Media Culture and Practice

transmedia, games, and Dr Who

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21Feb2012
Third year students on the Games Simulation and Media module were treated on Monday to a fascinating presentation by Iain Tweedale, Head of Interactive and Learning at BBC Wales. Taking the Dr Who franchise as his focus, Iain explored the current transmedia nature of popular media production and narrative, linking the TV series, websites, international marketing and - particularly - the downloadable Dr Who Adventure Games.


social media (culture & practice)

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19Feb2012






graduate story: the Passion of Malé

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18Feb2012
Maria Alejandra Lujan Escalante (Malé) graduated in 2008. She has just finished her MA Media Practice and Culture (also at UWE). The photos below are of her final project, installed at the Pervasive Media Studio last week, which draws on Santeríaa syncretic religion of her native Venezuela.


graduate story

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09Feb2012
George did a joint honours degree with Film Studies. He now runs his own production company:


http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/cahe/creativeindustries/aboutus/studentviews/alumni/george.aspx

graduate story

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09Feb2012
Cat, a recent graduate, describes her experience of the degree:


http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/cahe/smj/aboutus/studyinghere/studentprofiles/catspooner.aspx

graduate internships

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04Feb2012
Hear Max, a recent Media graduate, talk about his experience of graduate internships supported by UWE:

fieldwork in consumer culture

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03Feb2012
Level 2 ethnographic and experiential research in the field (Cabot Circus shopping centre), October 2010:


techno-history

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03Feb2012
Games, Simulation and Media students research historic developments in console design and player technics:

industry speakers

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03Feb2012
The level 3 module Games, Simulation & Media will host two guest speakers this term. They are both at the cutting edge of the transmedia ecology of games and media today.

Ian Tweedale of the BBC will talk about: Converting TV IP into Games: The Doctor Who Adventure Games

Tomas Rawlings of Red Wasp Design will run a workshop on rapid prototyping for games production. Red Wasp's latest game for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has just been released: Call of Cthulu: the wasted land.

level 1 video: Vagabond

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02Feb2012
A conventional cautionary tale, or a manipulation of cause, effect, the present and the future?