Zoom.12 Film Festival: WINNER! Best International Children’s Film

Zoom.12 Film Festival: WINNER! Best International Children’s Film

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO SHOUT OUT ABOUT THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW FILM FESTIVAL AWARD! THE LOST ROAR – CREATED BY OUR SIGNAL STARTERS FILMMAKING CLUB IN DECEMBER 2016 – HAS JUST WON THE CLAPPERBOARD FOR BEST CHILDREN’S FILM IN INTERNATIONAL SECTION AT THE ZOOM.12 FILM FESTIVAL IN SLOVENIA! Stop-motion animation THE LOST ROAR was selected […]

BFI Academy film wins Osprey Short Film Awards 2018

BFI Academy film wins Osprey Short Film Awards 2018

WE WON! Signal Film and Media is delighted to announce that the BFI Film Academy 2017-18 has won the Judges Prize at the Osprey Short Film Awards at Keswick Film Festival 2018 with post-apocalyptic drama BEST OF THREE. The Osprey Short Film Awards took place on Saturday 24th February 2018 from 1pm at The Alhambra […]

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 […]