Camglen Radio “Up in Smoke”

Camglen Radio has recently produced a short radio feature titled "Up in Smoke" for NHS Lanarkshire. The programme created by Camglen Radio volunteers looks at the issue of smoking in Cambuslang & Rutherglen and addresses some of the key services in place to help smokers quit. You can listen to the feature below! (more…)

Social Media: Less is more – enhancing creativity?

Earlier this year Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo became the first person to share a Vine  on the micro-blogging platform. Users have commented on Vine as being the Instagram of video, allowing users up to 6 seconds to create a short video. With the launch of this new platform, relating it to the creative and cultural industries it makes me wonder - does this contribute to creativity? I would argue yes. Having ...

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International Community Media Day 2013

Monday 4th November, 2013 marked the first (hopefully of many) International Community Media Day. King Lambie Productions were the official Scottish partners in the event co-ordinated through Citizens' Eye with over 25 countries participating. Below is a highlight of some tweets, content and quotes from #commedia13 discussion in Glasgow

Out with the old, in with the new…

Hello! (Warning, delayed post!) Owing to server issues and lack of time I haven't really had a chance to stop, gather my thoughts and type them here. Since I last blogged a lot has happened, too much! So here's the highlights.. I have set up a production company with my partner, Gillian Lambie called King Lambie Productions. The company was established earlier this year, in May following my trip to ...

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International Community Media Day #commedia13

It's been a long time in the planning but I am pleased to announce that registration is now open to attend International Community Media Day's Scotland hub which has been curated by King Lambie Productions. To give you a flavor of what to expect here's some details about the event below.. The event will take place on Monday 4th November between 10am and 4pm in the heart of Glasgow. As ...

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Call for Volunteers! #commedia13

As you may have been following, International Community Media Day is less than SIX WEEKS away! We at King Lambie Productions have been working hard at making sure Scotland´s hub is the best it can possibly be and with the visitors to Glasgow we have in store, it’s looking to be pretty good. (more…)

Theatre of the Mind; Navigation Through Sound

Documentary submitted as part of my Creative Project BA (Hons) Broadcast Production degree, ‘Theatre of the Mind; Navigation Through Sound’ is a short radio documentary which explores how blind people can use sound to navigate. The programme features a range of concepts which is hoped contributes to its effectiveness and conveys realism. (more…)

Citizen Media 2012: Principles and Practices

Recently a lot of my time has been dedicated to writing my Honours thesis. It's been an interesting experience, and despite it being challenging at times, I have loved every moment of it. Having submitted the final copy just over a month now, and having some down time, I thought now is best to get back to writing. Below is the final dissertation which I submitted, feel free to add ...

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Interview with Tom Wallace about the Cuningar Loop project

On Wednesday I interviewed Tom Wallace, project manager from the Forestry Commission currently working on  the Cuningar Loop project in Rutherglen. Which is a partnership between the Forestry Commission, Clyde Gateway, South Lanarkshire Council and Glasgow City Council, the project hopes to redevelop old industrial land and turn it into a green public space. Cuningar Loop will await a planning decision by both councils in April, and will be open ...

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#spreefest12; day 04

Brief summary of the social media activity during the final day of the Spree Festival '12 hostedin Paisley from 25th-28th October, 2012.