Cooke’s Cinema: Film Screening and Free Talk

Cooke’s Cinema: Film Screening and Free Talk

FILM enthusiasts, creative writers and anyone interested in mental health… COME ALONG to the Cooke’s Cinema this Thursday! You will get the chance to learn more about unique characters in the movies from Screenwriter and film school lecturer Karen Bird. Karen will discuss how to design complex, believable and sympathetic characters for the screen, with a particular focus on the […]

Success At Film Festivals!

Success At Film Festivals!

Short films created by local young trainees at Barrow’s Signal Film and Media scooped three prizes at the Cumbria Short Film Competition awards ceremony last week (20th November) and one prize at Cinemagic Film Festival in Belfast (November 27th). The six-minute psychological thriller ‘Driven’, made by a group of 16 to 19-year-olds, brought home the Audience […]

Inspiring Youth Enterprise in Cumbria

Inspiring Youth Enterprise in Cumbria

Earlier this year we travelled the length and breadth of Cumbria to produce a showcase of young entrepreneurial talent for local business-support company Furness Enterprise. We interviewed ten young people aged 13 to 27 years to capture different journeys to setting up in business. The inspiring collection of short films was launched in Autumn and has since […]

New Film Produced By 8-11s in Barrow

New Film Produced By 8-11s in Barrow

This summer we delivered a weeklong filmmaking course for enthusiastic young filmmakers in the Barrow-in-Furness area. A bunch of 8-11 year olds got their chance to get involved in the making of a short film with an industry professional, London Director, Sam Harrie. The Children in Need funded project gave participants the exciting opportunity of […]