SAE Extra is part of a new series of free events open to the public where creative media industry professionals share their expertise. 



SAE Extra Masterclass with Tony Dofat
Grammy nominated music producer Tony Dofat visited SAE UK campuses to talk about his fascinating career working with renowned artists like P. Diddy, Mary J. Blige and Jay Z.


SAE Extra Guest Lecture with Stuart Epps
SAE Institute London welcomed music producer and audio engineer Stuart Epps to talk about his fascinating career in the music industry. Stuart has worked with legendary acts such as Elton John and Oasis and continues to work with up and coming artists across the globe. 

SAE Extra Masterclass with Jaroslav Beck
Video Game and Movie Trailer composer Jaroslav Beck visited SAE to deliver an inspirational talk about his career and how to get a break in the industry. The SAE Oxford graduate has produced music for some of the biggest titles in the business including Battlefield, World of Warcraft and Star Wars. Read full report.

SAE Extra Masterclass with Michael Berliner
SAE Institute London welcomed Film Producer Michael Berliner to talk about his career and offer advice on breaking into the business. Michael is an independent producer who has made 14 award-winning shorts through his company Pico Pictures since 2008. These include four for the UK Film Council and one a piece for BBC HD, BBC Writersroom and one of the new high budget BFI Shorts.  This Summer, his debut feature Adult Life Skills came out in cinemas after its world premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York. It was a £550k film backed by Creative England. 


SAE Extra Masterclass with DJ Nomine
SAE London and Oxford were excited to welcome international DJ and Producer Nomine to deliver an SAE Extra Electronic Music Workflow Masterclasses to Audio Production students. Read the full report.


SAE Extra Masterclass with screenwriter and director Darren Rapier
SAE Institute were delighted to host a film masterclass with Darren titled ‘Breaking In: A writer’s guide to getting in and staying there. In this seminar, the acclaimed director and writer delved into the screenwriting process and shared his advice for aspiring writers wanting to launch a successful career.


SAE Extra Masterclass with Clint Murphy
SAE Institute were delighted to invite students, alumni and the wider Liverpool community to an exclusive masterclass with world-class producer and engineer Clint Murphy. Over the years, Clint has worked with a range of high-profile artists, including the Manic Street Preachers, Melanie C, Thunder, 50 Cent, G-Unit, Jesus Jones, Silverchair and Stoosh.


SAE Extra 'How to get a job in Film and Television' with Sue Turbett
Making it in the film industry can be tough. Filmmaker and journalist Sue Turbett visited our Oxford and London campuses this month to help students, staff, alumni and filmmaking enthusiasts get on the inside track. Read the full report


SAE Extra Masterclass with BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award winning Director Michael J Ferns
Michael’s exclusive guest talk provided an insight into directing across multiple mediums, including both advertising and broadcast entertainment television. Michael J Ferns is a 25 year-old BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award winner and nominated director who has been shooting, directing and editing films since he was 12 years old. Michael studied film production at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland before moving down to London where he has directed content and commercials for brands like Boots, Toni & Guy, Arla, The Body Shop and RBS. Read more about Michael.


SAE Extra Masterclass with Games Developer Oscar Clark
In his two hour Masterclass, Oscar Clark, Author of Games As A Service explored the nature of creativity as it applies to games design. He demonstrated that we are all creative and that it by treating both the process of development and the player experience as a journey we might just make better games. Oscar has been in the games industry since 1998, and has been involved with marketing, game design, development, launch and operations of numerous market leading games services and technologies. He has been involved in different capacities in notable projects from BT's Wireplay, 3UK, NVIDIA, PlayStation Home and is an Evangelist at Unity Technologies.


SAE Extra Screenwriting Masterclass with Neal Romanek
SAE Institute was delighted to invite students, alumni, applicants and members of the public to a guest lecture 'Architecting the Universe: how to build a storyworld' with Neal Romanek. Neal is the current editor of TV Technology Europe and an accomplished screenwriter, who has developed TV and film narratives for Joel Silver (The Matrix), Lisa Henson (Lethal Weapon, Batman and Batman Returns) and the legendary Dino De Laurentiis (King Kong).


SAE Extra Workshop with ROLI
SAE Institute is delighted to invite students, graduates and industry representatives to a hands-on workshop with ROLI. ROLI is a London­-based music technology company which counts Stevie Wonder, Hans Zimmer, Professor Green, Jamie xx, and KT Tunstall as its clients. Founded in 2009, ROLI’s key product is a futuristic piano that uses press, stroke, and gesture to make sound. To see the latest innovative audio technology produced by ROLI, check out this promotional video