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 […]

Free Animation Workshops for Barrow’s Youngsters

Free Animation Workshops for Barrow’s Youngsters

Signal Starters is a filmmaking workshop in it’s 3rd year of delivery. There are now no spaces left for the summer workshops for 8-11 years olds. Through funding from BBC Children in Need, we advertise workshops for young people living in Barrow during school holidays, we place flyers in and around schools, so keep a look […]

Animation Success for BFI Graduate!

Animation Success for BFI Graduate!

We’re really proud of Michael who has been selected for a place on the prestigious BFI Film Academy animation residential taking place in February at Calling the Shots in Bristol, a city famously home to animation giants and Wallace and Gromit creators Aardman. Michael has taken part in many projects over the last few years at […]

BFI Film Academy Film Success and JOIN NOW!

BFI Film Academy Film Success and JOIN NOW!

Our BFI Film Academy film ‘DRIVEN’ (2014) HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY SELECTED TO BE SCREENED AT GRIMMFEST on 1st October in Manchester as part of their “Northern Showcase”. Grimmfest is listed as one of the top 40 genre film festivals internationally! We’re really excited to have one of our 16-19s professional training films to be showcased […]

Free Workshops for Walney Residents this Summer

Free Workshops for Walney Residents this Summer

Are you living on Walney and looking for something to do this summer? We’re offering free workshops for communities living on Walney Island. Last year we were successfully awarded funding from People’s Health Trust using money raised by HealthAble through The Health Lottery. This funding has helped our‘Window on Walney’ project gather and celebrate stories from […]