TV date for TCAT media students

Published: June 10, 2016

Young animators from Telford College of Arts and Technology will be playing a starring role on TV this evening, talking about their work in a movie-making competition.

Three media students – Daniel Gifford, Tara Darlington, and Michal Maisan – will be appearing on Big Centre TV, the local Freeview and cable TV channel for the West Midlands.
Thy will appear on the channel’s film show, The Big Picture, when viewers will get chance to see some of their work.

They took part in a competition to produce a short animated film showcasing what TCAT has got to offer.

Creative studies lecturer Anna Dowdall took the students across to the Big Centre studios in Walsall yesterday, when they also got the chance to see some of the channel’s news programmes being recorded.

You can see their appearance on The Big Picture, on Big Centre TV, at 9pm tonight – Freeview channel 7, Virgin channel 159, or streamed live online at

If you are interested in Art or media studies contact the College on 01952 642237 or email
Photo: Anna Dowdall and the TCAT students on The Big Picture set at Big Centre TV, with the show’s presenter and producer, Carl Jones.