The Women in the Arts and Media Coalition is a centralized resource for professional women in the performing arts and media industries. This master’s track suits students who have studied one of the arts disciplines (dance, music, theater, film, literature, performance art) or arts-related perspectives (media studies, cultural studies, art history, arts sociology, arts philosophy) in their Bachelor programme.
Past and current students have gone on internships at various Dutch and foreign institutions: media archives such as the Institute for Sound & Image (including the Dutch radio and television archives) and Eye Filminstituut Nederland (formerly the Film Museum), De Balie cultural centre, the Dutch Research Council, Vice, het Nieuwe Instituut, galleries and national newspapers.
First things first – a big congratulations to Alder Hey’s Children’s Hospital Arts for Health service, which has been successful in securing £50,000 from the People’s Project Big Lottery Fund to deliver a comprehensive programme of music with children and families on the wards.
In MAS courses, students gain knowledge of the structure and processes of major media industries – including the film, television, internet, music, and game industries – as well as the operation of digital media companies, technology services, and entrepreneurial ventures.
Traditional print media companies are now required by readers of different audiences to produce multiplatform content and smaller independent publishers have gained access to the same market by making their material available through desktop publishing and web creation software packages.