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Lucy Wilson-Green

Career Path: Filmmaker, Self-Employed
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

I've always wanted to make films and since leaving the course I've become award-winning in my field and have also been commissioned by the BFI for a script I started working on after I graduated. 

What are you doing now?Lucy Wilson-Green

Working on my writing and directing in a professional setting.

What was it about Northumbria that made you decide to study here?

I love the north and the course looked really engaging.

What was it like studying at Northumbria?

The fact it was very vocational and was so close to working in the real world.

If you took on a placement during your course how did you feel this helped you in your career/ with your studies?

My placement actually landed me my first industry job.

What was the best thing about your course?

How close it is to real life work.

How did studying at Northumbria help you achieve your career goals/ give your career an edge?

How engaged the tutors were with the students work and the constant line of constructive feedback.

Which skills/knowledge did you learn on your course that you use most now throughout your career?

Everything I learned on the course I was able to apply to real challenges I face in my day-to-day life as a filmmaker.

What did you enjoy most about your time at Northumbria University?

Working with new people.

What advice would you give somebody who is considering studying at Northumbria?

Make the most of it and really utilise the tutors vocational experience.

How would you describe your time at Northumbria in three words?

Fun, fast and rewarding.

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