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 […]

We Need Your Support! Youth Programme Fundraising

We Need Your Support! Youth Programme Fundraising

YOUTH PROGRAMME FUNDRAISING “He must have been fully engaged with the teacher as he has told me so much since coming home. He just keeps talking about it and is making his own movies now on video camera, stop motion photography and using coding stuff for animation, I have no idea what he’s on about […]

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 […]

Online Showcase: Films to Help You Online

Online Showcase: Films to Help You Online

ABOUT #NotWithoutMe We’ve come to the end of our #NotWithoutMe digital initiative project, which allowed teenagers and young adults the opportunity to gain access to digital skills workshops to engage them towards understanding how they can use the internet to it’s full advantage. The scheme aimed to equip them with the skills and information that they need […]