Hope you have all had a wonderful week without getting too soaked (at least if I had a garden I’d appreciate not missing my hose pipe!)
Journalist Meet up
Join your sector connectors this Saturday at 11am in café 2 at the Tate Modern for coffee and a friendly chat – more details here
Congratulations to Medianetter Francis Annan who has made the Reed film competition shortlist with the entry Going Up. Please vote for him – watch and vote for Francis’ short film Going Up here voting closes 21st May.
Event – Queen’s chaplain
Arts Centre Group are putting on an event at the Lighthouse Café Club with the Rev Canon Dr Gavin Ashenden - Broadcaster/ Author and Chaplain to HM the Queen. 31 May at 7pm. For more details check out their website
Meet Eleanor Perkins
The Levenson Inquiry – a Christian Response
The Church and Media Network are holding a Forum which will provide a briefing for church leaders and communicators to help them understand and respond to The Leveson Inquiry. It will take place from 4pm to 5pm on Wednesday 23rd May at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. Refreshments will be served from 3.45pm. For more details, check out their website
Pass The Baton
Jenny Lee has written a piece reflecting on the upcoming Fast Girls film. Read her article here and remember there is a special Fast Girls screening on 19th May - I’ll be there and would be great to see you.
Jenny is Director of Jericho Films and Founder of the I Will Tell International - find out more about her here
Day of Prayer
A reminder about the global Day of Prayer for the Media which is on Sunday 20th May. It would be great if you could encourage your churches and Christian friends to pray. And if you would like to upload a prayer, you can on the CMN website here
Following the popularity of the last sell-out OpenSource event, they are holding another one on 23rd May at LICC in London.
OpenSource is a forum event for those who meet on the crossroads of technology and theology. With engaging talks and opportunities to share, these events are mind-stretching, idea-inspiring evenings fuelled by good food and refreshing drinks – for more info and to book tickets, visit their website
The Wayfarer Arts Conference is a week-long residential conference for Christians involved in the arts. Speakers include writer and director Murray Watts, and Joe Kickasola (Film and Digital Media Professor at Baylor University, New York). Lee Abbey in Devon, 9th to 15th July. More details here
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