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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Signal Day Out: A Visit to Digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN

Visiting leading digital artist RACHEL MACLEAN at HOME in Manchester. Part of: Our new Oct – Mar season , Art Sat 29 Oct 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017 Wot u 🙂 about? presents a major solo exhibition of entirely new work by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean, who will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Curated by Bren O’Callaghan, Visual Art […]

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. […]