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 […]

Lost Journeys of the Furness Railway: Gone but not forgotten

Lost Journeys of the Furness Railway: Gone but not forgotten

This July marked the end of our creative heritage project, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.  The Lost Journeys exhibition attracted 100s of visitors and featured stories, animations, films, oral history recordings and photography by local participants – sharing and celebrating the importance of the old train lines of the Furness area through creative media. A visitor said: “It’s […]

Spooky Signal Library take-over!

Spooky Signal Library take-over!

There was something strange in our neighbourhood when Signal Cinema brought the 80s classic Ghostbusters to Barrow Library! The special pop-up event was also a showcase for local filmmaking talent, with the premiere of Welcome to Ravenscroft High, a six minute comedy-horror made by a team of 16-19-year olds from Furness who took part in the BFI […]