Graduate's TV Score Gets Emmy Nomination

Thursday 27 August 2015
Joe Donohoe

Graduate's TV Score Gets Emmy Nomination

Music from BBC's The Missing, contributed to by graduate Joe Donohoe, has been nominated for an Emmy Award.

Joe worked as an assistant to composer Dominik Scherrer on The Missing, which has been nominated for two Emmy awards - Outstanding Music for a Miniseries and Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series.

The results will be announced on Sunday 20 September. Joe composed additional music, programmed bespoke samples and played various instruments on the score.

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Spotlight on Falmouth Grads in National Talent Campaign

They only completed their studies this summer but Falmouth graduates are already making headway in Creative Review magazine's Talent Spotting project.

Illustration graduates Ana Jaks and Hector Trend along with photography graduates Joseph Ball and Miri Stevens are four of just 20 art and design graduates chosen by Creative Review to have their work showcased throughout the country.

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Falmouth Student Satisfaction at Record High

Falmouth has continued to improve in the latest National Student Satisfaction (NSS) Survey.

Overall satisfaction improved by two points to 84% - a rise of nine points over the past four years - and the first year that graduating students have paid £9000 in tuition fees for their entire course.

Falmouth improved its scores in all of the question areas and reached 92% for learning resources such as the library, IT provision and specialist equipment, 14 courses scored 90% or more for overall satisfaction and two courses, Drawing and Creative Advertising, achieved 100%.

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Graduate Designs Guardian Clearing Cover

Illustration graduate Thomas Pullin has designed this year's Guardian clearing supplement front cover.

We were approached by the Guardian to create the cover of their annual clearing supplement. The call was put out to students to design a cover to get people to apply to university through clearing with a "don't panic vibe."

Thomas' submission was chosen by the newspaper and his designs were featured in a double page spread as well as on the front cover.

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Major Research Project Attracts Global Attention

Hundreds of people filled Truro Cathedral recently (12 July) for the premier performance of the Online Orchestra - a project allowing people living hundreds of miles apart to make music together for the first time.

Dr Michael Rofe, Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator for BA(Hons) Music, is principal investigator for the project: "Playing in ensembles is a crucial part of a musician's development but geographic remoteness often prevents this. That's a great shame because you get better as a musician by playing with other people.

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