Northern Lights

University of Sunderland graduate, James Longman wins Emmy Award for his role on The Late Late Show with James Corden

James, who graduated with a degree in Media and Communication in 1998, received the accolade at the Emmy Awards which took place in LA last weekend (9-10 September 2017). James relocated to LA to work on the American late-night talk show in December 2015 and was honoured last year as a BAFTA LA Newcomer. He […]

 Megan Goodwin

BRITS nominee brings soul music to Sunderland

BRITS nominee brings soul music to Sunderland

A BRITs Critics’ Choice Awards nominee will be heading to Wearside to perform at a major awards ceremony. Izzy Bizu, who was one of three performers in the running for the prestigious award – whose past winners include Adele, Sam Smith and James Bay – will be joining headliners Lawson at Sunderland’s Retail and Style […]

 Henry Ranson

BAFTA Game Awards nominations

BAFTA Game Awards nominations

With the BAFTA’s reaching its conclusion last week, the BAFTA Game Awards are closing in fast, with comedian Rufus Hound announced as host of the award ceremony and the nominations released. This year it seems that Alien Isolation is the horse to bet on, with the Survival Horror reboot way ahead of the pack by securing […]

 Josh Hollis

Forget the Oscars! It's time for the first ever Northern Lights Awards

Forget the Oscars! It's time for the first ever Northern Lights Awards

You’ve seen the Oscars; you’ve heard about the Baftas; you’re pretty sure you saw a couple of vague tweets about that other awardsy thing that happened, and you’d certainly be forgiven for thinking you’ve had just about enough of rich famous people being given shiny things for being predictably good-looking and awesome. And that’s where […]