"Thank you, very
sagacious, perceptive and well written! I value our relationship with
the Society very highly."
Undergraduate Course Leader,
University for the Creative Arts, Farnham Campus.
"Thank you for your
Society's Accreditation Report. This report is extensive and carefully
considered and we are
grateful for your observations, comments and advice.
This process has been enlightening for all the staff involved in the four postgraduate courses and has allowed us to positively reflect on
Postgraduate Course Leader, Bournemouth University.
"Many thanks to the BKSTS
panel of Industry experts who came to visit our staff, facilities and
students on the recent re-accreditation visit, as usual they were most
thorough, supportive and gave some excellent advice on the curriculum
development, additional potential links with industry and ideas for moving
forward. Extremely grateful for their encouragement and support."
Academic Course Group Leader, Staffordshire
my retirement from full time paid employment, I have
been undertaking some media and creative education
consultancy work for the International Moving Image
Society ( IMIS ), which runs a UK Government approved
formally known as the British Kinematograph, Sound &
Television Society, ( BKSTS ), based at the world famous
Pinewood Studios, is uniquely placed to assure,
encourage, and support industry relevance in moving
image and media production courses. The Society
offers a supportive accreditation and consultation
service for higher education courses longer than a
year in length such as HNDs, degrees and masters
It provides an
independent worthwhile and recognised kite mark and an assurance to
students, staff, employers and parents of a course's
professional relevance. In addition course teams
receive an independent consultation about their course, an
independent report with possible advice and
recommendations. I have been visiting the institutions,
acted as a consultant and authored
To learn more about
this accreditation and consultancy service
view an old legacy website.
As part of that professional
media and film industry society, and for the work I have undertaken in the
re-establishment and re-vitalisation of that Society's
Accreditation scheme, I had the honour of being awarded a
Fellowship of the Society in 2012.
To learn more about the
Society you can view the three minute video below.
Remember to turn
the volume control up.