde x hi bi t i ons . “ Ge t t i ngt heoppor t uni t yt ol mi nabui l di ngl i k e Vi c t or i aGa l l e r yi sa l wa y sapl e a s ur e .I t ’ sauni que l oc a t i onandwi l l l ookgr e a t onmys ho wr e e l . ” J ACKWARD, Me di aP r oduc t i on

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WORK EXPERI ENCE

“ ThePUL SSi nt e r nshav ebee naf ant as t i cpar toft hec r e w. The y’ v ec omei nwi t hapr of e s s i onal at t i t udeandbec omer e al me mbe r soft het e am. ”-NI CKJ ACKSON, Managi ngDi r ec t or , J ac kAl l 7


J a c k Al l P r oduc t i onsi saf a s t gr owi ngme di apr oduc t i on c ompa nyba s e di nt heBa l t i cT r i a ngl e . T he ypr oduc e v i de osf or c ha r i t i e s ,a ndha v ea l s owor k e dwi t ht hel i k e s of Me r c e de s Be nz , t heNa t i ona l He a l t hS e r v i c ea nd T heBe a t l e sS t or y . T heha v epr ov i de dma nyi nt e r ns hi pa ndwor ke x pe r i e nc e oppor t uni t i e sf or our s t ude nt s . “ I t ’ sr e al l ygr e at t hat wec anbr i dget hegapbe t we e n uni v e r s i t yandt hei ndus t r ywhi l ewe ’ r es t i l l l e ar ni ng . Hav i ngt he s eoppor t uni t i e spr e par e susf or ac ar e e r andgi v e sust hec on de nc et os uc c e e di na c ompe t i t i v ei ndus t r y . ”T I AMAEMI L L E R, F i l mS t udi e s

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WRI TI NG

PUBLI CATI ONS Doy ouha v ea a i r f or wr i t i ng?P UL S Sha s oppor t uni t i e sf or y out oo .He r ea r eac oupl eof e x a mpl e sof pa i dpr oj e c t swhi c hr e qui r e dwr i t i nga nd de s i gns k i l l s . F US E , t hene ws l e t t e r f or t heF a c ul t yof Ar t s , P r of e s s i ona l a ndS oc i a l S t udi e s , wa sr e s e a r c he d, wr i t t e n, e di t e da ndc ode s i gne dbys t ude nt s . Anot he r pr oj e c ts e e sj our na l i s ms t ude nt swor k i ng a l ongs i de l ms t ude nt st ode s i gnt hel a y out , t e x ta nd me di awi t hi na na c c e s s i bl ei nt e r a c t i v eHi ghe r E duc a t i onr e s our c et heAc t i onL e a r ni ngBe s t P r a c t i c eGui de .

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WRI TI NG

F US E

F a c ul t yofAr t s , Pr of es s i ona l a ndS oc i a l S t udi esNews “ I unde r t ookr ol e ss uc hasphot ogr aphe r , i nt e r vi e we rand c opywr i t e randde v e l opedmor ec on de nc ei nmyabi l i t i e s . ” CHEYENNEHANSEN, J our nal i s m

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AL UMNI

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AL UMNI

PULSSAL UMNI ABBYBRE NNANgr a dua t e df r om F i l mS t udi e sba c ki n 2 0 1 6a ndf oundP UL S St obei nv a l ua bl ei nde v e l opi ng he r s k i l l sa ndc ont a c t sa l ongs i dehe r a c a de mi cs t udi e s . Wor kt hr oughP UL S Sl e dt omor ewor kf or Abby . Whi c h t he nl e dt omor ewor k . Andmor e . Ongr a dua t i ng, Abbys e c ur e daj obwi t hl oc a l c ompa nyJ a c k Al l P r oduc t i ons . Cl i c k f or mor eonAbby ’ ss t or y . AL E XSTEVE NSONi saMe di aP r oduc t i ongr a dua t e . Al e xa ppl i e df or j us ta boute v e r y t hi ngonoffe r t hr ough P UL S Sa ndnowwor k sa saf r e e l a nc ev i de ogr a phe r . E v e na sagr a dua t e , Al e xc ont i nue st oma k eus eof P UL S S . Her e c e nt l ye mpl oy e ds omeof our s t ude nt st o wor kwi t hhi m onaj obf or t heL i v e r pool Mus e umsa nd Ga l l e r i e s . Cl i c k t ome e tAl e xa nd ndoutmor e .

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EQUI PMENT

F ACI LI TI ES L i v e r pool S c r e e nS c hool hous e ss omeof t hemos t s oughta f t e rpr oduc t i onk i ta r ound.

F r om t hef ul l ye qui ppe dTVs t udi ot opos t pr oduc t i on s ui t e soffe r i ngAv i d, F i na l CutP r oa ndAdobeCr e a t i v e Cl oud, t he r e ’ se v e r y t hi ngy ouc oul dpos s i bl yne e d. Andt he ns ome . me r a si nc l udeCa nonC1 0 0 s , S onyF S 1 0 0 s , ar a ngeof Ca Ca nonDS L Ra ndl e ns e sa l ongwi t ht r a c k sa ndt r i pods , dol l y sa ndaRoni nDJ I Gi mba l . I t ’ sa ni mpr e s s i v e s e l e c t i ont ha tt heS c hool t r ul ypr i de si t s e l f on. 13


ONL OCATI ON

S hotI nL i v er pool : Har r yPot t er , Sher l oc kHol mes , Capt ai n Amer i c a, Fl or enc eFos t erJ enki ns , F ant as t i cBeas t s& Wher eT oFi ndThem, PeakyBl i nder s , GoodCopa ndCi l l a.

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Fi l mi ngI n L I VE RPOOL

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I fi t ’ si ns pi r at i onyouneed, t her ear e hundr edsofr eas onswhyLi ver pool i saf ant as t i cc i t yt ol mi n.

Y ous ett hef or egr ound&l et L i v er pool t akec ar eoft he bac kgr oundwi t hourt op5 l oc at i ons :

Fi l mf r om t het opofEver t onPar kt o appr ec i at et hec i t yi nal l i t sgl or yand s eeal l t hebui l di ngsandbr i ghtl i ght s t hatmakeupourc i t y .Cl os ert ohome, t het op oorofRedmondsBui l di ng hasgr eatvi ewst oo!

-UNESCOdes i gnat edWor l d Her i t ageSi t ei n2004

Li ver pool i spl anni ngamas s i venew l ms t udi owhi c hwi l l at t r ac teven mor ebi gpr oduc t i onc ompani es t ol m her e.

i val l edar c hi t ec t ur e -Unr i nc l udi ngt hef amous3Gr ac es -HopeSt r eeti st heonl ys t r eet i nEur opet hathast wo c at hedr al s ! -Mos tl i s t edpar ksand c emet er i esout s i deoft he api t al ! c -Ant onyGor ml ey’ sAnot her Pl ac e

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FI LMMAKI NG

P UL S Si s n ’ ta l l a boutwor k , wor k , wor k . T heF i l mma k e r sCl ubi sac ha nc et ome e tl i k e mi nde d pe opl ef r om a c r os sa l l t heL S Sc our s e sa nda ppl yf or as ma l l pr oduc t i onf undt oge tl msma de . We ’ r ei nt e r e s t e di nt hos epe opl ewhoha v eabur ni ngde s i r e t or e a l i s eac r e a t i v ev i de opr oj e c t . S odi goutt ha tol ds c r i pt . Dus ti toff. Comet oa nF MCme e t i nga ndr a l l yac r e w. T he n c omea ndt a l kt ous .

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FI LMMAKI NG

“ I wasde t e r mi nedt os t ar tmaki ngs ome l ms . I hadwr i t t e nmy s c r i pt sands pok e nwi t hPaul aatPUL SS. The yhe l pedmewi t h equi pme ntandc onnec t edmewi t hs omegr e ats t ude nt sand al umni whowe r eamas s i v ehe l pi nt he l mmaki ngpr oc e s s . ” . J AYCUNNI NGHAM, MASc r ee nwr i t i ng J a y’ sl m KeenasMus t ar dhasr ec ei v edoffic i al s el ec t i onand wi l l bes c r eeneda taHol l ywoodf es t i v al .

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MONEYMATTERS

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AtP UL S Sour a i mi st os uppor ts t ude nt si n ndi ngv a l ua bl e , pr of e s s i ona l oppor t uni t i e st ode v e l opt he i r s k i l l sa nd e nha nc et he i r e mpl oy a bi l i t y . Whe r epos s i bl eP UL S Swi l l t r y a nd ndwor kt ha te i t he r pa y sy ouf or y our t i meor t ha twe t hi nkwoul dbepr i c e l e s sony our CV . F or a l l r ol e s , y ou ’ l l ha v ea c c e s st ot heS c r e e nS c hool ’ s i ndus t r y s t a nda r de qui pme nta ndf a c i l i t i e s . He r e ’ sa ne a s ygui det ot her ol e soffe r e d… I fy ou’ r ea s k e dt owor kf orf r e e … Y ou ’ l l onl ye v e r bea s k e dt owor kf or f r e ei f t hec ompa ny r e qui r i ngy our s k i l l si sanot f or pr o tor ga ni s a t i on. Whe ny ou a r e n ’ tbe i ngpa i de mpl oy e r sc a nnoti mpos ede a dl i ne sor ma k ede ma ndsof y our t i me . I t ’ sa ty our ownpa c ea ndt he oc usi sony oude v e l opi ngy our s k i l l s . Y ou ’ r ea l s of r e et o f wi t hdr a wf r om t hea gr e e me nta ta nyt i me . T he r e ’ sawa gea v a i l a bl e … Y ou ’ l l a c t ua l l ybege t t i ngac ha nc et oe a r nwhi l s ty oul e a r n. Bute mpl oy e r swi l l ber e mi nde dt ha ty oua r es t i l l l e a r ni ng. T he P UL S SMa na ge r wi l l bea r oundt oe ns ur ea l l ne got i a t i ons r e ga r di ngmone yr e ma i nf a i r a ndde a dl i ne sa c hi e v a bl e . Af t e r t ha ti t ’ sov e r t oy ou; P UL S Swon ’ ti nt e r f e r ewi t h na nc i a l a r r a nge me nt s . Asy ou ’ r ege t t i ngpa i d, e mpl oy e r swi l l s e t r e a l i s t i cde a dl i ne sa ndout c ome swi t hy oua ndwi l l l i k e l y ha v eabr i e f .


Abi gpr oduc t i onc ompa nyne e dsi nt e r ns … I nc r e di bl eoppor t uni t i e sl i k et hi sdooc c a s i ona l l yl a ndont he P UL S SMa na ge r ’ sde s k . Mor eof t e nt ha nnott he y ’ r ee a r ma r k e d f or t hemor ee x pe r i e nc e ds t ude nt ss t ude nt swhot he P UL S SMa na ge r k nowsa r er e l i a bl ea ndbr i l l i a nt . Y ou ’ l l s or tpa y me ntoutbe t we e ny our s e l v e sa ndt hee mpl oy e r butt heP UL S SMa na ge r wi l l beonha ndt odoi ni t i a l i nt r oduc t i onsa ndhe l pwi t hs c he dul i nga ndr e s pons i bi l i t i e s .

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Ane mpl oy e rne e dsaf a s ta ndpr of e s s i ona l t ur na r ound… T heP UL S SMa na ge r l i k e st ok e e pa ne y eonour a l umni a st he y v e nt ur eouti nt ot hei ndus t r y . Ma nye s t a bl i s ht he ms e l v e sa s k e ypl a y e r si nt heNor t hWe s t . T he s eguy sa r er e a l l ygooda nd t he i r e x pe r i e nc ei sof t e nunr i v a l l e d. f y ou ’ r eac ur r e ntor pr os pe c t i v es t ude ntt he ndon ’ tpa ni c . I Al umni of t e ne mpl oyc ur r e nts t ude nt st owor konpr oj e c t si n s uppor t i ngr ol e s . P a y me nt s , de a dl i ne s , a nda l l t hes ma l l pr i nt wi l l bea gr e e dbe t we e nt hea l umni a ndt hee mpl oy e r . T he y k nowwha tt he y ’ r edoi ngnowa ndwi l l bewe l l pr e pa r e d. Pl e a s edon’ tf or ge ty oura c a de mi cwor k… Al t hought heoppor t uni t i e spr ov i de dbyP UL S Sa r ea ma z i ng, don ’ tf or ge tt ha ty ou ’ r ea tt heS c r e e nS c hool t os t udya ndy our c our s e wor k , e x a msa ndl e c t ur e sMUS Tt a k epr e c e de nt . Mor eque s t i ons ? P l e a s ege ti nt ouc hwi t ht heP UL S SMa na ge r P a ul aBa i ne s : p. ba i ne s @l j mu. a c . ukor 0 1 5 12 3 14 7 1 4

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MeetTheT eam

Thi smagaz i newasf undedus i ngLJ MUL ear ni ngandT eac hi ngI nt er ns hi pF und. PUL SSr ec r ui t edt hi st eam t os howc as et het ypesofoppor t uni t i esSc r een Sc hool s t udent sunder t ake. “ Thei nt e r ns hi pwasadv e r t i s e dt hr ought hePUL S S F ac e bookpageandourUni v e r s i t ye mai l ac c ount s . I we ntf ori tandwasc hos e nt owor kwi t hagr e at t e amt opr oduc et hi smagaz i ne . ”

MARKWI LSON, Pr oj e c tManage r , F i l mS t udi e s / Cr e at i v eWr i t i ng

“ I de c i de dt oputmyj our nal i s ms ki l l st ot het e s tandappl y f ort hi spr oj e c t . Hav i ngt hec hanc et ogai ne x t r a e x pe r i e nc ef ormyCVhasbe e ngr e at . I ’ v ee nj oy e dwor ki ng wi t ht het e amt oc r e at es ome t hi ngt obepr oudof . ” AMYSHI RTCLI FFE, J our nal i s m

“ I ’ v ebe e naPUL S Sadv oc at ef ort hr e ey e ar snow, andt hi s pr oj e c tr e al l yt oppe doffmyuni v e r s i t yr e l at i ons hi pwi t h t heuni t . I tf e e l sgoodt ogi v ebac kaf t e ral l of t heamaz i ng pr oj e c t sI ’ v ebe e ni nv ol v e dwi t h. ” ETHANWOODROOFE, Vi de ogr aphe r , Me di aPr oduc t i on

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“ We ’ v ef oundt e nt hous andj obsf ors t ude nt s i nt hel as tv ey e ar s ”-PAULABAI NES, PUL SSManage r 22


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