Current MA CCI student Aki Koike, who is doing her internship at the Barbican, has been getting involved with organising the new exhibition entitled The Surreal House. The exhibition focuses on visual arts, film, architecture and surrealism and will include events such as: House of Fear Thu 8, July 6.30pm and Le Corbusier and Surrealism,… Continue reading MA CCI student Aki Koike gets involved in The Surreal House exhibition
Join the MA CCI Alumni group on LinkedIn!
Dear friends, colleagues, mates, acquaintances, comrades; past, present and future students: we invite you all to join our MA CCI Alumni group on LinkedIn, in order to exchange experiences, divulge internship and job opportunities, or discuss about whatever you fancy. And it's free to register. Spread the word!
Natascha Piechowski helps organise Jonathan Delafield Cook preview
MA CCI student Natascha Piechowski is helping to organise the private preview of Jonathan Delafield Cook's Birdwatching as part of her internship placement at the Houldsworth Gallery on 1st July.
The Nobel Corinne
Congratulations to current MA CCI student Corinne Mathieu on turning her internship in to a full time job with the Nobel Foundation's official website. Nobel Web is the London-based subsidiary that manages and maintains the Nobel Foundations official website, Nobelprize.org. This features information on every Nobel Prize since 1901, including the winners, lectures, interviews, photographs,… Continue reading The Nobel Corinne
The Problem With PowerPoint
As we celebrate 25 years of PowerPoint, there's a terrific article on the BBC news magazine website that reminds us that there's a problem with the ubiquitous presentations: "They're often boring". To read more -and especially in avance of MA CCI internship presentations- go to: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8207849.stm There are lots of tips -and painfully frank comments… Continue reading The Problem With PowerPoint
We are delighted to welcome Fernanda Fain-Binda as new member of the CMCI team. Fernanda, a Londoner whose family come from Argentina, has already brought enthusiasm and dedication to the new post of Arts and Media Liaison Officer, a role that will build on our existing strong relations with the cultural and creative industries. She’ll… Continue reading Welcome, Fernanda
Starstruck MA CCI students and Focus Features interns Tamara Mikaberidze and Jessica Kwan had the opportunity on 23 July to attend an exclusive after party following the UK premiere of Quentin Tarantino's new film Inglourious Basterds in Leicester Square. Tamara writes: "There’s nothing like a good war film to get the blood pumping and Tarantino's… Continue reading Inglourious Moments
Signs of the Times
We are fully into the internship season for the MA in CCI, with students all over London and beyond. This also means that CMCI staff have been visiting students at their places of work -and finding out how they, their companies and their bosses have been getting on with each other! We have students at… Continue reading Signs of the Times
“What Happens Next”?
The German Embassy in London has contacted Lost in CCI to tell us about a competition with prizes of work placements in the arts, media and communications in Germany. It’s open to students in all subject areas, and you don’t have to speak German! What you have to do is imagine an encounter between a… Continue reading “What Happens Next”?
The Adman Commeth
Our friends at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) are launching their Summer School 2008, which includes work experience in a top London agency. The summer school will run during summer 2008. It's mostly aimed at undergraduates, but we are assured that MA CCI students are more than welcome to apply. In addition to… Continue reading The Adman Commeth
New and Improved Advertising Newsletter
Any CCI students interested in a career in advertising should check out the latest edition of AdStudent, the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising's online newsletter. This provides students with tips, insights and opportunities on how to get into the advertising industry, and what to expect when you get there! This edition also contains details of… Continue reading New and Improved Advertising Newsletter
Special offer – East Asian theatre in London
Next week an independent theatre company, Yellow Earth, which specialises in bringing East Asian theatre to the UK, will be putting on a new production at the Oval House Theatre in London (near Oval tube station in zone two). One of our MA CCI students, Sasha Taylor (part-time year two), has been heavily involved in… Continue reading Special offer – East Asian theatre in London
We are most amused
Current MA CCI student Chiara Meloni wrote to invite readers of Lost in CCI to a range of events at the Shoreditch Festival, where she is doing her internship. This festival is produced by Shoreditch Trust, a community-run regeneration agency. Chiara recommended in particular Victorian Values, performed by the Ministry of Burlesque at Hoxton Hall… Continue reading We are most amused
All the World’s an Internship
Lost in CCI caught up with MA student Reeta Ruotsalainen who is currently interning at Shakespeare's Globe theatre on Bankside. Although Reeta has a background in drama, she is not working on the production side but is working instead with the Friends of Shakespeare's Globe, which helps support the running of the theatre. The Globe… Continue reading All the World’s an Internship
Get your vibratos out
For five years Streetwise Opera has been working with homeless and ex-homeless people in London, involving them in singing workshops and full-scale staged productions. They've enjoyed great reviews from the national and international press, and have been involved in a number of festivals and events such as the recent Sing London programme. Current CCI student… Continue reading Get your vibratos out
The Grand Tour
Current MA CCI student and Tate Britain intern Anna Chatziangelidou writes: "I was walking near my house yesterday when I suddenly saw a Rembrandt painting hanging on a public wall on Rose street, Covent Garden. Later that day, I had a cup of tea at Maison Bertaux in Soho and there it was again. Not… Continue reading The Grand Tour
Music internship at Icebox
Icebox, a music organization that gives exposure to new, BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) music makers, is offering an internship for a Project Co-ordinator to assist the Project Director with the day-to-day running and administration of the company’s development and music projects. The post-holder will be responsible for liaising with musicians, research, assisting in the… Continue reading Music internship at Icebox
MA CCI student Giulia Vaccari sent us this link to the website of forthcoming Hungarian 'body horror' film Taxidermia, distributed by extreme cinema specialists Tartan Films where Giulia is doing her internship. The still below is one of the more pleasant currently available on the internet. Variety write-up here.
Lost in CCI was at the famous TV studios in Teddington (south west London) today, visiting current CCI student Wei-Chia Hsu. Wei-Chia is shown above in the editing suite at the Chinese Channel, which is where he has been doing his internship. As well as learning some of the technical aspects of editing news bulletins,… Continue reading 新闻联播
Handel with care
Lost in CCI paid a call on the Handel House Museum in central London today, to visit current student Tracy Li at her internship. As the blue plaque shows, this is where the composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759. Many of his most famous works were composed here, including… Continue reading Handel with care
From 1st to 7th June 2007 a selection of award-winning US films will be shown in the heart of central London at the Declaration of Independence Film Festival - with the help of former CCI student Chloe Preece (MA CCI, 2005-6), who is Festival Assistant Producer, and current CCI students Marianna Kaplatzi and Ying Xiong,… Continue reading American independents
Welcome to Shanghai
In the first of a series of reports from CCI internships, here's a photo of Kate Rosser (and friend), who is currently in Shanghai on an 8-week internship with PR agency Adventi. Kate is shown here at a shooting in the fashion business Bonpoint. Other clients she has worked with recently include Moet and Chandon,… Continue reading Welcome to Shanghai