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 […]

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 […]