Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: A digital arts programme launch event with artist talk On Tuesday 14th March at 6.30pm we invited the public to Cooke’s Studios to hear a free Artist Talk by Manchester based digital artist Sam Meech as the start of our official project launch! SAM MEECH, a lecturer in Graphic Design at Manchester School of Art […]

Lost Stations Programme

Lost Stations Programme

Contemporary Digital Arts Activities for 2017. Funded by Arts Council England.    

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

AN ANIMATION about a lost railway station made by youngsters from Barrow-in-Furness has clocked up over 38,000 views online after winning a national film award and featuring on BBC Radio 4’s Facebook page. The Heritage Lottery funded short, made by pupils from Barrow Island Primary School with charity Signal Film and Media, clinched the title of ‘Best […]

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

  Our new digital arts programme ‘Lost Stations’ features upcoming talks by highly acclaimed artist practitioners, mentored workshops, exhibitions and artist residencies. The project will be launched in Cooke’s Studios on Tuesday 14 March at 6.30pm. The launch will introduce a rare and unique opportunity for artists, designers, photographers and filmmakers to explore the world of […]

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

We’ve just celebrated 3 years of the success of our Signal Starters school holidays project on the 1st March 2017. We invited all past participants, plus the whole community to watch the films made. There was a special red carpet, balloons and snacks, plus a visit from BBC Children in Need as well as the Mayoress […]

NEW CINEMA SEASON 2017

NEW CINEMA SEASON 2017

THE NEW SPRING CINEMA SEASON IS HERE! // FREEBIES // SHORT FILMS // NEW VENUES // GUESTS // We finished our last cinema season on such a high, we just couldn’t wait to tell you all about what we have in store for cinema-lovers in the local area! So to launch ourselves into 2017 with […]

Filmmaking Workshops For 11-16 Year Olds

Filmmaking Workshops For 11-16 Year Olds

We’re really excited to announce that we’re once again looking to recruit more young people to be part of our weekly filmmaking club beginning in September. For this project we are inviting 11-16 year olds to apply to learn about film whilst also getting the chance to develop leadership skills, their personal resilience, teamwork and communication skills. […]

Get Digital 16-19s Free Creative Filmmaking Workshops

Get Digital 16-19s Free Creative Filmmaking Workshops

Signal will be running digital media workshops with a group of local 16 to 19 year olds on our Get Digital project, kindly funded by the Sir John Fisher Foundation, Francis C Scott Charitable Trust and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The group will learn a range of filmmaking, digital and leadership skills from visiting industry professionals through a series of masterclasses, workshops […]