Career advice from renowned filmmaker Philip Bloom
Renowned film-maker Philip Bloom visited the School of Media, Film and Journalism at the University of Ulster Coleraine on March 10th and 11th, 2014. Philip has specialised in creating incredible film-like images with low budget video. He has worked for all the major UK broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV, C4 and Sky, as well as many others around the world including CBS, Discovery, FOX and NBC. Independent projects are key to Philip and he mostly works in this field now. One of his most successful projects was “How To Start A Revolution” which won a BAFTA in 2012 and was also awarded prizes at several film festivals including Best Documentary at the 2011 Raindance festival. Currently Philip is working on various documentary and fiction projects and much more besides. In this video, Philip talks about his own career path and gives advice to aspiring film-makers.