Signal Starters’ Animation Selected for International Festival!

Signal Starters’ Animation Selected for International Festival!

Fantastic News! The animated short film ‘The Day Before Christmas’ made by our Signal Starters film club last December for 8-11yr olds, has been specially selected for screening at the 1st Annual Palm Springs International Animation Festival from November 9-11, 2017! Out of the 2,700 films submitted, we’re thrilled to announce The Day Before Christmas […]

Fling! Film Festival Nomination

Fling! Film Festival Nomination

We’ve been selected for this year’s Fling! Film Festival in the Young Persons Short Film Category for last year’s OFFLINE: Part of a Heritage Lottery Funded project that involved the local community called Lost Journeys of the Furness Railway. The Fling! Film festival is an event that showcases the work of young film makers from across the […]

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 […]

Into Film Awards Nomination!

Into Film Awards Nomination!

We’ve been nominated for 2 awards at this years Into Film Awards for ‘The Lost Roar’ and ‘Lost Stations’ short films. The Into Film Awards are taking place this year on the 14th March where they set out to find the best young filmmakers, reviewers, film clubs and teachers of the past twelve months. The […]

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 […]