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Northern Lens Youth Film Festival

Northern Lens is a new Youth Film Festival taking place on 16th June 2024 at the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.  As part of the Light the Blue Festival, Station House Media Unit, in partnership with Aberdeen Performing Arts, are hosting the film festival with support from the Sean Connery Foundation to celebrate youth filmmaking across the country, with a spotlight on the

Date added: 25/04/2024

shmu Youth Rap Project MkIII

Following the success of shmu's youth rap project, we are running another round in early 2024, again aimed at pupils in Primary 7 and Secondary One.

Open to children in Primary 7 or Secondary 1 attending Lochside, St Machar or Northfield Academies or their associated Primary schools, as well as children currently resident in Cummings Park, Middlefield, Northfield, Tillydrone, Seaton, Woodside or Torry, regardless of school attended.

Date added: 20/01/2024

Youth Media take on social action

At shmu, we have no shortage of creative and passionate young people, who want to make positive differences to the world and our environment. Which is why our youth media crew are delighted to be exploring the world of youth social action, with the help of funding from Children in Need and the Hunter Foundation.

Date added: 28/02/2023

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

shmu's Summer of Fun 2021

“Best summer ever, shmu is awesome, I can’t wait to go back”  - particpant

Thanks to funding from Cashback for Communities, the Fairer Aberdeen Fund and YouthLink Scotland we were able to offer a dynamic summer programme to young people aged 11-18 living in our regeneration areas.  

Spanning the school holidays, we offered introductions to filming, radio broadcasting, making music and outdoor activities both in the sunshine and under canvas (when the weather was less favourable), where young people learned to connect with and care about our surroundings and environment.   

Date added: 31/08/2021

MIA Results Day

We are delighted to share the news that our participants who sat the AS Level Moving Image Arts exam in May received their results yesterday (10/08/2021) and have all passed. 

Well done to them for all their hard work over a difficult year. They were all delighted with their results which will now help them to progress on their respective filmmaking journeys. 

Date added: 11/08/2021

Nothing to do? Come to shmu!

Thanks to funding from Cashback, Fairer Aberdeen and YouthLink Scotland, we're offering an exciting summer programme of free media-based activities to young people who live in the regeneration areas of Aberdeen and have just left P7 or are at secondary school.

Sessions will run throughout the school holidays from July 7th.

Date added: 30/06/2021

Youth Media summer school 2020

Each summer shmu’s Youth Media project offers a unique opportunity for new members to join the project and receive training in radio, filmmaking and journalism through our summer school.

Date added: 03/07/2020

Molly's Science Show Diary

"Hey, I’m Molly. I do the science show here at SHMU.  Since we’ve been In lockdown it has been very different for a lot of people (obviously), including everybody at SHMU.  <--break- />

Date added: 01/05/2020

Youth Media summer programme

The Youth Media team at shmu are gearing up for an exciting summer, with a jam-packed programme ahead for new members!

Date added: 12/06/2018