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We are recruiting - two brand new roles to fill

No matter what your job is at shmu, everyone’s work is about the same thing – transforming the lives of individuals and communities across North East Scotland. We are looking for four exceptional, innovative, community minded individuals to join our team in key full time roles.

Date added: 14/08/2022

BFI Academy 2022 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy which will run from September 2022 to January 2023. If you are aged 16-19 years old and are interested in film or want to explore a career in film, then this is the perfect course for you.  

Date added: 04/08/2022

BFI Academy 2022 - Apply Now!

Applications are open for the Aberdeen BFI Film Academy which will run from September 2022 to January 2023. If you are aged 16-19 years old and are interested in film or want to explore a career in film, then this is the perfect course for you.  

As a student on the BFI Film Academy course, you will gain invaluable experience working alongside industry professionals who are respected practitioners in their field. You will be offered hands-on filmmaking experience which will help you to develop practical knowledge and skills. You’ll be able to explore your own creativity and passions in a supportive and dynamic environment. 

Date added: 03/08/2022

Volunteering Opportunities at shmu

'Pop Ups' in local communities will show what's on offer

We‘re passionate about hearing your stories, covering topics that are important to you and your community, and sharing these through print, radio, TV and online.  

We challenge mainstream media messaging by supporting our communities to learn media skills that empower them to share and celebrate news important to their lives. 

We’re looking for new volunteers to get involved with shmuPRESS, shmuFM and shmuTV. 

Date added: 02/08/2022

shmu’s One Day Challenge

Are you up for making a film, broadcasting a live radio programme, or making a song from scratch in just one day? 

If you live in Tillydrone, Woodside, Torry, Middlefield, Seaton, Northfield or Cummings Park, come and join us at shmu HQ in Woodside, Aberdeen during the summer holidays for shmu’s One Day Challenge.  Our challenge sessions will give you a taster of what goes into creating your own film, radio programme or track and how much fun it can be.

Date added: 12/07/2022

North East Culture Collective seeks practitioners

North East Culture Collective (NECC) is seeking practitioners in any artform to facilitate co-creation with diverse community groups in a range of settings. 

Date added: 24/05/2022

An exciting digital broadcasting future for the city

We are applying for a small-scale Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) licence through Ofcom to run an initiative that will provide an exciting opportunity for the future of radio in the city.

The new Small Scale DAB platform will carry up to twenty different stations in digital quality and will provide an affordable long-term digital future for many existing broadcasters, as well as offering a platform to support local broadcasters to flourish.

Date added: 19/04/2022

Youth Media vs Chemistry!

Our Youth Media Team were recently visited by Dr Alan McCue from the University of Aberdeen in partnership with the Curiosity Fund during British Science Week! The group got to watch multiple chemistry demonstrations, film them and speak about it on their radio show.  

Check out the video, then read on to find out what some of the group thought of it all...

Date added: 05/04/2022

Pitching Up - a new project from 57N, shmu & PitchPlay Music

Our new Pitching Up project, run by our 57 North strand, will offer the opportunity for up to 20 young songwriters, singers, producers, composers and musicians to learn and create alongside PitchPlay Music – a dedicated international music publishing service with directors based in Aberdeen and London.

Date added: 08/03/2022

Making Recovery Visible - Film Course

Making Recovery Visible - Film Course begins March 2022

The Making Recovery Visible project offers creative courses that aim to support those negatively affected by substance use & addictive behaviour, and who have embarked on a recovery journey to embrace hope and change.

Each course will work with participants to create meaningful and powerful media that will tackle the associated stigma that surrounds addiction by Making Recovery Visible.

Date added: 18/02/2022