Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Inspired by the vast network of disused stations and railway lines surrounding Barrow-in-Furness, our year-long Lost Stations programme opened up a world of digital art for the community and Cumbria throughout 2017, featuring a whole host of opportunities to see, experience, and get involved with. Delivered from our dedicated base at Cooke’s Studios, the programme […]

WORDSWORTH: ‘THE TEMPORARY BARROVIAN’

WORDSWORTH: ‘THE TEMPORARY BARROVIAN’

A talk by Catherine Kay from The Wordsworth Trust took place on Wed 19th October at 7pm. This fascinating talk by Catherine Kay looked into William Wordsworth’s time spent at his Uncles’s House (The Clarkes Arms), at Rampside during the summer of 1794. It was during this time in the young poet’s life that significant […]

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 […]

Our BFI Participant Took Part in VFX Residency

Our BFI Participant Took Part in VFX Residency

Leah Tomkinson, 16, from Walney Island took part in an 8 day VFX residency in Amersham. Leah is part of our BFI Film Academy programme that ran from October 2014-February 2015 for 16-19s. Leah was chosen through the BFI  to attend the Centroid Monsters, Myths and Legends Academy  in Amersham. This was an intense programme that offered participants […]

National Film and Television School Success

National Film and Television School Success

One of our BFI Film Academy student’s was successfully chosen to take part in a 2-week craft residential this April at the National Film Television School. Jade Burke, 17, from Lancaster has been attending Signal’s Academy since October 2014, polishing her filmmaking talents through professional guidance and a 2-day film shoot. As selected providers and partners […]

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 […]