Random Acts: Opportunity for creative young people & film-makers

Random Acts: Opportunity for creative young people & film-makers

We’re excited to be hosting a free workshop as part of Random Acts North, an amazing opportunity for young people aged 16-24yrs to create stunning short films. The workshop takes place on Saturday 4th July 1pm – 4pm at Signal Film and Media.This is a fantastic opportunity to be in with the chance to create […]

Signal Scoop ‘Best Innovative Project Award’ at NOMS

Signal Scoop ‘Best Innovative Project Award’ at NOMS

We were delighted to receive an award on Tues 12th May at the Achieve Northwest project conference as part of the Northwest Offenders Management Service. Our 2-year project with Achieve North West won the ‘Best Innovative Project Award’ at the Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool. Project Coordinator, Rachel Capovila, gladly received the award: “I was very proud receiving […]

Mental Health Partnership Project Developed by Young People

Mental Health Partnership Project Developed by Young People

We partnered with Brewery Youth Arts in Kendal and Aston Group Theatre Factory in Barrow-in-Furness to develop a project that explored mental health conditions and the different forms that it can take. 40 individual monologues were written by Ann Wilson, a successful performer and poet based in Kendal along with the help from young people […]

Window on Walney Project Update

Window on Walney Project Update

With funding received from the People’s Health Lottery, our ‘Window on Walney’ project has gathered and celebrated stories from right across the island and the ages. We’ve created opportunities for every generation living on the island to master various digital skills as well has bringing together different age groups to celebrate their community. We recently we […]

Film Screening: ‘Nightcrawler’ this month

Film Screening: ‘Nightcrawler’ this month

This month, Thursday 28th May 2015, 7.30pm we’re showing the greatly celebrated film ‘NIGHTCRAWLER’ (2014) starring the multi-talented actor Jake Gyllenhaal. As night-time pulls it’s dark veil over the metropolitan city of LA, heinous crimes are played out in streets and homes. Gyllenhaal plays the incessantly, driven character Lou Bloom, who, hungry for work unearths the breakneck world of crime-journalism. Lou […]

Cooke’s Crew Celebrates Year 2

Cooke’s Crew Celebrates Year 2

Cooke’s Crew young filmmakers showcased their films to a large audience as the 11-16 filmmaking club celebrates it’s 2nd year of successful projects. Over the last 2 years various films have been produced including animation, live-action puppetry and drama. This year we’ve successfully awarded 21 participants with Bronze Arts Award certificates. During the celebration event the […]