What is shmu?

Station House Media Unit (shmu), established as a charity in 2003, is one of the core cultural organisations in Aberdeen, and is at the forefront of Community Media development in Scotland, supporting residents in the seven regeneration areas of the city in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, both geographic and communities of interest, with an employability and training arm and a programme for offenders, both pre and post release.

Latest news

BFI Film Academy 2017 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the fourth Aberdeen BFI Film Academy course, which runs from September 2017 until February 2018. Funded by the BFI and Creative Scotland and working in partnership with NESCOL and the Belmont Filmhouse, the prestigious course will include masterclasses from a range of professionals, culminating in the production of two short films. Participants are expected to commit to weekly sessions and occasional training and filming over weekends.

Date added: 01/09/2017

Longtime Youth Media host moves on

Tuesday was a day of mixed emotions at shmu as one of our Youth Media presenters Natasha hosted her last Music Madness live show on shmu FM.

Natasha has been involved in Youth Media for over seven years, and has been involved in several projects at shmu including the Youth Radio Project and BFI Film Academy, as well as Youth Film, Radio and Music through the wider Youth Media project.

Date added: 16/08/2017

Support shmu

There are many opportunities for individuals, organisations and other partners to support our work. Whether you are interested in sponsoring an individual to undertake a life changing course or you want to invest in our broader community based development we are always delighted to talk through the many options available at shmu. shmuTRADE is the commercial arm of shmu, offering ‘ethical’ services with a tiered pricing structure. Services include video production, graphic design, sound recording and Internet based services.