Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Stan Winston School of Character Arts - IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Drama students, have you been using the Stan Winston online resource?  What's in it for me?, we hear you ask ...

The Stan Winston School

"Stan Winston School is the world's premiere online destination for learning the art and technology of character creation from Award-winning industry professionals. Creating compelling characters requires a vast range of skills and techniques, from big budget cinematic approaches to DIY methods you can use in your garage or home workshop."
  •  500+ hours of On-Demand video instruction to choose from
  • Live Online Courses, providing Students with the opportunity to connect with our faculty in real-time, and even earn a Stan Winston School Certificate! 
  • If you're an artist or technician who wants to learn from the best, welcome to SWSCA. Learn, Create!
RCS registered staff and students can request the login details from the Library desk.  However, we thought we'd better let you know that Stan Winston are no longer supporting Internet Explorer.

If any RCS reader finds that they are seeing a black screen when they click onto their site then this will be the reason. Please use another browser such as Chrome.

Cool New Library Colleague? Meet our Snow Queen

Here are some suggestions of things you might enjoy - seasonal and otherwise! Access all this goodness via the library catalogue or our dedicated web-pages.

CLICK HERE for our Library Portal pages 
CLICK HERE for the Library Catalogue
CLICK HERE for library guides on the Portal
Why not explore our costume eBooks?

 You might enjoy listening to  recordings of the ballet The Snow Queen on Naxos ...

For a different take on the Snow Queen, consider Elsa, from Frozen.  Read Sarah Whitfield's chapter in The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen, locating Frozen as a Feminist Disney Musical.  This is available on Drama Online.

'Team Snow Queen: feminist cinematic ‘misinterpretations’ of a fairy tale': this online article in the E-Journal Studies in European Cinema looks at four female directors using Hans Christian Andersen’s story ‘The Snow Queen’ as hypotext. 

How about some 'Snow Queen' tracks in the Jazz Music Library?

Trouble accessing offsite?
Try looking at our guides on the